Ecosphere Announces Delivery of Two Ozonix EF80 Units to Hydrozonix in Q1 2012


Company Receives Purchase Order for Units 7 and 8 of an Initial 16 Unit $45 Million Order

STUART, Fla. - Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH), a diversified water engineering, technology licensing and environmental services company, today announced that the Company and its majority-owned subsidiary, Ecosphere Energy Services, LLC, have recently completed manufacturing, acceptance and delivery of two Ozonix EF80 units on March 30, 2012 for Hydrozonix, LLC. Following the on-schedule delivery of units 5 and 6, Ecosphere has received the purchase order for units 7 and 8 to be delivered in Q2 of 2012.

Charles Vinick, Chairman and CEO of Ecosphere Technologies, stated, "I am pleased to announce that we have delivered units 5 and 6 to Hydrozonix on schedule and that we have received the purchase order for units 7 and 8 to be built in Q2 of 2012 as per our technology licensing agreement. It is a testament to the quality of product that Ecosphere is manufacturing as well as the performance that Hydrozonix is experiencing in the field. To date, Hydrozonix has treated over 4.3 million barrels (or approximately 184 million gallons) of flowback and produced water for its customers using the Ozonix EF80 technology."

About Ecosphere Technologies

Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH) is a diversified water engineering, technology licensing and environmental services company that designs, develops, and manufactures wastewater treatment technologies for a variety of industrial markets. The company provides environmental services and technology solutions for large-scale, sustainable applications across industries, nations and ecosystems.

Ecosphere is currently driving clean water innovation with its patented Ozonix advanced oxidation technologies and mobile, low-maintenance water treatment systems. Ecosphere's patented Ozonix technology is a high-volume, advanced oxidation process designed to recycle water while reducing liquid chemicals used during water treatment applications. In operation since 2008, the Ozonix technology has enabled oil and gas customers to recycle and reuse over 1 billion gallons of water on approximately 500 oil and natural gas wells in major shale plays across the country.

For more information, please visit www.EcosphereTech.com.

About Ecosphere Energy Services

Ecosphere Energy Services, LLC is the exclusive master licensee of Ecosphere's patented Ozonix technologies for domestic and global energy applications. The Ozonix process provides energy exploration and production companies with a cost-effective method to kill bacteria and biofilms without the use of chemical biocides and scale-inhibitors. For more information, please visit www.EcosphereTech.com/divisions/Ecosphere-Energy-Services.

Ecosphere's Ozonix services are available to the U.S. onshore oil and gas exploration and production market exclusively through Hydrozonix, LLC. For more information, please visit www.Hydrozonix.com

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CONTACT:

Press and Media Relations:

Brian Ruby

Vice President

+1 (203) 682-8268

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Company:

Corey McGuire

Director of Marketing

Ecosphere Technologies, Inc.

+1 (772) 287-4006

cmcguire@ecospheretech.com

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