ZENON Environmental Inc. selected by
Gwinnett County, Georgia

OAKVILLE, Ontario, January 20, 2003 - ZENON Environmental Inc. has been selected by Gwinnett County to supply it's patented ZeeWeedŽ membrane technology to F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Center in Georgia.

ZENON has successfully negotiated an agreement with the County for approximately CDN $30 million.  The company anticipates receipt of the final purchase order by July 2003 from the contractor, once one has been awarded the project by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners.

The Gwinnett County F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Center is a state-of-the-art water reclamation and processing facility just north of Atlanta, Georgia.  Plans are underway to expand the existing 20 million gallons per day plant to 60 million gallons per day incorporating ZeeWeedŽ membranes for tertiary treatment. 

Tertiary treatment further purifies treated wastewater to produce a level of quality that far exceeds even some drinking water standards.  This will mark ZENON's largest order to date for ZeeWeedŽ in this type of wastewater application.

ZENON is a world leader in providing advanced membrane products and services for water purification, wastewater treatment and water reuse to municipalities and industries worldwide.  With hundreds of installations in over 30 countries, ZeeWeedŽ.

Chosen as Canada's Top Exporter of the year, ZENON is also proud to be ranked as the country's Number One Corporate Citizen by Corporate Knights, a business publication addressing corporate social responsibility.  For the third consecutive year, ZENON has been chosen as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

The ZENON group of companies employs over 800 people who operate from seven locations in North America, six in Europe, and one in each of Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.