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Friday, August 21, 2009

Water Stocks Sector Close –Up on Water Stocks Following a Recent Survey Reporting Water Issues are the Top Environmental Concern Worldwide

Water Stocks Sector Close –Up on Water Stocks Following a Recent Survey Reporting Water Issues are the Top Environmental Concern Worldwide


POINT ROBERTS, WA and DELTA, BC –August 21, 2009 www.Water-Stocks.com, an investor and industry portal for the water sector within Investorideas.com, presents a sector close-up on water stocks following a recent survey reporting water issues are the top environmental concern worldwide. Investors following the sector can find research tools, news and global water stock directory to find opportunities within the growing sector.

Water investors can also read recent interviews and gain insight from Perspectives on the Water Industry by Sector Expert Neil Berlant, Fund Manager of the PFW Water Fund : PFW Water A (PFWAX).


Report/news:
NEW GLOBAL PUBLIC OPINION SURVEY FINDS WATER ISSUES ARE THE TOP ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN WORLDWIDE

Water pollution and shortage of fresh water emerge as most important water-related issues

STOCKHOLM – A comprehensive global public opinion survey on attitudes about fresh water sustainability, management and conservation finds that people around the world view water issues as the planet’s top environmental problem, greater than air pollution, depletion of natural resources, and loss of habitat and climate change.

The poll surveyed 1,000 people in each of 15 countries, and probed 500 in each of the following countries on specific questions: Canada, China, India, Mexico, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. The results were released today in Stockholm as part of World Water Week. The independent survey was commissioned by Circle of Blue, the Michigan-based international network of leading journalists, scientists and communicators focused on global water issues. Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP) supported the research, which was conducted by GlobeScan, a global survey research firm.
Full Story: http://www.investorideas.com/News/082009c.asp

According to Dave LeMoine, Vice President of Business Development, of Wescorp Energy Inc. (OTCBB: WSCE),
“The oil and gas industry knows of the term “Peak oil” as production increases, the new term may be “Peak water” let me explain more, it is well known that as fresh water becomes more scarce with global population growth, increasing standards of living in developing countries, and rapid industrialization, and global oil and gas producing companies licensing and consuming a higher degree of fresh water, the reuse of “produced water” is becoming more attractive to the oil and gas industry. Wescorp’s oil water separations technologies H20 Maxx can be the complement to helping producers reuse recycle their produced water. Our technology provides the producers with hydrocarbon free water, this water can play a significant role in providing this renewable resource to increase oil production through injection, or further treatment for other purposes, for example direct discharge in off shore production, recycling frac fluids.”

Water Stocks Sector close- up trading, at close of August 20, 2009

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK) trading at $20.07, up $ 0.21 (1.06%)
ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) closed at $49.51, up $ 0.08 (0.16%)
Middlesex Water Company (NasdaqGS: MSEX) closed at $49.51, up $ 0.08 (0.16%)
Nalco (NYSE:NLC) ended trading at $17.66, up $ 0.20 (1.15%)
Nephros Inc. (NEPH.OTCBB) closed down at $ 2.30, down $0.23 (9.09%), following a recent impressive run for water investors.
Northwest Pipe (NasdaqGS: NWPX) ended the day at $ 35.64, up $ 0.13 (0.37%)
Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR) closed trading at$27.24, up $ 0.01 (0.04%)
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS ) ended at $28.33, up $ 0.63 (2.27%)
Wescorp Energy Inc. (OTCBB: WSCE ) ended trading at $0.295, up 0.01 (3.51%)
PFW Water Fund (PFWAX) traded up at 23.41, up 0.30 (1.30%)

Investors can also Research more global water stocks at the water Stocks Directory:
http://www.investorideas.com/Water-Stocks/Stock_List.asp

Featured Water Stocks Showcase Company: Wescorp Energy Inc. (OTCBB: WSCE )
Wescorp Energy Inc. (OTCBB: WSCE) is an Oil and Gas solutions provider focused on deploying its water remediation and environmental technologies that overcome tough operational challenges facing oil and gas operators today on a global basis. Virtually anywhere in the world oil is produced contaminated water is produced, this includes associated formation water in conventional oil and gas production and potable water used in unconventional oil production such as the massive Oil Sands development in Alberta Canada.
Using conventional oil/water/solids separation technology, between 0.05% - 5% (500 ppm - 50,000 ppm) residual oil content remains in the water, Wescorp's patented, proven and highly scalable H2Omaxx microscopic aeration technology addresses this crisis by being able to increase the recovery of oil and reduce the amount of hydrocarbons in the contaminated water to less than 0.001% or 10 ppm. Wescorp's H2Omaxx is extremely economical and environmentally friendly eliminating the use of chemicals, filtration systems, high temperature systems and high pressure vessels.
Wescorp Energy Inc Showcase Profile Page: http://www.water-stocks.com/CO/WSCE/Default.asp
Wescorp Energy Inc Company Website: http://www.wescorpenergy.com/

www.Water-Stocks.com, a portal within the InvestorIdeas.com content umbrella, offers investors research tools, news, Blogs, online conferences, Podcasts , interviews and a directory of public companies within the water sector .The water-stocks content hub has created a global marketplace and meeting place for investors, public companies, industry buyers and sellers of water technology, services and water assets.
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