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Meet the team

The management team at Aquam Pipe Diagnostics represent over 100 years of combined experience in the water and wastewater industry. We are committed to nurturing these valuable accolades through continued investment in employee development and ongoing training programs. Our people are the face of our company and the cornerstone of our success.

Danny Krywyj

Founder and Managing Director

Founder and president of Aquam Pipe Diagnostics (formerly known as JD7), Danny also leads the research and development team for both Aquam Pipe Diagnostics and the parent company Aquam Corporation. Prior to establishing Aquam Pipe Diagnostics, Danny spent 11 years working within Technical Development at Rolls Royce Naval Marine, developing innovative and progressive technologies for Rolls Royce Aerospace. He obtained a degree in product design engineering from University of Derby and throughout his career has gained experience in mechanical engineering, manufacturing processes and production for endeavors in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe and Australia.


Emma Quail

Vice President

Emma is Vice President of Aquam Pipe Diagnostics in North America and is responsible for developing the sales and marketing aspects of the business. Shealso manages key accounts and business partnerships to support the expansion of the company. As a native of Northern Ireland, Emma brings with her over 15 years of experience and knowledge in water distribution systems and pipeline management from the UK and Ireland. She promotes new approaches and technologies for condition assessment, pipeline diagnostics, and non-revenue water (NRW) assessment and reduction here in the US. Emma graduated with a BSc and MSc in Environmental Sciences from the University of Ulster and Queens University, Belfast. She is also an active member of the AWWA Water Loss Control Committee and a contributing author of the new M77 Manual of Practice: Condition Assessment of Water Mains.


Jim Fisher

North America Sales Manager

As Sales Manager for Aquam Pipe Diagnostics and based out of Erlanger Kentucky, Jim oversees the sales and distribution of Aquam Pipe Diagnostics assessment technologies and services across North America. He is responsible for driving sales and motivating a team of Regional Sales Managers located out of Aquam Pipe Diagnostics key locations – San Diego CA, Washington DC, Miami FL and Houston TX. With over 40 years in the fields of non-revenue water (NRW), pipeline assessment and asset management, Jim leverages the technical and operational capabilities of the business. He has published numerous articles on water loss control, leak detection techniques and accurate meter sizing and has presented numerous times at various AWWA section meetings nationwide.


Dave McIntosh

Production Manager

Based out of Aquam corporate Headquarters in San Diego CA, Dave oversees manufacturing and the service and repair division of the company to support product sales and developments in new technologies. With over 30 years of Operations exposure and practice, Dave has experience in Production, Quality Control, Service and Repairs, and Information Technology management for a variety of manufacturing organizations ranging from small startup companies to contract manufacturers and Fortune 500 companies. He applies his mechanical and technical expertise to ensure quality production and efficient service to support existing customer demand and future innovation.


Jeff Rice

Sales Manager, North Eastern Region

Based outside Philadelphia, PA, Jeff has 32 years in the water and wastewater industry of which about 23 years were spent in the water and wastewater plant equipment business. For the last decade, Jeff has been focused on the pipeline condition assessment sector and has expanded his knowledge base working for a variety of industry peers. He has also gained extensive experience in solution selling and assisting both municipal and private entities to evaluate and extend the life expectancy of their critical infrastructure. Jeff is responsible for an operational team in the Washington, DC office and spearheads sales and business development in the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, DC, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.