Aqutonix is connected to the farm’s existing sprinkler and drip irrigation systems and has boosted crop growth, germination, and yields while reducing the necessity of chemical pesticides and fertilizers by increasing the water absorption of the plants, and thus the photosynthetic efficiency.
BLH Aqua Technology’s Founder and CEO, Edward Hong, committed the company to support the Ten Principles of the UN Global compact along with a dedication to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) where there may be a clear impact.
The economic impact of the wildfires on California’s agriculture industry is going to be substantive, with Sonoma County’s farmers hit particularly hard.
BLH Aqua Technology, a provider of water efficiency enhancement technologies has officially joined the Alliance for Water Efficiency, a non-profit group that “promotes the efficient and sustainable use of water.” The group’s activities include advocacy, research, and training and have the support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
BLH Aqua Technology Inc., producer of water efficiency enhancement technologies such as Aqutonix, won the first prize at Slush Singapore’s startup pitch competition.
Amidst enthralling keynote speeches by world leaders such as Barack Obama and David Cameron, the top 10 finalists out of 100 deeptech startups competed at Hello Tomorrow Korea for the grand prize, with BLH Aqua Technology emerging as the winner.
“Water is used in almost all industries, but it is becoming a scarce resource. This is why water treatment technology that studies ways to improve the productivity of limited water resources is attracting attention as a future industry.” Aqutonix inventor, Edward Hong.
Aqutonix, a water treatment device that dramatically increases productivity by splitting water molecules and increasing water absorption, was born when three engineers sat down to discuss water sterilization using electric fields.
Water was a resource that anyone could easily obtain in the past. However, as water pollution becomes more widespread and climate change spreads, “water resources” become scarcer and more important.
The 3rd episode of the Electronic Times Newspaper Entertainment and the Seoul Metropolitan government’s business promotion unit, the Seoul Business Agency (SBA) program “15 Minute Startup” featured the water efficiency enhancement venture BLH Aqua Technology.