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Pani Energy

Pani Energy

Cloud based operational platform for desalination and wastewater treatment

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2019

Ceres Imaging

Ceres Imaging

Aerial imagery for processing & analytics for farmers

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Cohort

Accelerator 2016

Hydromodel Host

Hydromodel Host

Groundwater monitoring & predictive analytics

Cohort

Accelerator 2017

Puraffinity

Puraffinity

Fully recyclable adsorbents for toxic micropollutant capture

 

Cohort

Accelerator 2018, IH2O Asia 2019

Solinas Integrity

Solinas Integrity

Sanitation

Suite of robotic solutions in the pipeline and sanitation industry which include semi-automated septic tank cleaning robots that homogenise hard sludge to create a pumpable slurry to minimize human interaction with waste. System can reach tank depths between 5-7m, and reduce slurry particle size to 40-50mm. Other solution offerings include water leak reduction and pipeline condition monitoring.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Pure Active Water

Pure Active Water

Long-lasting chemical-free disinfection system that produces less sub-products and efficiently generates oxidants at one-tenth the concentration compared to chlorine disinfection, eliminating biofilm and preventing recontamination.

Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

Veracet

Veracet

DNA fingerprinting that identifies microbial contamination in water

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2019

Drinkwell

Drinkwell

Community operated filtration for contaminated water

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Cohort

Accelerator 2015, UWC 2018

N&E Innovations

N&E Innovations

Wastewater Treatment

N&E Innovations valorizes food waste into a natural anti-microbial agent that can potentially treat wastewater with lower sludge production. 

While N&E’s traction has primarily been in surface disinfection and sanitisation, early trials have been conducted to explore the material’s efficacy in wastewater treatment. 

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Membrion

Membrion

Ion exchange membranes that recover 30% more clean water, are 20% more energy-efficient, and 50% less expensive

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Cohort

Accelerator 2021

Altered

Altered

Easy retrofit solution for faucets that save 80% water

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019

PrecisionHawk

PrecisionHawk

Aerial imagery for remote monitoring & data collection

Cohort

Accelerator 2014

Terravion

Terravion

Aerial imagery & analytics for agriculture

Cohort

Accelerator 2012

RainStick Shower

RainStick

Rainstick’s shower system captures, circulates and cleans the water in real-time, increasing water and energy efficiency up to 80%.

Cohort

2023

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator

Evove

Evove

Graphene oxide coatings for polymeric and ceramic membranes which mitigate the effects of fouling, radically reducing chemical consumption, extending membrane life, and demonstrating potential savings of 60% in overall plant energy costs.

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

Programs participated

IH2O Asia

EF Polymer

EF Polymer

Biodegradable polymer using fruit waste with water absorption capacity of up to 150 times its weight allowing for slow release to maintain soil moisture while doubling as a natural fertilizer.

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

Programs participated

IH2O Asia

Ignitia

Ignitia

High accuracy tropical weather forecasting

Cohort

Accelerator 2016

SideStroem

SideStroem

Water & Wastewater Treatment

Novel nanofiltration-type forward osmosis membrane technology demonstrating superior water flux and salt extraction efficiency compared to conventional FO membranes. Looking to scale technology for industrial production with a focus in textile, tannery and fermentation industries.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

H2nanO

H2nanO

Powerful destruction of persistent organics in wastewater

Cohort

Accelerator 2018

Bluemethane

Bluemethane

Bluemethane captures and permanently removes methane from water, as a new source of bioenergy and revenue for asset owners.

Cohort

2023

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator

ElectraMet Water

ElectraMet Water

Zero sludge, chemical free industrial wastewater treatment

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019

Mimbly

Mimbly

Recycling & Laundry wastewater microplastics removal

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020

Infinite Cooling

Infinite Cooling

Closed loop cooling for power stations & industrial sites

 

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019

Gybe

Gybe

Combination of sensors, algorithms, and analytics app that provides water operators real-time water quality insights across an entire watershed

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Cohort

Accelerator 2021

DigitalPaani

DigitalPaanin

Operational intelligence and workflow management platform for sewage and effluent treatment plant operators that empower on-site teams to monitor performance and maintenance as well as reduce costs and potential downtime.

