SOURCE: Sutron Corporation

Sutron Corporation

October 01, 2009 10:45 ET

Sutron's September Orders Totaled $7,059,468

STERLING, VA--(Marketwire - October 1, 2009) - Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ: STRN), a leading provider of hydrological, meteorological and oceanic monitoring and warning products, systems, software and services, today announced that during September the company received orders totaling $7,059,46. September is the record orders month thus far for 2009, a year in which the company has accumulated year-to-date orders of $22,863,038.

During September Sutron signed a $4,198,320 contract with UTE DOMINION-ADASA of Spain to provide 631 rainfall, hydrological, meteorological, and agricultural satellite stations for a Hydro-Met Monitoring System in Venezuela. Other significant purchase orders were received from Canada, India, British Virgin Islands and Nicaragua.

Additionally, significant purchase orders were received from the U.S. Geological Survey's Water Resources Division, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, NASA and NOAA's National Ocean Service, the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the U.S. National Forest Service. Other orders received were from the States of Colorado, New Mexico, Missouri, Virginia, California, Texas, Wyoming, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and Tennessee.

It is noteworthy that Sutron Tide Stations were ordered by NOAA's Tsunami Center in Hawaii. Since 1982 Sutron, in close collaboration with the National Ocean Service, has actively developed Tide Station hardware and software, culminating in current station configurations installed throughout the Pacific Rim islands affected by the massive Tsunami event near Samoa this week. To view real-time data collected by Sutron's tides equipment at sites located in Pago Pago, Wake Island, Hilo, Honolulu, and elsewhere, visit NOAA's web site at the following address:

Year-to-date orders combined with Sutron's reported December 31, 2008, backlog equal just over $30,000,000, with another sales quarter still to come.

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