TORONTO, November 29, 2021 – Forward Water Technologies Corp. (TSXV: FWTC) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the unaudited financial results of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Forward Water Technologies Inc. (“FWTI”) for the three and six months ended September 30, 2021. Copies of these financial statements and related management’s discussion and analysis can be found on the Company’s issuer profile at www.sedar.com. All financial information in this news release is reported in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated.
Q2 Financial Highlights
· Total expenses were $1,027,031 for the three months ended September 30, 2021, an increase of 115% over same period in 2020, and $1,627,283 for the six months ended September 30, 2021 , 83% over the same period in 2020, as legal and audit expenses were incurred for the previously announced and completed qualifying transaction of Hope Well Capital Corp (“HWCC”)
· Net loss and comprehensive loss was $999,559 for the three months ended September 30, 2021, compared to a loss of $336,553 for the same period in 2020. The net loss and comprehensive loss for the six months period ended September 30, 2021 was $1,565,544 compared to a loss of $606,731 for the same period in 2020
· Basic loss per share was $0.09 and $0.14 for the three and six months ended September 30, 2021, respectively, compared to $0.03 and $0.06 for the same three and six months in 2020
Operating Highlights and Recent Corporate Developments
· FWTI completed second tranche of its brokered private placement of $1.3 million, in addition to funding from its first tranche of $5.2 million early in the year
· FWTI completed the reverse takeover of HWCC, which was HWCC’s qualifying transaction
· The Company resumed trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “FWTC”
· The Company announced ongoing trials pending in Europe and the UK and continued collaboration with its partner in India, Goldfinch Engineering
· Announced that Grant Thornley joined as VP of Engineering Sales, bringing 20 years of experience in green-focused companies
“Forward Water Technologies has been seeing rapidly growing interest in various wastewater sectors by saving water from being permanently destroyed, and realizing large reductions in their operating expenses associated with legacy water solutions,” said Howie Honeyman, CEO of the Company.
Mr. Honeyman continued, “With the expansion of the sales team as well as working closely with various marketing platforms, Forward Water Technologies will be able to introduce the world actively and aggressively to its patented forward osmosis technology solution. Forward Water Technologies’ proven trial runs plus initial funds raised concurrently with its go-public transaction, allows the Company to pursue its aggressive growth strategy and execute on its business plan.”
About Forward Water Technologies Corp.
Forward Water Technologies Corp. is the publicly-traded parent company of Forward Water Technologies Inc. following the closing of the Company’s “qualifying transaction” on October 20, 2021. The Company is dedicated to the commercialization of its proprietary forward osmosis technology. The technology allows manufacturing operations to clean their wastewater that would otherwise require costly disposal. The technology also enables the reclamation of up to 90% of the waste as clean water and the return of this valuable resource to the environment. Alternatively, the clean water can be reused by manufacturing operations to reduce their overall water consumption and environmental footprint.
The Company’s corporate office is located in Toronto, Ontario and its research, development and engineering office is located in Sarnia, Ontario. For more information, please visit: https://www.forwardwater.com.
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C. Howie Honeyman – Chief Executive Officer
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