TECHNOLOGY:  

Hand Held Water Monitor for Metals and Pathogens

AFFILIATION:   Sustura LLC, Huntington Beach, California, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Track: Energy & Resilience
Area: Waste & Water
Tech Readiness: TRL 2

Tech Brief: This hand-held device will tell you in a few minutes if the water before you is safe to drink – if it contains heavy metals such as lead above levels that would be safe for drinking, cooking, or cleaning and if there are indications of pathogen risk in the water.

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: This device will provide real time information for securing, managing, and treating water supplies for U.S. forces worldwide. This will significantly reduce incidences of illness that occur from tainted water supplies that are not adequately treated, and will improve troop readiness, troop resiliency in the field, and troop performance. It will lower medical costs and increase troop productivity.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Org Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)
Website: http://www.sustura.com