Utilis Advocates for Texas Senate Bill, Enabling Business Exchange with Israel

April 16, 2019
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Utilis participated in a Texas state legislative committee hearing on April 9th and was subsequently recognized on both the Senate floor by Senator Brandon Creighton and on the House floor by Representative Phil King. Utilis CEO, Elly Perets, spoke before the Senate Committee of Business and Commerce to advocate for a bill that seeks to prioritize and strengthen the relationship between Texas and Israel.

“We are truly honored to have the opportunity to speak before the Senate Committee in support of this important legislation.” CEO Elly Perets expressed when asked for comment. “Pro-Israel legislation such as this makes us want to prioritize doing business in Texas and help save taxpayer dollars by bringing our innovative technology to this market.”

Texas Senate Bill 491 further clarifies and strengthens Texas state law which prohibits the State of Texas from contracting with and investing in companies that boycott Israel.

“We’re here to stand with Israel. And we’re going to continue to stand with Israel, … businesses are allowed, with the passage of this bill, to continue to discriminate against Israel…but not with Texas taxpayer dollars.” Senator Brandon Creighton of Texas stated in response to an opponent of the proposed law.

About Utilis
Utilis is the only patented technology using satellite microwave technology to penetrate soil in the search for drinking water associated with leaking pipes. As the world’s only drinking water leak detection provider, their algorithm brings remote sensing technologies to the forefront of protecting the earth’s resources. Headquartered in Israel, with a United States subsidiary in San Diego, CA, Utilis currently provides innovative solutions for utilities around the globe. For more information on Utilis and to learn more about our technology visit

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