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021, UWC 2022

Programs participated

IH2O Asia, UWC

Blue Conduit

Blue Conduit

Accelerating lead service line (LSL) inventory and replacement through a machine learning-enabled platform that accurately predicts and prioritizes LSL locations 

Cohort

UWC 2022

H2MO

H2MO

Water & Wastewater Treatment

Biomimetic hollowfibre RO membranes (without Aquaporin). Bio-programmable membranes (BPM) drastically increase throughput by 3x while meeting effluent quality.

Improved fouling resistance and lifespan of the BPM-RO has been demonstrated through multiple pilots in Singapore demonstrating 50% savings in energy consumption and over 80% reduction in chemical cleaning due to reduced maintenance requirements.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Orb

Orb

Real-time detection of pathogens & contaminants in water

 

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019

MIPS Innovations

MIPS Innovations

Water Quality Monitoring

MIPS Innovations develops specialized water quality sensors based on their Molecularly Imprinted Polymer (MIP) coating technology that quantifies target analytes rapidly. 

Mining, solid waste companies, universities as well as government agencies have partnered with MIPS to detect heavy metals and biotoxins for both in-process and waste discharge monitoring. 

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Aquacycl

Aquacycl

Energy-neutral decentralized wastewater treatment

Cohort

Accelerator 2018

Spout

Spout

Low cost, real time lead testing kits

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Cohort

UWC 2018

Mapistry

Mapistry

Stormwater regulatory compliance software

Cohort

Accelerator 2016

Komunidad

Komunidad

Climate Resilience & Adaptation

Climate risk decision support tool that integrates multiple weather data sets with local environmental data to generate precise, customizable and community-specific insights and alarms for improved climate adaptation and resilience.

Multiple projects in Philippines and India working with local governments for disaster risk management, as well as across a range of sectors including energy, agriculture, transport and banks.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Power & Water

Power & Water

Water & Wastewater Treatment

Patented, modularised sono-electrochemical treatment process that combines the power of ultrasound and electrolysis to directly address passivation and reduce energy consumption, while demonstrating lower costs than liquid chemicals for electro-coagulation.

Secured commercial contracts across the municipal and industrial sector including O&G, construction and aquaculture in the UK. Ongoing projects in carbon capture through AOP with utilities in Asia and the US.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

OndaVia

OndaVia

Real-time water quality testing & chemical detection

 

Cohort

Accelerator 2014

SourceEnergy

SourceEnergy

Online water trading exchange for oil & gas industry

Cohort

Accelerator 2016

Aprisium

Aprisium

Water Quality Monitoring

IOT-enabled electrochemical sensors for on-site contaminant profiling and early-warning detection and insights for industries. Currently available to profile heavy metals and VOCs with plans to increase profiling suite and capabilities.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Aclarity

Aclarity

On-site PFAS destruction to revolutionize wastewater treatment

Cohort

UWC 2022

Programs participated

UWC

Teredo Analytics

Teredo Analytics

Non-Revenue Water and Leak Detection

Event-based anomaly detection system using acoustic monitoring technology, with applications in pipeline inspection as well as water plant machinery to identify leaks and machinery faults. Four ongoing projects in Singapore, with approximately 100k litres of water saved and $280k savings from equipment monitoring and accident prevention.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Arable Labs

Arable Labs

In-field monitors & predictive analytics for farmers

Cohort

Accelerator 2017

Fracta

Fracta

AI-driven conditions assessment tool for water mains

Cohort

Accelerator 2018

Biogill

Biogill

Modular biological wastewater treatment

Cohort

Accelerator 2013

WI.Plat

WI.Plat

Cost-effective, cloud-based leak detection platform for water distribution networks with proprietary IOT-enabled acoustic sensors and AI-powered decision making dashboard.

