OriginClear Helps Launch CEO Summit for Natural Processing and Truth in Labeling

March 9, 2016

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OriginClear, Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), a leading provider of water treatment solutions, today announced that it is a founding member of a CEO Summit designed to address truth in labeling and natural processing methods. The inaugural Summit will be held on March 12, 2016, during Natural Products Expo West, beginning at 3:30pm at Morton’s Steakhouse in Anaheim, California. Kantha Shelke, PhD, food scientist and mainstream journalist for Bloomberg, TIME, and Newsweek, will moderate.

“With droughts and water shortages, farmers are turning to reclaimed water sources for irrigation,” said Riggs Eckelberry, OriginClear CEO. “This reclaimed water must be rigorously cleaned. We support all efforts to raise public awareness on the need for sustainable and high-quality water resources in our food chain.”

“We are excited to be working with like-minded CEOs,” Eckelberry added. “They understand that the natural foods industry must communicate transparently to consumers.”

“As the largest maker of rice and pea protein ingredients in the U.S., we are very concerned with the quality of the water that goes into growing these water-intensive crops,” said David Janow, CEO of Axiom Foods and the Summit’s host. “OriginClear is working across industries to help assure the cleanest water, and I welcome CEO Riggs Eckelberry’s participation in this Summit.”

In a 2015 paper presented to the International Water Conference, OriginClear and its partner, TriSep Corporation, showed that electrochemical treatment by OriginClear, followed by a polishing stage from TriSep Corporation, can eliminate detectable levels of oil, enabling water reuse in agriculture and steam boilers.

Through its partnership with California State University Bakersfield (CSUB), OriginClear is helping to develop processes to safely reclaim used waters for farmers and other water-intensive industries. With help from its partners, OriginClear is helping safeguard food systems against modern water scarcity challenges. (Video Whiteboard: Oil Production and Water)

OriginClear’s advocacy for reusing oil industry water led to a documentary, “The California Drought: Can The Oil Industry Help?,” which was syndicated in 2015 on Biz TV to 45 million homes in the United States. (Trailer here).

In addition to OriginClear, the charter members of the CEO Summit include leaders from natural channels such as: a plant-based lifestyle restaurant franchise; a maker of heritage brand fruit snacks distributed at Walmart; a naturally-fractioned plant protein ingredient maker; a celebrity-worn eco couture design house; a legendary greens and superfruit powder supplement maker; an Ayurvedic topical formula used by PGA athletes; and high nutrient seed-based snacks (that happen to be gluten-free).


A peer-to-peer group where natural industry leaders discuss hot topics and share them with the press. The group was created because founder David Janow believes that the naturals business should be the most transparent when it comes to truth in labeling and natural processing methods.

About OriginClear, Inc.

OriginClear is a leading provider of water treatment solutions and the developer of a breakthrough water cleanup technology serving the rapidly growing $500 billion world market. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, OriginClear provides systems and services to treat water in a wide range of industries, such as municipal, pharmaceutical, semiconductors, industrial, and oil & gas. To rapidly grow this segment of the business, we strategically acquire profitable and well-managed water treatment companies, which allow us to expand our global market presence and technical expertise. To enable a new era of clean and socially responsible water treatment solutions, we invented Electro Water Separation™, a breakthrough high-speed water cleanup technology using multi-stage electrolysis, that we license worldwide to water treatment equipment manufacturers. Water is our most valuable resource, and the mission of the “Family of OriginClear Companies” is to improve the quality of water and help return it to its original and clear condition. To learn more about OriginClear®, please visit our website at www.originclear.com.

OriginClear Safe Harbor Statement:

Matters discussed in this release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this update, the words “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “may,” “intend,” “expect” and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those contemplated, expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein. These forward-looking statements are based largely on the expectations of the Company and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. These include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with our history of losses and our need to raise additional financing, the acceptance of our products and technology in the marketplace, our ability to demonstrate the commercial viability of our products and technology and our need to increase the size of our organization. Further information on the Company’s risk factors is contained in the Company’s quarterly and annual reports as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.

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