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1 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com TWI customizes and scales affordable and effective point-of-drinking solutions. March 2014
2 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com TWI® is a TEAM of leading global business executives and renowned scientists who develop and deploy “Point-of Drinking” (“POD”) water systems to address local conditions. TWI engages local communities to CO-CREATE unique business development models providing CUSTOMIZED AND SUSTAINABLE technology SOLUTIONS which effectively remove water contaminants. Just as cell phones enabled billions of people to leapfrog the need for telecommunications equipment, TWI’s Point-of- Drinking solutions will enable billions of people to leapfrog the need for central treatment plants and bottled water.
3 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com TWI ® Mission: DIAGNOSE targeted local conditions to customize point-of- drinking (POD) clean water solutions. DEVELOP APPROPRIATE and REPLICABLE WATER SOLUTIONS THAT SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTE TO COMMUNITY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. DISTRIBUTE through LOCAL PARTNERS products which are AFFORDABLE, CONVENIENT, EFFECTIVE and TRUSTED Solutions. Become the TRUSTED SOURCE OF LOCAL WATER SOLUTIONS.
4 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com Contaminated water is the #1 health issue in the world. ArsenicPathogensFluoride * Map is illustration only Map of ‘The Big Three’ water contamination issues* 1.2 Billion people without access to safe water. 50% of hospital beds are occupied by people with a waterborne disease 80% of all global diseases are caused by contaminated drinking water (WHO) More people die from waterborne diseases than all communicable diseases combined More people have died of microbiological contaminants in water than all wars in recorded history
5 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com Related Diseases: Diabetes IIArsenosis Bladder Cancer Pancreatic Cancer 100s of millions of people affected Brain Damage and Dental Fluorosis Bone malformations, particularly in children Fluoride Effects: Arsenic Effects: #1 Global Carcinogen
6 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com Facts About Arsenic: Globally, over 250 MILLION people drink water with excessive arsenic. Over 30 MILLION in Mexico and over 50 MILLION in US. LEADING CARCINOGENIC linked to liver, kidney, skin, lung and bladder cancer. 1 IN 6 AMERICANS are “exposed to levels of arsenic that may cause CANCER over time”, Purdex, research paper released Oct. 8, 2013 Causes Diabetes II and Heart Disease. ODORLESS and TASTELESS ; nearly impossible to detect. BOILING water INEFFECTIVE against arsenic removal; worsens the problem by CONCENTRATING the resulting amount.
7 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com Water Usage: Consumption by Energy Source
8 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com Water Usage: Generating Food Products 1 Pound of Meat 1 Gallon of Beverage1 Pound of Grain
9 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com 20 th Century Solutions: Bottled Water NO REGULATION – INCONSISTENT quality everywhere 40% of Bottled Water taken FROM the TAP. Bottled Water is NOT TESTED for e. coli. PLASTIC DUMPING is environmental hazard. – In US less than 20% of water bottles recycled. Often 1,000 TIMES MORE EXPENSIVE than tap water. HEATING of plastic bottle contaminates water/ PBA – carcinogen. NATIONAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL : – Approx. 1/3 of the tested waters (34 of 103 waters) VIOLATED an enforceable state standard or EXCEEDED microbiological-purity guidelines. – ¼ of waters tested (23 of 103 waters) VIOLATED applicable health LIMITS, most commonly for arsenic and man-made compounds.
10 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com Recent News 1/29/14: ArabNews.com re: Saudi water contamination: “ HIGH LEVELS OF BROMATE, A CARCINOGENIC SUBSTANCE ” were found in water samples at multiple factories 1/27/14: NY Times re: NYC APT WATER TANKS : – upon inspection of a water tank in Queens, the super found pigeon droppings, sunlight shooting through the slatted planks, and water that was impenetrable and brown; – 5 OUT OF 12 TANKS (APARTMENT BUILDINGS) CONTAMINATED WITH E-COLI – tank cleaning companies have … stories about finding dead birds, mice and animal droppings; – one even discovered a homeless person living above the water 1/24/14: Huffington Post re: new Mexico City law: “ MEXICO CITY’S LEGISLATORS WILL REQUIRE ALL RESTAURANTS TO INSTALL FILTERS, offering patrons free, apparently drinkable potable water that won’t lead to stomach problems and other ailments.” 1/10/14: ABCNews.com regarding WV CHEMICAL LEAK : “ We don’t know that the water’s not safe, but I can’t say it is safe. ” 11/21/13: CNBC.com re: BALTIMORE’S INFRASTRUCTURE : “ Over the next 20 years, America’s local governments and water districts will need to spend some $300 billion to keep customers adequately supplied with fresh water … it WILL TAKE ANOTHER $300 BILLION TO OVERHAUL … public sewer mains … along with … treatment plants.” 