October 07, 2009 10:51 ET

Wataire Now Available in the People's Republic of China

WOODLAND HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) - Wataire International Inc. ("Wataire" or the "Company") (OTCBB: WTAR) is pleased to announce that the Company has engaged Hong Kong-based Roots Environmental (H.K.) Ltd. to act as an agent to market and sell its award-winning atmospheric water generators in Mainland China and into other South East Asia countries.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Roots Environmental (H.K.) Ltd (www.rootshk.com) began by manufacturing environmental products, and as market demand has increased, the company has evolved its business and product solutions into providing environmental protection services. The company offers a wide range of products and services for improving air and water quality, and energy cost savings, and has expanded its presence to Singapore, Japan, and China. The company aims to provide high quality environmental products, exceptional service, and is continuously contributing resources towards research and development and customizing design solutions to meet the needs of its growing client list. In a relatively short period of time, Roots has developed an impressive corporate client list that spans many industry sectors including: IFC - International Finance Centre, Hong Kong International Airport, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Jones Lang LaSalle, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Federal Group of Restaurants, and the Kowloon City Plaza.

"To date we have received tremendous interest from many companies around the world in response to the growing need for our solution for providing clean, safe drinking water. China is a very important market for the Company due to its size, population and extreme water problems. We are excited to begin working with Roots Environmental as our partner for the region," commented Robert Rosner, CEO of Wataire International Inc.

If present trends are not reversed, the World Bank forecasts that by 2020 there will be 30 million environmental refugees in China due to water stress.

--  With 20% of the world's population but only 7% of global water
    resources, China meets with a severe challenge.
--  More than half of China's 660 cities suffer from water shortages,
    affecting 160 million people.
--  The per capita water volume in China is one fourth of the world
    average.
--  90% of cities' groundwater and 75% of rivers and lakes are polluted.
--  As a result of widespread water pollution, 700 million people drink
    contaminated water every day.
--  Waterborne diseases have created a rising number of premature deaths.
--  Between November 2005 and January 2006, three large-scale incidents
    occurred, halting water supply for millions of people and raising awareness
    of the challenges ahead.
--  The government plans to mitigate water pollution by investing in
    wastewater treatment facilities.
    

*Source statistics compiled by the World Bank

Wataire International Inc.:

Wataire International Inc. is an International company focused on developing and delivering technology-based water harvesting and purification products worldwide. Wataire is a developer and manufacturer of innovative drinking water systems such as atmospheric water generators and filtration systems. It provides water supply solutions that are especially suitable for areas that may have no alternative sources of potable drinking water. Wataire's award winning atmospheric water generation technology collects moisture from the atmosphere to generate clean, safe drinking water. By using a special filtration system that removes dust and airborne particles, it simultaneously cleans the air we breathe. To date, there are more than 3000 WII-4010 home/office atmospheric water generators in operation in over 30 countries around the world.

For more information about WTAR visit: www.watair.com

Forward-looking Statement:

This news release contains forward-looking statements as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 -- forward-looking statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events of performance and underlying assumptions and other statements which are other than statements of historical facts. These statements are subject to uncertainties and risks including, but not limited to, product and services demand and acceptance, changes in technology and in economic, political and regulatory conditions and to all of the risks generally associated with a company at Wataire's stage of development. All such forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, and whether made by or on behalf of the company, are expressly qualified by these cautionary statements. In addition, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.

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