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The Top 39 Water Startups To Watch Out For In 2021

This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Water startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Water industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Water Startups

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Aquagga

Aquagga

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We offers end-of-life destruction of PFAS and other environmental contaminants with less energy and safe end-products.

Zen Beverage

Zen Beverage

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Zen Beverage offers Zenwtr, a vapor distilled alkaline water bottled in recyclable ocean-bound plastic. ZenWTR is on a mission to help reduce the amount of plastic polluting the world’s coastal environments.

Each ZenWTR bottle is made from up to five plastic bottles rescued from coastal environments.. .

NEER

NEER

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Redefining Water Infrastructure Modeling and Asset Management through Machine Learning

Berczy

Berczy

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Berczy produces sparkling alcoholic water with no additives or preservatives.

Nirvana Water Sciences

Nirvana Water Sciences

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Nirvana Water Sciences is committed to developing life-enhancing beverages for the masses. It combines the essential goodness of pure water, brilliant innovations of science, and genuine care for the environment.

The bottled water industry is exploding with countless brands claiming health and wellness benefits. The company is driven by a belief that people deserve better water-based beverage options that are transparently real, clinically and legitimately beneficial and truly, deliciously refreshing..

Nama Water

Nama Water

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A million plastic bottles are bought every minute and this is est. to grow 20% by 2021.

That means more than 480 billion plastic drinking bottles were sold last year and if placed end to end, they would extend more than halfway to the sun. The plastic apocalypse is real and is a key contributor to climate change.

We are here to change this. Say hello to Nama Water! Nama Water is a sustainable alternative to buying water packaged in single use plastic bottles.

We use 100% recycled aluminium bottles that can be refilled and reused endlessly.Fun fact: Aluminum requires 5 times less energy to recycle than plastic and can be recycled over and over without losing quality. Join us at http://namawater.com/ in ditching plastic forever and creating a greener planet.

BTW, we plant a tree for every bottle of Nama Water that you buy.. .

Antelope Water Management

Antelope Water Management

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Antelope Water Management partners with the oil & gas and mining industries to deliver water infrastructure, treatment, sourcing, and disposal services. The company water solutions are tailored to meet the evolving environmental and economic challenges facing the extractive industries today.

It helps operators lower their freshwater footprints, improve field-level economics, and enhance their environmental and local stewardship. Antelope Water Management specializes in water reuse and recycling, incorporating data analytics, and places an emphasis on landowner and local stakeholder relations.

They actively monitor the water challenges in the mining industry and believe the third party led sustainable water solutions will be critical for the mining industry to play a role in the energy transition. It was founded in 2019 and is based in Austin, Texas, United States..

Infinity Water Solutions

Infinity Water Solutions

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Providing water management solutions, including recycling, reuse and disposal, to the oil and gas industry

AMTR Scientific

AMTR Scientific

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AMTR Scientific provides an integrated method for treating a wide range of industrial waste waters.

Waterhound Futures Limited

Waterhound Futures Limited

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Waterhound is a cloud-based software for engineers, plant operators and managers to optimise performance and cost-efficiencies of wastewater treatment systems and processes, including reduction/ recycle/reuse of water, energy reduction/recovery and lower chemical use. Waterhound goes back to first principles of physics, chemistry and biology to model each process and all input streams in precise detail to create a true digital twin of your system.

Waterhound’s software contains proven algorithms and an empirical database from over 20-years in the design-and-build of wastewater treatment systems for Fortune 500 companies, including over 800 contaminants and 300 treatment processes. Waterhound generates information, which is specific to your system and is independent of supplier bias and operator error.

Waterhound software is also an asset management and risk assessment tool for corporate management for individual systems and fleet management.. .

RanMarine USA

RanMarine USA

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RanMarine USA has merged US operations with the global operations of RanMarine Technology B.V., developer of the WasteShark technology and based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The WasteShark is a data-driven, autonomous aqua-drone that cleans marine waste, while collecting critical water quality data from local water sources.

The WasteShark is a unique smart city solution which is financially feasible for communities of all sizes and delivers quantifiable results day one. Waste and Pollution Removal – efficiently and effectively removes over 1000+ pounds of marine waste and pollution per day.

Water Quality Safety – collects and analyzes real-time data about water quality to assist with compliance with pollution regulations and identify potential contaminants early to minimize impact on the aquatic ecosystem, environment, and constituents. Biomass Removal – removes biomass (e.g., hyacinths, duckweed, algae) at the surface, which helps maintain aquatic ecosystems and mitigates potential damage to water equipment and facilities.

Oil Waste Collection – designed to operate in confined areas around boats, ships, docks and slips. The WasteShark can be fitted with a special drum oil skimmer for spill collection, and high-quality crude and refined oil sensors can be added for water quality data collection and hydrocarbon detection..

Nanolyse Technologies

Nanolyse Technologies

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Nanolyse Technologies Ltd was founded in 2020, by an Oxford University academic, Dr Imad Ahmed (Executive Director and CTO). The company Director is Dr Graham Hine, a highly successful technology entrepreneur with a track record in leading, growing and successfully exiting technology companies.

Our mission is to create ground-breaking innovations in analytical science. Nanolyse is working on building simple, low-cost chemical measurement and testing instruments to address global needs across industries, from environmental and food to biomedical, mining and nuclear.

Our nano-enabled technology solves challenging problems related to the separation, determination and monitoring of toxic inorganic and organometallic chemical species in a broad spectrum of real-world samples. See also: Nanolyse Water & Environmental Analysis: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nanolyse-water-environmental-analysis @2020 Nanolyse Technologies Ltd.

