H2gO Purifier

Aqua Research LLC

A handheld device that generates chlorine to disinfect drinking water.

Product description Brand name and product description

Design by Aqua Research LLC, the H2gO Purifier is a handheld device that generates a volume-specific disinfectant using salt and electricity through an electrolytic process. The resulting solution is then added to water to be disinfected.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The product is targeted for users worldwide. In 2015, the product was distributed in Nepal following the earthquake.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Aqua Research partners with Wisconsin Pharmacal Company to market and distribute their product to NGOs in the US.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Products that use electrolysis to generate disinctants such as the WATA-Standard. Other disinfection products include P&G Purifying powderWaterGuardAquatab, and other forms of chlorine or bleach.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individuals and households

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