Press Release

Utility Service Company, Inc. and PAX Water Technologies, Inc. Announce Partnership

Strategic Alliance Brings Together the Nation’s Leading Water Storage Tank Maintenance Provider with the Manufacturer of the World’s Most Efficient Water Mixers

PERRY, Ga., and SAN RAFAEL, Calif., August 4, 2009 — Utility Service Co., Inc. (USCI), the nation’s leading supplier of water storage tank maintenance services, and PAX Water Technologies, Inc. (PAX), an award-winning water technology research and engineering group announced an exclusive partnership agreement today.

Under the agreement, Utility Service Co. will offer the PAX Mixer, a submersible active mixingUSG Logo Color Version system designed for potable water storage tanks, as part of its WaterMix™ program. The WaterMix™ Solutions program is designed to enable water managers to achieve cleaner water, more stable operations and reduce the risks of non compliance through a combination of unique technologies and regular maintenance. Utility Service’s nationwide staff of experienced tank maintenance crews are trained to install the PAX Water Mixer and ensure its reliable operation. Utility Service Co. will be the exclusive distributor in the eastern, central and southern United States.

“The partnership with PAX will enable Utility Service Co. to provide our customers with the latest technology to enhance our overall asset maintenance services and improve water quality” said Chris Boyd, President of Utility Service Company.

The PAX Mixer is a small submersible mixing system that actively circulates water throughout a tank or reservoir, and has been proven to eliminate thermal stratification and ensure thorough distribution of disinfectant residual. The PAX Mixer allows water managers to maintain water quality, optimize storage, conserve water, reduce energy and reduce chemical inputs – saving time, money, and manpower. The PAX Water Mixer was voted the winner of the People’s Choice Award in the AWWA New Technology Showcase in 2007.

“We are delighted to be working with Utility Service Company” said Peter Fiske, Ph.D. Chief Technology Officer, PAX Water Technologies. “Active mixing and thorough tank maintenance work together to promote the highest quality water in the distribution system.”

For additional information on the agreement, contact Mike Lewis at Utility Service Co. or Jason Oppenheimer at PAX Water Technologies.

ABOUT UTILITY SERVICE CO., INC.

Based in Perry, GA, Utility Service Co., Inc. (USCI), whose origins date back to 1963, is the premier provider of professional water tank services in the United States. USCI maintains thousands of elevated tanks under full service maintenance contracts coast to coast. USCI's range of integrated water tank services includes professional maintenance solutions for existing tanks, sales and leasing of new tanks, antenna site marketing and management, and communication site construction. The company is a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT North America.

ABOUT PAX WATER TECHNOLOGIES

PAX Water Technologies, Inc. (PAX), an engineering research and design firm, develops and markets energy-efficient products for the water industry. PAX’s award winning active mixer uses the company’s highly efficient biomimetic impeller technology which is modeled on natural convection geometries. Based in San Rafael, CA, PAX Water Technologies, Inc. is a subsidiary of PAX Scientific, Inc. and is licensed to develop, market, and distribute equipment incorporating PAX Scientific technology for the global water market.