Apr 05, 2010


VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Edward Farrauto, President and CEO of Edgewater Exploration Ltd. ("Edgewater" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:EDW), is pleased to announce that Mr. Ryan King, a Director of the Company, has joined Edgewater's management team as Vice President. Mr. King's primary responsibilities will be to manage the Company's Corporate Development and Corporate Communications activities. Mr. King has worked in the resource sector for the past five years.

Subject to regulatory approval, the Company has granted Mr. King 200,000 stock options. The options are at an exercise price of $0.30 per share and valid for a period of five years from the date of grant.

Edgewater is a mineral exploration company focused principally on acquisitions, advancement and development of precious metal properties.


Edward Farrauto, CGA, President and CEO

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For more information, please contact
of Edgewater Exploration Ltd.
Ryan King
Vice President
(604) 687-3992

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