Tests conducted by ONR at the US Navy Seawater Desalination Test Facility at Port Hueneme in California will accelerate NanoH2O’s research into fouling resistance as well as the optimization of desalination systems for high-flux operations. This research will also provide a benchmark for comparing NanoH2O’s technology to existing reverse osmosis (RO) membranes.

“NanoH2O’s ultimate objective is to alter the fundamental economics of commercial desalination by addressing productivity and fouling issues inherent in traditional RO membranes,” says Jeff Green, CEO of NanoH2O. “These funds will go a long way towards validating our novel technology and complementing our research as we demonstrate the advantages of our membranes for shipboard systems.”