Global Water receives $4.3M from settlement agreement

PHOENIX, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - GWR Global Water Resources Corp. (TSX: GWR) ("GWRC" or the "Company") and Global Water Resources, Inc. ("Global Water") today announced that it has received the final $4.3 million payment from the Sierra Negra Ranch ("SNR") bankruptcy plan of the reorganization settlement agreement.

Global Water entered into the settlement agreement in October 2013 with the land developer who owed the Company certain amounts in connection with Infrastructure, Coordination and Financing Agreements ("ICFA"). The Company received monies from SNR totalling $5.3 million, consisting of $2.8 million of past due ICFA fees, $2.2 million of interest, and $300,000 of reimbursable legal costs, of which $1.0 million in interest was paid to the Company earlier this year.

The resolution of the SNR matter brings to completion all of the Company's litigation.

About GWR Global Water Resources Corp and Global Water
GWR Global Water Resources Corp. was established to acquire an equity interest in Global Water. Global Water is a U.S., pure-play, water resource management company based in Phoenix, Arizona, that owns and operates water, wastewater and recycled water utilities.

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SOURCE: GWR Global Water Resources Corp.

For further information:

Ross Marshall
Investor Relations
Tel:  416.815.0700 ext. 238

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