Dec. 05, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Los Angeles, CA. – December 5, 2011 — Falcon Waterfree Technologies is pleased to announce Dr. Peter H. Gleick has joined its Environmental Advisory Board. Dr. Gleick will serve as an advisor to the Company, providing information and guidance regarding water preservation issues.
Dr. Gleick is co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security in Oakland, California. His research and writing address the critical connections between water and human health, the hydrologic impacts of climate change, sustainable water use, privatization and globalization, and international conflicts over water resources. Dr. Gleick is an internationally recognized water expert and was named a MacArthur Fellow in October 2003 for his work. In 2001, Dr. Gleick was dubbed a “visionary on the environment” by the British Broadcasting Corporation. In 1999, Dr. Gleick was elected an Academician of the International Water Academy, in Oslo, Norway and in 2006, he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Gleick is the author of many scientific papers and seven books, including the biennial water report, The World’s Water, and the new Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water. Dr. Gleick received a B.S. from Yale University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have Dr. Gleick on our Environmental Advisory Board,” said Marc Nathanson, Chairman and CEO of Falcon. “Dr. Gleick’s expertise will serve Falcon well as we look to promote the conservation of the Earth’s precious supply of fresh water and support sustainable resource management by being the leading waterless urinal system provider in the world.”
Dr. Gleick joins current Falcon Environmental Advisory Board members Dr. Charles Gerba, Dr. Michael Hoffman, and Terry Tamminen.
About Falcon Waterfree Technologies
Founded in 2000, Falcon Waterfree Technologies manufactures and markets advanced waterless urinal technology for commercial, institutional, and government facilities. Falcon Waterfree conducts business worldwide, with manufacturing facilities in 7 countries as well as offices and affiliates in more than 50 nations. Falcon Waterfree products are in use around the world in stadiums and arenas, schools and universities, airports and every type of commercial and institutional facility.
Falcon is privately owned by Mapleton Investments and Capricorn Investment Group.
For more information, please contact:
Will Bennett, Vice President – Corporate Development
Falcon Waterfree Technologies, LLC