10/9/13: FoxNews.com re: BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA : “ A rare amoeba that caused the death of a child in south Louisiana has been found in five locations … ”; the amoeba “ can cause a rare brain infection … that destroys brain tissue and is usually fatal ” ( NEW ORLEANS ) 10/8/13: PRWeb re: Purdex study: “ MORE THAN 49 MILLION PEOPLE [US] ARE CONSUMING VARYING AMOUNTS OF CANCER-CAUSING ARSENIC ” 6/17/13: NaturalNews.com re: toxin in CALIFORNIA DRINKING water: “ GLYPHOSATE – the chemical name of Roundup herbicide – multiplies the proliferation of BREAST CANCER cells by 500% to 1300% … even at exposures of just a few parts per trillion. ” 5/22/13: TheGlobeAndMail re: MONTREAL’S YELLOW WATER : “ 1.3 million residents in and around Montreal were told their tap water was unsafe to drink ” when a BOIL WATER advisory was issued as the result of some routine upgrade work at a century old water plant
11 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com 20 th Century Solutions: Central Treatment 80% of water plant cost dedicated to drinking water BUT Only 2%* of treated water is used for drinking and cooking! * Often becoming recontaminated W ATER P LANT I NFRASTRUCTURE D EFECTS H OME U TILITIES D RINKING & C OOKING WATER MISMANAGEMENT 33651002 L ITERS WASTE LEAKAGE UTILITY
12 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com POD as Part of Global Water Planning Cities < 1mm Peri Urban Rural Cities > 1mm ( urban ) CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PRIMARY SECONDARY POD/POU SOLUTIONS
13 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com US Products: Product Performance Comparison Product Taste/ Odor Chlorine Organic Compounds Pharma- ceuticals LeadCystsBacteriaVirusesArsenic BobbleYESNO BritaYESNO CulliganYESNO 3M FiltreteYESNO MaveaYES NO PurYES NO TWIYES ZeroWaterYESNO YESNO
14 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com TWI Product Offerings 1.0 Platform : floor standing, installation required, hot/cold water functionality 2.0 Platform : COUNTERTOP product, installation required, ambient water only 3.0 Platform : portable, gravity fed product 4.0 Platform : filter cartridges for use in 3.0 Platform products 5.0 Platform : undersink unit with separate faucet 6.0 Platform : hydration station for public areas 3.0 Platform 4.0 Platform 1.0 Platform2.0 Platform 5.0 Platform6.0 Platform
15 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com TWI Global Partner Model I. Analysis (paid by Partner) Water Samples AnalysisMapping II. Product Development (paid by Partner) Market Study(s) Glocal Solution(s) Testing/Pilots JV Distribution Partner(s) By Country By Channel Municipal Retail eTail Healthcare Mining Other
16 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com TWI: Internet of Water (IoW) Leader DIAGNOSE : mapping water data/prioritize DEVELOP : hardware – software/delivery systems DEPLOY : supply chain, manufacturing (segments), inventory controls, local distribution partners SUSTAIN : sensors/maintenance AFFORDABLE, CONVENIENT, EFFECTIVE, TRUSTWORTHY
17 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com Future Developments Sensors : – Provisional patent filed: changing taste or color of water to indicate filter maintenance. – Develop tests with partners for hand held instruments. Tech A Controlled Release : – Introduction (extremely slow release) of regulated compounds through various devices; patent filed Automatic Shut Off – Sacrificial Filter Healthy Additives Carbonation Emergency Preparedness BeforeAfter
18 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com TWI: Decentralized Water Advocate “ The Water Initiative creates global point-of-use purification systems to safeguard the “last mile of water”. “ Dedicated to building trusted solutions to satisfy the world’s thirst for clean drinking water through local partnerships.” - The United Nations: World Water Symposium on Water Security “ The Water initiative (is) a business that brings water purification systems to homes and organizations worldwide. ” -Fortune “ The Water Initiative, has developed a filtering device that takes all the nasties out of water in the home and needs to be replaced only once a year. Unlike osmosis, it consumes no energy, and every drop of incoming water can be used for drinking.” - The Economist, May 22, 2010, A Special Issue on Water “ We believe that the Point-of-Drinking solutions that TWI has created and deployed can form an integral part of Mexico’s, and any nation’s, water quality improvement strategy.” - Jose Ramon Ardavin Ituarte, Conagua, The National Water Commission in Mexico “ The Water Initiative manufactures and distributes water purification devices” - Bloomberg Business week Kevin McGovern and his team are leading the revolution of new thinking on how to effectively deliver water to consumers. ~ Alan Hinchman, Infrastructure Marketing Director for GE Intelligent Platforms
19 CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY ©T HE W ATER I NITIATIVE ®, 2014 www.TheWaterInitiative.com “Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes – one for Peace and one for Science.” ~ John F. Kennedy Global Collaboration: “Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday.” ~ Steve Jobs
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