Riggs Eckelberry, OriginClear CEO, Discusses Forward-Thinking Water Treatment Technology

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Published on August 4, 2022

The state of water in the United States has become one of the nation’s top priorities with current demands affecting future availability. According to Seametrics.com, America recycles less than 1% of its wastewater, intensifying the effects of an ongoing drought. As the country grapples with water scarcity, toxic contamination, and aging infrastructure, water companies are investing in forward-thinking applications of technologies to treat water and help communities meet water-related goals.

Among initiatives working to increase America’s standard of water is OriginClear (OCLN), a leading water company in modular on-site treatment systems equipped with long-lasting and cutting-edge materials to treat Earth’s most precious resource. “In places like Compton, CA the water runs brown to this day—despite many attempts to resolve the issue,” says CEO Riggs Eckelberry. With issues resulting from the pandemic, inflation, and a shift in the housing industry, advanced technologies to treat water are a go-to solution for companies and communities alike as they confront the failing central infrastructures in the country. One of these innovations is the growing trend of modular on-site treatment systems.

Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginClear

Supporting water-scarce regions with end-to-end services and ground-breaking technologies are fueling the trend to improve our current conditions. “Our Modular Water Systems are fully engineered, prefabricated, and prepackaged systems that use durable, sophisticated materials,” shares Eckelberry. “What really makes them stand out are the high-density thermo-plastics (HDPE) with a 75 to 100-year life cycle.” Compared to metal and concrete, these materials offer substantial and long-term benefits against failing centralized systems that continue to affect communities on a day-to-day basis.

To combat the ongoing crisis, water as an income-bearing asset is also an innovative and much-needed solution for straining American communities, especially during inflationary times. “When the pandemic hit, it became very clear to us that the problem with the water industry – which is worth some trillion dollars, yet incredibly slow to adopt new technology – was the lack of capital,” Eckelberry states.

With Water On Demand™, a pay-per-gallon water recycling system that treats water onsite for businesses and housing developments, fintech companies like OriginClear focus on financing new technologies, which is the key to revolutionizing the industry. “We take care of the details so that end users can sign on the dotted line for the water they use and local water companies can build and manage these systems – all while the investors see excellent returns.”

While water quality remains a major concern in the United States, forward-thinking projects like OriginClear’s Water On Demand™ and their newest compact delivery system EveraBOX™, prove to be a driving force in utilizing trending technology and providing solutions for years to come.

“We have future plans to create the first asset-based digital water coin, called $H20 – essentially a digital bond. This would function like a wrapper for water royalties to help streamline payments,” says Eckelberry. “This is a game-changer for America’s old and underfunded water infrastructure with software equipped to preserve supplies at the touch of a button.”

As millions of American continue to fight for clean water, advanced technologies remain a key factor for water companies that seek to make an impact in the industry. “Water rates rising faster than core inflation creates a need for technologies and a decreased reliance on the failing central infrastructures across the US. Disruption has come to the water industry and with all of the scarcity and toxic water problems, it is high time!”

OriginClear Inc. (OTC Pink: OCLN), the Clean Water Innovation Hub™, announced Castle Placement will be its exclusive placement agent to build the capital base for its Water On Demand™ program. To get involved, accredited investors can join the self-reliant water revolution at www.originclear.com.

To learn more about OriginClear’s efforts in solving the American water crisis, join Eckelberry at OriginClear’s CEO’s Weekly Zoom Briefing every Thursday at 5pm Pacific, 8pm Eastern. Register at www.oc.gold/ceo.

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