H2O Innovation to provide water treatment solutions for municipal, industrial water systems in Canada, U.S.

QUEBEC CITY, PQ, Canada, Feb. 16, 2010 -- H2O Innovation has been awarded new contracts totaling CAD $2.1 million to provide custom-built water treatment systems for municipal and industrial end-users in Canada and the United States...

QUEBEC CITY, PQ, Canada, Feb. 16, 2010 -- H2O Innovation Inc., a complete water treatment solutions company providing custom designed systems along with specialty chemicals for membrane filtration systems, announces it has been awarded new contracts totaling $2.1 million* over the last weeks. These contracts will see H2O Innovation provide custom-built water treatment systems for municipal and industrial end-users in Canada and the United States.

As part of these contracts, H2O Innovation will design, manufacture, and deliver membrane filtration systems for the production of drinking water by ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis, including a 2,740 m³/day reverse osmosis system for a municipal water treatment plant located in a city in Southern Manitoba, Canada. This project will also see H2O Innovation provide pre-treatment filters to achieve optimal iron and manganese reduction. Other smaller contracts awarded to the Company will see it manufacture industrial process water production systems and wastewater treatment systems using its proprietary patented Bio‑Wheel™ integrated fixed-film activated sludge system.

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These contracts bring the Company's sales backlog to $12.1 million. The Company's sales backlog is comprised entirely of systems and equipment sales and does not include sales of services or consumable products.

"We are glad to see the new contracts we have landed over the last weeks come from Manitoba, Quebec, and several U.S. states. These contracts cover a wide range of applications and technologies in both the municipal and industrial markets. Our unique Knowledge to share® approach coupled with our technical know-how and our proprietary technologies were key to gaining these new sales," stated Frédéric Dugré, President and CEO of H2O Innovation Inc.

*All amounts in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated.

About H2O Innovation
With 10 years of experience developing water treatment solutions, H2O Innovation is establishing itself as a key player in sustainable development and clean technologies in North America and abroad. H2O Innovation designs, develops, produces, and integrates state-of-the-art custom-built water treatment systems for the production of drinking water, the reclamation of water, the treatment of wastewater and industrial process water in the municipal, commercial, industrial, oil & gas, mining, and energy markets. Additionally, the Company offers complete operating and maintenance solutions for membrane filtration and reverse osmosis systems. H2O Innovation has approximately 100 employees and eight offices including three manufacturing plants in Canada and the United States and is a founding partner of H2O Innovation India, a joint venture with Chembond Chemicals of Mumbai, India. Shares of H2O Innovation are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (HEO) as well as on the NYSE Euronext Alternext Exchange (MNEMO: ALHEO). For more information about H2O Innovation, visit the Company's website at www.h2oinnovation.com.

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