STUART, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ESPH), an innovative U.S. technology licensing and manufacturing company, today announced that the Company has received a purchase order from Fidelity National Environmental Solutions ("FNES"), a company in which ESPH holds an interest in, to begin construction on a second Ozonix® EF10M unit for Hydrosphere Energy Solutions, a sub-licensee of FNES, to deploy its patented Ozonix® water treatment technology in the territory of Alberta and North East British Columbia, Canada.
"The latest equipment purchase with Hydrosphere Energy Solutions continues to serve as a testament to Ecosphere and FNES's competitive positioning in the oil and gas water treatment space," stated Dennis McGuire, Chairman and CEO of Ecosphere Technologies. "In 2009, Ecosphere and FNES pioneered the treatment and recycling of produced and flowback waters at the well site with our patented Ozonix® technology, a chemical-free, Ozone-based Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP) capable of treating 100% of the water required for hydraulic fracturing operations."
For more information on the Ozonix® EF10 product line, please visit http://www.ecospheretech.com/divisions/fidelity-national-environmental-solutions/wastewater-treatment-frac-tanks/ecosphere-ef10-m.Today, Ozonix® continues to be a game-changing product for the oil and gas industry, having been used on approximately 1,000 oil and natural gas wells around the United States, treating and recycling approximately 4.5 billion gallons of water and continuing to offer customers a competitive and cost-effective advantage over the use of conventional toxic, liquid chemicals. Ozonix® offers customers a chemical-free alternative to high-volume water treatment, disinfection and recycling for a diverse range of industries and applications ranging from the oil and natural gas industry to agriculture, food and beverage, industrial, marine, mining and municipal wastewater treatment. Ozonix® is protected by U.S. Patent No's. 7,699,994; 7,699,988; 7,785,470; 7,943,087; 8,318,027; 8,721,898; Numerous Patents Pending.