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

AquAffirm Ltd

AquAffirm Ltd

Real-time detection of arsenic & fluoride detection

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2020

Blue Tap

Blue Tap

Easy-to-install, low-cost, self-powered chlorine doser that ensures clean drinking water supply in developing countries

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Cohort

Accelerator 2021

StormSensor

StormSensor

Cloud connected sensor network for stormwater management

 

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020, UWC 2020

Intelliflux Controls

Intelliflux Controls

Flood insurance in emerging markets

Cohort

Accelerator 2018

Fluid Technology Solutions

Fluid Technology Solutions

Advanced Osmosis technology for ZLD solutions

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2020

Sanivation

Sanivation

Non-sewered sanitation through a “waste-to-energy” model which is more cost-effective and environmentally friendly than sewerage

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Cohort

UWC 2021

Lucid Energy

Lucid Energy

In-conduit, small scale hydropower

Cohort

Accelerator 2015

Floodbase

Floodbase

End-to-end flood data solution for designing and triggering global parametric flood coverage

Cohort

Accelerator 2018, UWC 2021

Datatecnics

Datatecnics

Real-time water pipeline monitoring

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020

Citylitics

Citylitics

Sales support tool for water industry product & service providers

Cohort

Accelerator 2014

AYYEKA

AYYEKA

Remote infrastructure monitoring & data analytics

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Cohort

Accelerator 2016

Triple Bottom Line Enterprises

Triple Bottom Line Enterprises

Affordable piped water for rural communities

Cohort

Accelerator 2017

FOG Busters

FOG Busters

Wastewater recovery technology for fats, oils & greases

Cohort

Accelerator 2010

Space Age Labs

Space Age Labs

Wireless technology for monitoring & maintaining water assets

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2019

Ossus Biorenewables

Ossus Biorenewables

Climate Resilience & Adaptation

Combined electrical and biological process in a novel, single reactor producing green hydrogen directly on-site using waste carbon from effluents or wastewater. Reactors are autonomously controlled, easily retrofittable into existing plants and can be scaled up in capacity. Applications in steel, O&G, chemical and textile industries. Pilot set up in India with a steel manufacturer recycled 97% of effluents and produced 30 kg of hydrogen gas from 6000L of effluents per day.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Puralytics

Puralytics

Portable water purification technologies

 

Cohort

Accelerator 2010

SwiftComply

SwiftComply

Compliance management systems for fats, oils & greases in wastewater

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Ocean Oasis

Ocean Oasis

Ocean Oasis provides desalinated water to shore with zero emissions and minimal local environmental impact through using wave energy to desalinate seawater in offshore floating buoys.

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator 2023, Urban Water Challenge V

Emagin

Emagin

AI platform for water utility operations & process control

Cohort

Accelerator 2017

Waterworth

Waterworth

Cloud-based platform that enables municipalities to manage utility rates in real-time and make smarter decisions around infrastructure updates

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Cohort

Accelerator 2021

SatSure

SatSure

Satellite imagery & analytics for agricultural irrigation

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2020

Leak Defense Alert

Leak Defense Alert

Commercial & residential leak detection

Cohort

Accelerator 2012

Environsens

Environsens

IoT enabled water toxicity sensor for real-time warning detection in water bodies and sewer networks

175 systems deployed in Singapore with PUB, additional projects in Vietnam and India

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Cohort

1

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

MicroHAOPs, Inc.

MicroHAOPs, Inc.

Filtration system that removes phosphorous from sewage

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2019

Infosense

Infosense

Acoustic assessment for pipe & sewer maintenance

 

Cohort

Accelerator 2015

Kairospace Technologies

Kairospace Technologies

Kairospace Technologies offers a clean-tech water treatment solution that optimizes water quality and increases agricultural outputs by utilizing physics, gasses, and nanobubbles. 

Cohort

2023

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator

Fruition Sciences

Fruition Sciences

Sensing and analytics platform for vineyards

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Cohort

2009 IH2O Accelerator

CivilGrid

CivilGrid

CivilGrid compiles utility, geotech, and other project planning data to create a comprehensive map that accelerates due diligence and design of water infrastructure projects

Cohort

2023

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator

Asterra

Asterra

Satellite imagery for underground leak detection

 

