Newalta Income Fund Announces March Distribution



    TSX Trading Symbol: NAL.UN

    CALGARY, March 17 /CNW/ - Newalta Income Fund ("Newalta") (TSX:NAL.UN)
today announced that it has declared a cash distribution of 18.5 cents per
trust unit for the month of March 2008, payable on April 15, 2008, to all
unitholders of record on March 31, 2008. The ex-distribution date is March 27,
2008.
    To the extent that any portion of these distributions is designated as
dividends paid by Newalta, that portion is designated to be an "eligible
dividend" pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and
corresponding provincial legislation.
    Newalta's DRIP provides eligible unitholders with the opportunity to
reinvest their monthly distribution to acquire additional trust units at a
purchase price equal to 95% of the average market price. The deadline for
completing and delivering enrollment forms to Valiant Trust Company is
3:00 pm (MST) on the business day immediately preceding the record date.
    Based on the March 17, 2008 closing price of $16.46 per trust unit, the
February distribution represents an annualized cash-on-cash yield of
approximately 13.5%.

    Newalta Income Fund is the largest Canadian industrial waste management
and environmental services provider and focuses on maximizing the value
inherent in industrial waste through the recovery of saleable products and
recycling. It also provides environmentally sound disposal of solid,
non-hazardous industrial waste. With talented people and a national network of
facilities, Newalta serves customers in the automotive, forestry,
manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper, steel and
transportation service industries. Providing solid investor returns,
exceptional customer service, safe operations and environmental stewardship
has enabled Newalta to expand into new service sectors and geographic markets.
Newalta Income Fund's units trade on the TSX as NAL.UN. For more information,
visit www.newalta.com.





For further information:

For further information: Anne M. MacMicken, Director, Investor
Relations, Phone: (403) 806-7019


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