A reconciliation of non-GAAP to GAAP results is included as an attachment to this press release and has been posted online at www.muellerwaterproducts.com.Conference Call Webcast Mueller Water Products’ quarterly earnings conference call will take place Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. ET. Mueller Water Products’ leadership team will discuss the Company’s recent financial performance and respond to questions from financial analysts. Mueller Water Products invites other interested parties to listen to the presentation, which will be carried live on its website at www.muellerwaterproducts.com. A replay of the call will be available for 30 days at 1-800-839-2232. The archived webcast and the corresponding slide presentation will be available for at least 90 days in the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website. Those interested in accessing the webcast should log on to the website several minutes before the start of the call. After selecting the presentation icon, interested parties should follow the instructions to ensure their systems are set up to hear the event and view the accompanying slides. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements that may be deemed “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements that address activities, events or developments that we intend, expect, plan, project, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Examples of forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements we make regarding recovery in residential construction and municipal water spending, positive impacts on operating margins and continued growth with our metering systems and leak detection products. Forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions and assessments made by us in light of our experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments. Actual results and the timing of events may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including regional, national or global political, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory conditions and the following:
- the spending level for water and wastewater infrastructure;
- the level of manufacturing and construction activity;
- our ability to service our debt obligations; and
- the other factors that are described in the section entitled “RISK FACTORS” in Item 1A of our most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K.