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Cohort

Accelerator 2016

Aquarius Spectrum

Aquarius Spectrum

Water pipe monitoring & leak detection

Cohort

Accelerator 2015

NLine Energy

NLine Energy

In-conduit hydropower development

Cohort

Accelerator 2010

Oneka Technologies

Oneka Technologies

Wave-powered desalination

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020

Natel Energy

Natel Energy

Low head, small-scale hydropower

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Cohort

Accelerator 2015

WelIntel

Wellntel

Sonar based groundwater monitoring & analytics

Cohort

Accelerator 2014

WeavAir

WeavAir

Digitizing Operations

Predictive solution for operations and management teams looking to reduce energy in buildings and facilities through the holistic tracking, diagnosis and detection of anomalies using data.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Daupler

Daupler

Daupler RMS uses multi-modal artificial intelligence and automation to route incidents to the right people, regardless of their organization, saving vital time and resources while keeping customers informed.

Programs participated

Urban Water Challenge V

NatureDots

NatureDots

Freshwater Quality Monitoring

NatureDots provides real-time water quality monitoring of freshwater bodies and maps present and future risks to water health using digital twins.

To date, NatureDots has deployed with aquaculture farms in India to optimize fish production as well as with municipalities to support watershed reporting and planning.

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Cleanedge Water

Cleanedge Water

Energy-efficient, high water recovery evaporation technology that utilises a single-step mechanical vapour compression system for high salinity and high organic wastewater treatment at a relatively lower footprint than alternative thermal systems.

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

Programs participated

IH2O Asia

Ainwater

Ainwater

Ainwater uses AI-based algorithms to optimize water and wastewater plant operations, ensuring compliance while increasing energy efficiency by 30%. 

 

Cohort

2023

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator

CreaTech 360

CreaTech 360

Process Optimization

Advanced process control solutions that optimizes processes in water and wastewater treatment plants and ensures effluent quality compliance throughout the plant’s lifecycle. Process intelligence platform includes self-customization features and is hosted locally onsite using a PC server.

Up to 50% in aeration energy savings, and up to 40% reduction in chemical use. 150+ global installations, with 9 projects in Asia over the last two years.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Fluid Robotics

Fluid Robotics

Fluid Ai, an Ai-based SaaS that automates wastewater pipeline inspections to significantly improve productivity for utilities, contractors and EPCS

Deployed in North America, South America, Singapore and India to analyse
sewer CCTV videos, helping camera operators exceed daily inspection lengths
by 2x, and deploy rehabilitation crews upto 10x faster

Cohort

IH2O Asia 2020, UWC 2021

ClearWater Analytica

ClearWater Analytica

Web platform that leverages multimodal data and custom machine learning to predict harmful algal blooms

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Cohort

Accelerator 2021

Programs participated

Accelerator 2021

Urbanblue Technologies

Urbanblue Technologies

Wastewater Quality Monitoring

Urbanblue Technologies automates microbial sampling and analysis in wastewater management using robotics and AI to prevent operational delays and plant downtime. 

Pilots with industrial wastewater treatment plants have demonstrated up to 50% improvements in incident response time and up to 60% reduction in labor hours. 

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Field Factors

Field Factors

Bluebloqs is a compact, circular system for rainwater treatment, storage and reuse in urban areas that captures 95% rainwater.

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Cohort

UWC 2021

ecoSPEARS

ecoSPEARS

Legacy toxin destruction from soil & groundwater

Cohort

Accelerator 2020

TracWater

TracWater

Self-powered, weatherproof real-time water quality robots for physical and chemical water quality measurements with hassle-free installation and maintenance currently covering a network of 3,500 km.

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

DropCountr

DropCountr

Customer engagement & analytics for utilities

Cohort

Accelerator 2015

Sutro

Sutro

Sensor & analytics platform for real-time water quality & chemistry

 

Cohort

Accelerator 2017

Liquinex

Liquinex

Compact water purification system of varying sizes using ceramic UF and UV-LED disinfection for mobile deployment in disaster-affected, remote communities or for residential use

More than 40 suitcase systems sold across India, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia

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Cohort

2

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

SmartTerra

SmartTerra

AI-powered analytics platform to create a dynamic model of a water utility’s network and customers to reduce water loss and improve revenue

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Cohort

UWC 2019, IH20 Asia 2020

PowWater

PowWater

PowWater provides businesses and consumers with data that ensures that high quality and safe water is efficiently made available to them at affordable prices.

