updated 6/6/2011 9:17:26 AM ET 2011-06-06T13:17:26

OAKLAND PARK, Fla., June 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WaterPure International™, Inc. (OTCBB:WPUR), the only US based manufacturer and marketer of state of the art atmospheric water generators (AWG) that produce 99.99% pure drinking water from air, announced today that the company has received a major order from a European distributor. The order calls for the first container as part of a 1,000 unit contract for WaterPure's™ cutting-edge whisper quiet WaterCycle™ G5 water generator over the next 24 months.

WaterPure™ CEO Paul S. Lipschutz said, "This is our largest European order to date and reflects the rapidly growing global interest for safe green sustainable alternatives to tap and bottled water. The WaterCycle™ G5 AWG unit has been under development during the past year. The new G5 is capable of producing 7-10 gallons a day of 99.99% pure water from air at whisper quiet sound levels.

"Our distributors have rigorously tested earlier models of WaterPure's™ equipment at customer sites in the U.S. and in several European locations over the past year. The atmospheric water generators all performed flawlessly. A recent visit to WaterPure™ allowed the distributors to see and hear the new G5. We are very pleased that it exceeded all of the distributors' expectations. They have advised us they are confident this will enable them to maintain their competitive advantages in the European markets. Therefore we expect this latest technological breakthrough will be well received by other international partners and end users. Following our reviews of numerous other competitive products, we are confident that no other company can deliver the quality and quantity of water the G5 delivers, supported by a complete three year parts and labor warranty," Lipschutz said.

To date, WaterPure™ has secured sales contracts with domestic and foreign distributors for the purchase of 3,650 AWG units over the next two years.

About WaterPure International™

WaterPure™ International, Inc. products are created to provide a cost effective sustainable green alternative for obtaining pure, safe drinking water. The company's principal line of products includes several models of Atmospheric Water Generators that produce water from the humidity present in the air. Its patented ozonation process combined with a proprietary filtration system is recognized as the most effective and safest non-chemical method of eliminating bacteria and other contaminants from water. The company markets its products, parts and filters through a network of distributors covering territories including Ireland, Great Britain, France, The United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Mexico, Central and South America, The Cayman Islands, The Caribbean, and within the United States. The companies water production and treatment products are all manufactured in the U.S. More information is available at http://www.waterpureintl.com .

Copies of WaterPure's™ press releases, SEC filings, current price quotes and other valuable information for investors may be found at http://www.hawkassociates.com .

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Forward-looking statements

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this news release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause a company's actual results, performance and achievement in the future to differ materially from forecasted results, performance and achievement. These risks and uncertainties are described in the WaterPure International™, Inc. filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the results of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in the company's plans or expectations.

CONTACT: Investor Contact:
         WaterPure International (TM), Inc.
         Paul S. Lipschutz, CEO
         Tom Fox
         Hawk Associates
         305 451-1888

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