August 14th, 2001


Corporate Headquarters

2614 Queenswood Dr.

Victoria BC V8N 1X5




Flexible Solutions Names Patrick Grant as President of WATER$AVR Division


Flexible Solutions is very pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Grant as the President of the WATER$AVR division of the Company. Mr. Grant will begin immediately to build the sales and infrastructure required to make our water conservation powder a major contributor to Flexible Solutionsí revenue and profits.

Mr. Grant earned his BSc in Agriculture from the University of Illinois followed by an executive MBA from the same institute. He has held increasingly responsible positions in the agro-business world for the last 20 years culminating in his current position as Managing Director of Water Solutions of America. Patrick has worked for diverse companies such as Continental Grain, River/Gulf Grain, Tatko Biotech, and Giani Enterprises. He serves on the board of directors of Tatko and Water Solutions of America.

Dan OíBrien, CEO, states: ì Patrick Grant is an exceptional choice for president of the WATER$AVR division. His contacts in agro-business throughout the world, his dedication to building value through strategic leverage and his ability to work in all environments from biotech startups to manufacturing concerns to multi-national commodity corporations ensures that Patrick will be able to move his division of Flexible Solutions ahead quickly and profitably. We expect him to be the key to unlocking WATER$AVRís potential.î

Patrick Grant, incoming President, replies: ì In all my years in this business and even as a child growing up on the farm, I have never been so excited about a new agricultural product. My business philosophy of value construction and my personal wishes to help improve the lives of people while reducing human impact on the environment mesh perfectly in this new challenge.î

Flexible Solutions is an environmental biotechnology company doing research and manufacturing of products intended for energy and evaporation reduction.

For more information please contact:

David Katzov or Grant Moonie

Corporate Communications

(250) 477-9821

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