Programs participated

Urban Water Challenge V

OmniVis

OmniVis

OmniVis’ handheld technology detects waterborne and food borne pathogens in under 30 minutes.

Cohort

2023

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator

Nucleic Sensing Systems

Nucleic Sensing Systems

Nucleic Sensing Systems’ portable system monitors biological contaminants geospatially and in real-time to improve watershed quality mapping

Cohort

2023

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator

PaverGuide

PaverGuide

Paving system for improved stormwater management

 

Cohort

Accelerator 2015

Hydroquo+

Hydroquo+

High-frequency, continuous water quality testing and analysis platform, integrating advanced monitoring hardware and an online dashboard designed and recently piloted in collaboration with utilities.

 

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

Programs participated

IH2O Asia

Oxymem

Oxymem

Modular, energy efficient MABR wastewater treatment

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Cohort

Accelerator 2015

120Water

120Water

Digital turnkey solution for water sampling, compliance & infrastructure

 

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019

Fontus Blue

Fontus Blue

SaaS-based solution that optimizes regulatory compliance, chemical costs, and team performance for drinking water facilities

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Cohort

Accelerator 2021

NBD Nanotechnologies

NBD Nanotechnologies, INC

Advanced surface wettability & liquid management

Cohort

Accelerator 2012

Aquaseca

Aquaseca

Leak Detection for commercial buildings

Cohort

Accelerator 2017

ACWA Robotics

ACWA Robotics

ACWA Robotics provides the only smart and autonomous robot that can bring utilities the data they need to make accurate decisions on when and where to replace their water mains and save millions of their budget each year.

Programs participated

Urban Water Challenge V

change:Water Labs

change:Water Labs

Safe & private sanitation in unsewered homes

Cohort

Accelerator 2018, UWC 2022

eWaterPay

eWaterPay

IoT-enabled, pre-paid water dispenser

Cohort

Accelerator 2018

Solar Water Solutions

Solar Water Solutions

Solar-powered Desalination

Solar Water Solutions provides safe drinking water to off-grid communities with its solar-powered water purification and desalination units. 

Its patented technology has demonstrated more than 80% OPEX savings in ongoing installations in Pacific Island communities, as compared to conventional diesel-powered desalination systems.  

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Eko Gea

Eko Gea

Novel anaerobic waste to water treatment solution

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2019

Lotic Labs

Lotic Labs

Financial risk management for water & wastewater utilities

Cohort

Accelerator 2017

SmarterHomes Technologies

SmarterHomes Technologies

Smart water meters for high rise apartments

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mOasis

mOasis

Crop science for irrigation efficiency

Cohort

Accelerator 2010

MemPure

MemPure

Simplified manufacturing process of hollowfibre nanofiltration membranes (NanoPure) with selective surface charge for precise filtration

Ongoing projects in Myanmar, China and France; >50% OPEX and up to 30% CAPEX savings compared to RO systems

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Cohort

2

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Desolenator

Desolenator

Decentralized, 100% PV-T powered desalination system with 4x the energy efficiency of traditional PV panels

 

Cohort

Accelerator 2021

Sewer AI

Sewer AI

Computer vision for sewer inspections

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020, UWC 2022

Sudoc

Sudoc

Sudoc is using its patented chemistry to eliminate wasted material, energy, and water in textile bleaching and other water treatment applications

TeamSolve

TeamSolve

Digitizing Operations

Digital knowledge companion that integrates institutional SOPs, workforce knowledge and field reports to generate problem-solving insights during daily operations, incident troubleshooting and management through a conversational AI platform.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

NJBSoft

NJBSoft

Regulatory compliance & data management software

Cohort

Accelerator 2016

Atera Water

Atera Water

Drinking Water Treatment

Atera Water has developed the TeraStream filtration system, incorporating nanocomposite ultrafiltration membranes, targeting the treatment of high turbidity water without the need for chemical pretreatment and minimal sludge generation.

In ongoing field trials, their membranes are shown to perform in fluctuating conditions and high turbidities of up to 300NTU with an operational cost savings of 40% compared to traditional coagulation treatment systems.

