One of the original MIOX founders, Rodney Herrington, has expanded off the original MSR MIOX Purifier Pen and developed a brand new product that has set out to be the best personal water purifier in the world.
The H2gO Purifier uses the same MIOX electrolysis process that converts brine into a sterilizing solution, using the same simple water disinfection chemistry of mixing salt, electricity and water. The hand-held device can treat anywhere from 1/4 gallon to 5 gallons of water, making it perfect for camping trips, missionaries, first responders, families with limited access to fresh water, and even military explorations. H2gO is highly effective, yet still economical and easy to use, requiring only common salt to make the brine.
Improving on the original MSR Pen, the H2gO Purifier has eliminated battery replacement by using a rechargeable battery similar to a cell phone and can last over 500 charges. If you’re unable to charge the device by USB, the solar panels on the back can charge the battery as well. The Purifier also doesn’t have any special salt requirements, allowing customers to use common table salt. Other improvements include an expanded capacity and improved reliability.
Aqua Research is the name of the company producing the H2gO Purifier, with Rodney Herrington as the CEO. Recently, the company just announced receiving funding from the New Mexico Angels angel-investment group in order to start production in the next several weeks. The chemistry and technology that is used will be licensed through MIOX. Read more about the funding announcement here.
We wish all the best to Aqua Research as they strive to provide cost-effective and sustainable water treatment to the people who need it most – those with no access to safe water. For more information on Aqua Research and the H2gO Purifier, visit www.h2gopurifier.com