Measures in Japan in Response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus

March 2, 2020

Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Michiya Kadota; hereinafter "Kurita") announces that its officers and employees mainly engaging in general affairs at offices and plants in Japan will in principal work at home from Saturday, February 29, 2020 to Thursday, March 19, 2020, with a view to containing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and to ensure the safety and health of its staff members in light of the current circumstances surrounding the coronavirus and the basic policy of the Japanese government. Kurita will be making every possible effort to prevent interruptions in sales activities or in the supply of its products and services to customers. It will make decisions on its actions on and after March 20 based on an assessment of the situation.

Kurita will continue its efforts to help contain the coronavirus and will take appropriate action to ensure its business continuity in accordance with Japanese government policy. We appreciate the understanding of our stakeholders.