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

StormHarvester

StormHarvester

Wastewater management through rainfall prediction

Cohort

IH2O Asia 2019

IoTank

IoTank

IoT sensors for septic tank monitoring

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020

ANDalyze

ANDalyze

Real-time heavy metal testing & monitoring

Cohort

Accelerator 2016

Bevi

Bevi

Smart water coolers for the office

Cohort

Accelerator 2014

iFlux

iFlux

iFlux provides visibility into groundwater dynamics through combining a network of IoT sensors, sampling technology and a real-time dashboard. 

Cohort

2023

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator

Tussar

Tussar

Water & wastewater metal recovery

Cohort

Accelerator 2011

Valor Water Analytics

Valor Water Analytics

Multifunctional analytics platform including revenue discovery

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Water Warriors Inc

Water Warriors Inc

Nitrogen & Phosphorous removal from wastewater

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019

PaveDrain

PaveDrain

Permeable pavement for stormwater capture

Cohort

Accelerator 2012

LAIIER

LAIIER

LAIIER’s wireless smart tape leak detection solution notifies property managers and owners about leakages in real-time, reducing the impact of water damage and flooding events.

Cohort

2023

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Accelerator

Eco2Mix

Eco2Mix

Sustainable pH Water Control

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020

Zilper Trenchless

Zilper Trenchless

Trenchless technology for pipeline infrastructure

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019, UWC 2020

Movements Inc.

Movements Inc.

Utility Asset Visualisation

Movements Inc. offers an end-to-end smart construction solution with its proprietary AR and digital twin for underground utilities management. 

By synthesizing real-time data from various stakeholders across a project’s lifecycle, Movements has helped municipal users in South Korea save more than 60% of 3D-modeling design costs compared to conventional BIM products and decrease construction time by 30%.

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Aquamonitrix

Aquamonitrix

Nitrite and Nitrate Monitoring

Aquamonitrix provides in-situ sensing of nitrite and nitrate using rapid ion chromatography and UV detection to optimize aeration processes in municipal wastewater treatment. 

An improved understanding of nitrous oxide and nitrite has allowed utilities to not only reduce their energy consumption and costs through more streamlined aeration processes, but also lower the production of nitrous oxide – a highly potent greenhouse gas.

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Hydroleap

Hydroleap

Electrochemical and electrocoagulation wastewater treatment which is chemical-free and incorporates smart automation to actively mitigate passivation and corrosion with 70% lower energy consumption.

 

Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

Programs participated

IH2O Asia

Ziptility

Ziptility

Infrastructure management app for water operators

 

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020

Arun

Arun

High-efficiency and non-clogging microfiltration technology

Cohort

IH2O Asia 2020

Noria Water Technologies

Noria Water Technologies

Real-time, image-based RO membrane monitoring

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019, IH2O Asia 2020

Sensoterra

Sensoterra

Wireless soil moisture sensors

 

Cohort

Accelerator 2020

Epic CleanTec

Epic CleanTec

On-site wastewater treatment for buildings

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020, UWC 2021

Aumsat Technologies

Aumsat Technologies

Groundwater Monitoring

Aumsat Technologies uses earth imaging and satellite-based hydrological analysis to map groundwater zones, track shifts in groundwater levels and predict its water balance. 

Both farmer organizations and government agencies have worked with Aumsat to identify appropriate borewells for farmers as well as potential locations for water recharge infrastructure. Their solution pinpoints underground water more efficiently, cutting costs by 75%.

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Gross-Wen Technologies

Gross-Wen Technologies

Algae-based wastewater treatment system that removes nitrogen and phosphorus and recycles the nutrients into fertilizer

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Cohort

Accelerator 2021, UWC 2021

Flo Technologies

Flo Technologies

Residential water monitoring device & analytics

 

Cohort

Accelerator 2017

Indra Water

Indra Water

Modular, decentralized wastewater treatment

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Cohort

UWC 2019, IH2O Asia 2022

ZwitterCO, Inc

ZwitterCO, Inc

Membrane solutions to handle organic-heavy waste streams

Cohort

Accelerator 2019

WateROAM

WateROAM

Portable water filters for disaster struck communities

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019

Typhon Treatment Systems

Typhon Treatment Systems

First-of-its-kind UV-LED reactor design for high-efficiency, low-maintenance and uninterrupted mercury-free disinfection at high flowrates for municipal treatment facilities.

