NEWS RELEASE: Enertopia Corporation Donates Water Purification Unit to Help HaitiBy opusa • Mar 22nd, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ENERTOPIA CORPORATION DONATES WATER PURIFICATION
UNIT TO HELP THE PEOPLE OF HAITI
LOS ANGELES, CA (March 22, 2010)—Los Angeles-based International relief agency Operation USA announced today that Enertopia Corporation (Enertopia / Over The Counter Market: GLCP) is donating a solar powered water purification unit to provide a semi-permanent drinking water solution for thousands of people in earthquake-ravaged Jacmel, Haiti.
Operation USA’s immediate disaster response in Haiti has focused on the most pressing medical needs due to the devastation of hospitals and medical facilities—facilitating the delivery of donated medical supplies. Now entering the next phase of recovery work, longer-term projects such as this are able to be implemented. This equipment is assembled in San Diego by Enertopia’s business partner Global Solar Water Power Systems (Global) and is funded by Enertopia Corporation, which is implementing its licensing agreement for the Global units and technology worldwide.
The Global/Enertopia solar powered water purification units are designed by Mark Snyder, President of Global and Enertopia’s Chief Technical Officer. The solar purification units are designed to provide filtered water at the rate of between 2,000 and 20,000 gallons per day depending on water quality and size of unit. They do not require any electrical generators or grid-supplied power, making them particularly beneficial in remote areas, or areas with poor infrastructure. Over 300 first-generation units are successfully providing over 600,000 Iraqi people with clean water every day.
“Enertopia is extremely happy to help rebuild the water infrastructure system in Haiti starting today, on World Water Day. We look forward to our growing partnership with Operation USA in Haiti and other locations around the world in need of clean, reliable drinking water,” said Rob McAllister, President of Enertopia Corporation.
“In these two months since the earthquake in Haiti, we have worked to get essential emergency aid into the hands of those who need it most. Our focus going forward into the recovery phase is water, energy, education and healthcare. It is especially gratifying to announce Enertopia’s generous donation on World Water Day. This will bring a tremendous and much-needed benefit to the City of Jacmel,” said Richard Walden, President and CEO of Operation USA.
HOW TO HELP:
Donate online at www.opusa.org, by phone at 1.800.678.7255 or, by check made out to Operation USA, 3617 Hayden Ave, Suite A, Culver City, CA 90232. Text AID to 50555 to donate $10. Corporate donations of bulk quantities of disaster-appropriate supplies are also being requested. Air miles can also be donated to Operation USA through United Airlines Charity Miles program at www.united.com.
Enertopia (www.enertopia.com) is an emerging growth company specializing in the funding and development of both proven and new clean energy and clean water technologies. Specialties include heat recovery and design operations, Solar Thermal, and Solar PV. In addition Enertopia is executing its sales and marketing initiatives for the distribution rights from Global Solar Water Power Systems of a portable and scalable water purification unit Enertopia’s shares are traded on the Over The Counter market with symbol GLCP. For additional information, please visit www.enertopia.com or call Robert McAllister, President, Enertopia Corporation at 1.250.870.2219
About Operation USA
Operation USA is an international relief agency that helps communities at home and abroad overcome the effects of disasters, disease and endemic poverty by providing privately-funded relief, reconstruction and development aid. Since 1979, the Los Angeles-based Operation USA has worked in 99 countries, delivering over $350 million for relief and development projects.
Operation USA estimates that it has sent over $4.3 million in donated medical, energy, food and shelter supplies to Haiti to date. With generous support from Honeywell Hometown Solutions, United Airlines, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc., Ball Corporation, The Lincy Foundation and many other corporate supporters, the agency has sent eight air shipments and four sea containers of relief supplies to Haiti, getting essential pharmaceuticals, medical, emergency and shelter supplies, generators and light towers, as well as medical personnel to partner agencies on the ground in Port-au-Prince, as well as the equally hard-hit city of Jacmel.
Pat Beechinor, Media Relations, Enertopia Corporation
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Alison Deknatel, Director of Communications, Operation USA
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