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Pentair Announces 7% Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend

December 19, 2006

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2006--Directors of Pentair, Inc. (NYSE:PNR) recently approved an increase in the company's regular quarterly cash dividend of approximately 7% percent, or one cent per share, effective for all quarterly dividends payable in 2007. The new quarterly cash dividend rate - $0.15 per share compared to the previous rate of $0.14 per share - represents Pentair's 31st consecutive annual dividend increase.

About Pentair, Inc.

Pentair ( is a diversified operating company headquartered in Minnesota. Its Water Group is a global leader in providing innovative products and systems used worldwide in the movement, treatment, storage and enjoyment of water. Pentair's Enclosures Group is a leader in the global enclosures market, designing and manufacturing standard, modified, and custom enclosures that house and protect sensitive electronics and electrical components. With 2005 revenues of $2.95 billion, Pentair employs approximately 15,000 people worldwide.

CONTACT: Pentair, Inc.
Rachael Jarosh, Communications, 763-656-5280
Mark Cain, Investor Relations, 763-656-5278

SOURCE: Pentair, Inc.