OTTAWA, June 19 /CNW Telbec/ - Clearford Industries Inc. (TSX-V: CLI) today announced that Richard Connelly, Chief Technology Officer of the Wastewater Systems Division, will be retiring from the company effective this month. Mr. Connelly has been Chief Technology Officer for the Wastewater Systems Division of Clearford since February, 2005 and was the founding President and Director of R.W. Connelly Associates Inc. and Innovative Sewage Systems Inc., the predecessor company to Clearford. Mr. Connelly will remain as a Director of Clearford. Bruce Linton, President and CEO of Clearford said, "Richard Connelly has been instrumental in developing the Small Bore Sewer(TM) to the proven and approved commercial status that it now occupies. This product is now gaining increased market acceptance." Linton added, "We thank Dick, and I am certain that history will regard the creation of the SBS(TM) System as a significant environmental advancement and a better financial solution for sewage collection for communities." About Clearford Industries Inc. Clearford Industries Inc. (TSX-V: CLI) is comprised of two separate divisions: the Wastewater Systems Division and the Brooklin Concrete Division. The Wastewater Systems Division designs and implements the patented Small Bore Sewer(TM) (SBS(TM)), a watertight small diameter wastewater collection system. This solution provides wastewater collection servicing with superior operational and environmental performance at a significantly lower cost when compared to historic gravity sewers. With its first installation in 1989, the SBS(TM) has since had several installations within Canada and the U.S. The Brooklin Concrete Division has been in operation since 1952, with 4 plants in Ontario, including: Brooklin, Newmarket, Huntsville and Haliburton. A leading producer of septic tanks in Ontario, Brooklin manufactures pre-cast concrete products ranging from patio stones and retaining walls, to transformer foundations and switching chambers. For more information on Clearford Industries Inc., please visit www.clearford.com. Currently, Clearford is a Tier 2 issuer on the Exchange operating under the Industrial category, and its shares have been traded on the Exchange.