Partnership aims to bring advanced water solutions to Mexico

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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, March 22, 2014 -- A new partnership plans to be negotiated between Desalitech, a provider of high-efficiency water production and wastewater treatment solutions, and Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, a provider of industrial and municipal water treatment technologies, to bring advanced, cost-effective, high-recovery water solutions to Mexico and additional countries worldwide.

Desalitech has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Veolia in Mexico City, Mexico, as part of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's Massachusetts – Mexico Partnership Mission. The two companies have been collaborating in Mexico and the U.S. and are moving forward with their cooperation. The partnership comes at an opportune time, as industry is currently responsible for 60 percent of freshwater withdrawals in developed countries, and this number is growing.

Desalitech offers high-recovery, low-energy water treatment solutions for a number of applications including projects in agriculture and the industrial sector. Further, the company's products include Closed Circuit Desalination Reverse Osmosis (CCD-RO) systems that are able to reduce waste generation by up to 70 percent and energy consumption by 35 percent.

About Desalitech

Desalitech is a provider of high-recovery water production and effluent treatment solutions that deliver superior performance at lower costs. Its patented next-generation Closed-Circuit Desalination (CCD(TM)) solutions represent the first major improvement in reverse osmosis water treatment in decades, achieving more efficient use of water resources, reduced emission of brine waste, and lower power consumption using standard off-the shelf components. For more information, visit www.desalitech.com.

About Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies is the Veolia Water subsidiary specialized in technological solutions and design and build projects for water and wastewater treatment, serving industrial and municipal clients. Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies recorded revenue of $3.1 billion in 2012. For more information, visit www.veoliawaterst.com or www.veoliawaterstna.com.

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