SOURCE: Water Technologies International, Inc.

February 23, 2012 08:00 ET

Water Technologies International Targets International Distributors in the Caribbean, Mexico and South Africa

Management Is Actively Working to Set Up Distributors, Dealers and Representatives for the GR8 Water, Inc. Line of Atmospheric Water Generators

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL--(Marketwire - Feb 23, 2012) - Water Technologies International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTII) announced today that it is in final negotiations with several key companies to launch an international distribution platform.

Over the past several months, Water Technologies has been in negotiations with a number of distributors that serve both the commercial (B2B) and retail market. Water Technologies intends to quickly ramp up sales growth by signing up several top-notch distributors capable of pushing the Company's AWGs through multiple business channels where the need for water is most critical.

According to Water Technologies Inc.'s CEO, William Scott Tudor, "We are the market leader in this space. I know it is important to introduce high quality products to the market place as quickly as possible. To accomplish this goal, we are aggressively teaming up with distribution partners who have access to existing channels, to grow sales and provide a much-needed solution to a global epidemic -- clean water shortage. Our product offering offers the combination of remote power generation with water generation. We are excited to begin penetrating new markets, a milestone which will put Water Technologies on the map."

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About the Company

Water Technologies International, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries, GR8 Water, Inc. (Great Water) and Aqua Pure International, Inc. (Specializing in Filtration Systems), are engaged in the manufacture and distribution of technologically advanced Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG). These unique devices utilize a patent pending air purification input system to produce clean, great-tasting, safe water from the humidity in the air. GR8 Water makes freestanding water factory units for the home or office and large, industrial-sized water units using a modular design that can produce up to thousands of gallons of water each day from ambient air. GR8 Water strives to make safe drinking water available to everyone on the planet, making the world a better place in which to live while nurturing the environment.

The Company has patents pending and has filed for additional patents with the USTPO. It has also filed globally through the Patent Cooperation Treaty. Its "Water village" trademark has been issued by the USPTO.

For additional information on the Company visit our website at www.gr8water.net.

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