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

Water Pigeon

Water Pigeon

Fast & secure alternative to automated meter reading

Staal Instruments

Staal Instruments

Radar based level monitoring system

Ontoto

Ontoto

Groundwater Monitoring

Ontoto monitors groundwater usage for businesses and governments using a cost-effective, cloud-based telemetry logger that transmits groundwater data via satellites. 

Significant traction has been gained working with industries and regulatory authorities to ensure reporting obligations on groundwater usage are met across Australia. Ontoto’s devices also help customers save 60% in costs when compared to manual sampling.

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Dlo Haiti

Dio Haiti

Decentralized water purification & distribution

Cohort

Accelerator 2012

WaterSmart

WaterSmart

Customer engagement, system optimization & data analytics

Acquired by VertexOne

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Cohort

2009 IH2O Accelerator

WEGoT Utility Solutions

WEGoT Utility Solutions

Ultrasonic smart meter and online water management platform for buildings to track consumption and identify leaks, saving 3 billion litres of water to date across 40k homes and 40M sqft of commercial real estate.

 

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2021

Aqua Membranes

Aqua Membranes

3D printed spacers for RO membranes

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020

FREDsense

FREDsense

Real-time testing for chemical contaminants

Cohort

Accelerator 2017

Sentry

Sentry

Real-time wastewater monitoring using a biological sensor for operators to make decisions that save time and energy for optimized treatment performance

Over 150 systems installed in water and wastewater utilities globally to protect treatment works and optimize processes like aeration and anaerobic digestion

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Cohort

Accelerator 2018, IH2O Asia 2020

2S Water

2S Water

Fully automated, cost-effective sensors for real-time metal detection in water

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Rapid Radicals Technology

Rapid Radicals Technology

Decentralized wastewater treatment system that eliminates sewer overflows and basement backups through the use of its rapid, cost-effective treatment technology

 

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Programs participated

Accelerator 2021, Urban Water Challenge V

SmartValve

SmartValve

Manual Asset Management

SmartValve provides real-time guidance for utility field operators through a mobile application that manages manual assets in clean water networks and documents operational workflows. 

In the last seven years, SmartValve has helped its utility customers regulate transient pressure in the network, saving $1.9 million in water quality fines and $9.5 million in repairs from reduced pipe bursts.

Cohort

5

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Aquafortus Technologies

Aquafortus Technologies

Non-thermal, ZLD solution for high salinity wastewaters

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Cohort

Accelerator 2019

Varuna

Varuna

Distribution system monitoring for utilities

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Cohort

Accelerator 2020, UWC 2021

Ekatvam Innovations

Ekatvam Innovations

Climate Resilience & Adaptation

Community-level water governance tool that gathers and integrates locally-gathered data on groundwater levels, water-intensity of crops and satellite imagery to inform climate adaptation strategy for NGO-led projects in villages across India.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

emrgy

emrgy

Modular hydropower turbines installed directly within existing infrastructure that generates continuous, reliable hydroelectric power

Cohort

UWC 2021

FarmX

FarmX

Farm sensors & analytics platform

Cohort

Accelerator 2016

Memsift

MEMSIFT

Suitcase sized Water treatment system for disaster zones or remote communities

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Cohort

IH2O Asia 2020

SWAN Systems

SWAN Systems

SaaS-based solution that works with existing hardware to help irrigators optimize yield while using less water and nutrients

 

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Cohort

Accelerator 2021

OptiEnz

OptiEnz

Chemical sensing & monitoring system

Cohort

Accelerator 2014

Similie

Similie

Digitizing Operations

End-to-end solution that digitizes rural water management systems by deploying sensors, gathering data on water flow, levels, quality and more, and generating insights for municipalities to monitor community water resources and supply. Two ongoing projects in Timor Leste.

Cohort

4

Programs participated

Imagine H2O Asia

Atlantis Technologies

Atlantis Technologies

Cost-effective water desalination

Cohort

Accelerator 2011

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