Company Registration Number:12658132. .

Central Element Geosciences Ltd.

Central Element Geosciences Ltd.

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Remote sensing Co, applying a unique NMR tech for fully distant exploration of natural resources and materials without access to sites

Seabex

Seabex

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we are democtratizing precision agriculture

Mirsae

Mirsae

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Mirsae aims to bring technical advancements and innovation in the field of water conservation. At Mirsae, we design and fabricate products which enable individuals to reduce water usage, without altering their behavioral habits while providing a better experience.

With a target to impact on a global scale, Mirsae introduces the concept of “Precision Bathing”, featuring its first product “Mirsae Showerhead”, an experience-first shower head with a potential to save 70% water compared to conventional showers. Mirsae provides efficient and experience oriented solutions, integrated with modern standards of living culture for a sustainable future..

FIC Healthcare Solutions LLP

FIC Healthcare Solutions LLP

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Alkaline Water Ionizer Manufacturer

Flowless

Flowless

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The problem of water scarcity is a big challenge in MENA region. Water losses makes the situation worse by wasting this precious resource.

FlowLess is developing a smart system, consisting of smart metering, clustering, and fully autonomous analysis and interpretation using artificial intelligence, to detect leakage in water networks and provide monitoring and reporting of the network status in addition to forecasting future incidents. FlowLess aims to help water service providers improve water supply efficiency by minimizing losses.

This would significantly affect lives of millions of people by reducing networks management costs and therefore provide more affordable and sufficient water supply.. .

Aqualumos

Aqualumos

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Clean Tech, Water Purification, Environmental

Enbiorganic Technologies

Enbiorganic Technologies

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EnBiorganic Technologies (Enbio) has developed a minimal energy, end-to-end solution for wastewater treatment that incorporates site-specific water analysis, “precision” biological treatment formulations and intelligent dispensing and monitoring equipment. This solution, called the EBS-Di, can reduce sludge volume up to 100% in wastewater treatment facilities, remove the reliance on expensive absorption systems and chemical scrubbing for odour control, and further reduce operational costs through autonomous system operation and monitoring.

– EBS-Di deployment results in cleaner water through microbial dosing to naturally reduce toxins in waterways and wastewater in commercial, municipal and industrial applications – Treating wastewater with minimal energy input, compared to traditional wastewater treatment solutions, to eliminate biosolids that are harmful to the ecosystem. – Microbiology derived from soil is non-pathogenic and is a sustainable solution for wastewater treatment.

Water is conserved by remote monitoring, zero-emissions from the generator and natural occurring microbiology to safely treat water.. .

G2G Algae Solutions

G2G Algae Solutions

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G2G Algae Solutions is a biotech company that focuses on the cultivation of microalgae to improve soil and its fertility. It applies the technology of microalgae cultivation to collaborate in the recovery of natural resources, soils, water, and air.

The company’s microalgae culture system (photobioreactor) solves in a simple and efficient way the difficulties involved in taking the culture anywhere. It combines a large volume of cultivation with reduced space and with a more than satisfactory productivity.

Founded in 2019 and is based in Seville, Andalusia, Spain.. .

Cascade Water Solutions

Cascade Water Solutions

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Cascade Water Solutions provides economical technology in the global water treatment field.

Blubrim Systems

Blubrim Systems

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Blubrim Systems specializes in the development of automated water quality testers in the field of aquariums and aquaculture.

AngelH2O

AngelH2O

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AngelH2O develops a cost-effective B2B cloud-based managed solution to detect leaks before they become floods.

DeWarmte

DeWarmte

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DeWarmte specializes in recovering heat from domestic wastewater and it is used to make hot tap water.

Aquasafi

Aquasafi

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Aquasafi is a startup company that monitors water quality.

Tankless Review

Tankless Review

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Tankless Review is a product review website about tankless water heaters. It was founded in 2019 by Rex Cauldwell.

It is a fun and easy way to learn about tankless water heaters and their impact on the environment and water heating industry. We provide a platform for unbiased reviews and product recommendations from known professionals and verified product owners..

Parity Water

Parity Water

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Parity Water Provides continuous water monitoring to optimize farming practices.

S&W InfraTech

S&W InfraTech

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S&W InfraTech is a solid waste management, air pollution mitigation, and water treatment company.

nanoFreaks

nanoFreaks

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nanoFreaks builds a rescue system on the sea, creating an environment where everyone can live with peace of mind.

Wallaby Water

Wallaby Water

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Wallaby Water is Australia’s recyclable packaged water alternative.

Clear Air Energy

Clear Air Energy

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Founded by research scientists and engineers formerly of Sandia Laboratories, and similar advanced research organizations, the company

Aya Nederland

Aya Nederland

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Aya Nederland is a water purification systems provider company.

RiverView

RiverView

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Wir wollen mit einem unbemannten Messboot Gewässerdaten erheben in Bereichen in denen klassische Messverfahren versagen.

Waterpistool-Kopen.nl

Waterpistool-Kopen.nl

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Waterpistool-Kopen.nlis an online shop that provides water pistols and accessories.

EV WATERONTHARDERS

EV WATERONTHARDERS

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EV WATERONTHARDERS is a supplier of water softeners for home.

Blu

Blu

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IoT-connected water purification and refill stations

The Green Stop

The Green Stop

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The Green Stop developed water refill stations for outdoor spaces, in order to reduce plastic pollution.

RENEW.

RENEW.

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RENEW. offers natural mineral and packaged drinking water.

Nirgandh

Nirgandh

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Nirgandh provides bio-tech solution to covert human feces into water and methane gas.

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