Pipemaker names new president

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ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 6, 2010 -- Paul Ciolino has been named president of United States Pipe and Foundry Company (U.S. Pipe). He replaces Raymond Torok who is retiring from that position.

U.S. Pipe is a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products Inc. (NYSE: MWA), a leading provider of products and services used in water distribution networks and water treatment facilities.

"We are excited to have someone of Paul's stature join U.S. Pipe," said Gregory E. Hyland, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Mueller Water Products. "Paul understands the water infrastructure and ductile iron pipe industries, and he already has strong relationships with water system customers and distributors."

Hyland added, "I want to thank Ray for his many contributions to U.S. Pipe. He led the Company through some very challenging economic conditions and ensured that it remained competitive and well-positioned for when the market turns around. He was the driving force behind our automated ductile iron pipe manufacturing operation, which has been recognized for its innovation and efficiency and which, we believe, represents the future of the ductile iron pipe industry."

Ciolino brings more than 25 years of experience to his new position with U.S. Pipe, most recently as president of Griffin Pipe Products Co. Inc. Ciolino joined Griffin in 2002 as vice president of marketing and was named president of the Illinois-based ductile iron pipe manufacturer later that year. Griffin Pipe is a subsidiary of AMSTED Industries Inc.

"U.S. Pipe has consistently led the industry in innovation and quality, and we have a tremendous opportunity to strengthen our leadership position," said Ciolino. "I look forward to helping U.S. Pipe continue its long tradition of innovation and service as the United States continues to rebuild our aging water infrastructure."

Prior to Griffin Pipe Products, Ciolino was managing director of ASF-Keystone Europe, an engineered products and metals manufacturing business supplying energy absorbing devices to European railways. Ciolino received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and his Master of Business Administration degree from Rutgers University.

About Mueller Water Products Inc.
Mueller Water Products Inc. manufactures and markets products and services that are used in the transmission and distribution of safe, clean drinking water and in water treatment facilities. Our broad product portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, pipe fittings, water meters and ductile iron pipe, which are used by municipalities, as well as the residential and non-residential construction industries. With latest 12 months net sales through June 30, 2010 of $1.4 billion, the Company is comprised of three operating segments: Mueller Co., U.S. Pipe and Anvil. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the Company employs approximately 5,000 people. The Company's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MWA. For more information about Mueller Water Products Inc., please visit the Company's Web site at http://www.muellerwaterproducts.com/.

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