HydroPoint Announces Distribution Partnership with Ewing Irrigation

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PETALUMA, Calif., March 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc., the proven leader in Smart Water Management Solutions, today announced Ewing Irrigation as the preferred distribution partner for WeatherTRAK smart irrigation controllers, central control systems and irrigation accessories in Texas, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico.

"Ewing Irrigation and HydroPoint are focused on delivering superior products, stellar field training and reliable operations support," said Doug York, president and CEO of Ewing Irrigation.

The nation's largest family owned supplier of landscape and water management products with 195 branch locations across the country, Ewing Irrigation provides expert technical training and education on smart irrigation technologies for green industry and landscape professionals, architects, irrigation system designers, public agencies and corporate leaders faced with growing water constraints and prolonged drought conditions in their communities.

"As the value of water increases, our customers naturally migrate to innovative water management products to meet their clients' needs," said Warren Gorowitz, vice president of sustainability and conservation for Ewing. "The WeatherTRAK internet-based family of smart solutions will enhance our water management offering and further our ability to assist customers in reliably and efficiently managing their water use."

Recent enhancements to the WeatherTRAK Commercial Outdoor Water Management Solutions, all designed to increase real-time visibility, mobile control and operations efficiency for facility managers, property managers and landscape professionals, include:

"Our partnership with Ewing provides tremendous opportunities to work with forward-thinking irrigation industry leaders," said Chris Manchuck, HydroPoint's senior vice president of sales. "The southwest has tremendous growth potential for us as smart water management continues to move to the forefront of green industry best practices. We are excited to partner with the Ewing team as we expand sales and marketing efforts for WeatherTRAK solutions in that region."

About Ewing: A Premier Supplier and Quality Education Provider

Ewing is the largest family-owned supplier of landscape and water management products in the country. Ewing offers commercial and residential irrigation supplies, water management solutions, landscape and turf products, hardscape, landscape lighting, water features, erosion control, industry-leading seminars and more to professionals serving the landscaping, sports turf, golf, agricultural and industrial industries. Learn more at www.Ewing1.com.

About HydroPoint Data Systems

HydroPoint Data Systems, founded in 2002, is the market and technology leader in Smart Water Management. An EPA WaterSense Partner, HydroPoint automates water efficiency and smart buildings with real-time weather analytics, leak detection and wireless applications, delivering a true 360° approach to Water IT and a multitude of financial benefits.

As water becomes an increasingly critical resource with mounting environmental and economic consequences, leading companies across the U.S. have identified HydroPoint technology as the green initiative with the fastest payback. Thousands of HydroPoint subscribers including corporations like AIMCO, Lockheed Martin, and federal, municipal, and educational institutions saved 20 billion gallons of water, 77 million kilowatt hours and 103 million pounds of CO2 in 2012 alone.

Proven in 25 independent studies, including the vanguard pollution runoff study led by the EPA, the company's WeatherTRAK® Smart Irrigation Solution saves water, reduces energy demand, and protects water quality while eliminating landscape water waste, water-related liabilities and expense exposure. Headquartered in Petaluma, Calif., HydroPoint is privately owned and operated. For more information, visit www.HydroPoint.com.

CONTACT: Warren S. Gorowitz, Vice President of Sustainability and Conservation Ewing Irrigation (602) 437-9530 wgorowitz@ewing1.com Tracey Bradley, Marketing Manager HydroPoint (707) 285-3228 tbradley@hydropoint.com

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