SOLVING FRESH WATER SCARCITY
USING ONLY THE SEA, SUN, EARTH & WIND

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WINNER MBR GLOBAL WATER AWARD

Jun 16th 2017

We are humbled to have received the 1st prize of the prestigious Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum read more

5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH A GLOBAL TASTE

Apr 24th 2017

It's been more than 5 years ago since we have started solving fresh water scarcity, using only the elements sea, sun, earth & wind. We are proud to see that desalination driven ... read more

ACTIVE ON FOUR CONTINENTS

Feb 28th 2017

The British & US Virgin Islands, Canary Islands, Belize, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Indonesia.. What do they all have in common? As almost all islands and coastal area's, fresh water is scarce ... read more

WISHING YOU A FRESH & FRUITFUL 2017

Jan 2nd 2017

What is the number one necessity for fruitfulness? It's Water! In 2017, Elemental Water Makers keeps paving the way to bring fresh, potable, water to the world. Thank you for ... read more

ELEMENTAL WATER MAKERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Nov 11th 2016

Within one decade, close to 70% of our world's population will face water shortages. Lakes, rivers and aquifers are rapidly drying up. The good news, the Earth is ... read more

ENSURING FRESH WATER TODAY, WITHOUT LIMITING TOMORROW

Aug 17th 2016

While the northern hemisphere is busy enjoying summer, our office is buzzing with activity. The Greek President Pavlopoulos has paid us a visit to discuss the water supply for the ... read more

TAKING ENERGY OUT OF THE EQUATION

Jun 20th 2016

Past two months have been about spreading the word that it's possible to enjoy an affordable and reliable water supply through desalination, without having to worry about the cost ... read more

TIME HAS BEEN FLYING AND SO ARE WE

Apr 26th 2016

The next month we will show potential customers our installation on the British Virgin Islands and perform site visitations for new projects in the region facing an expensive or unreliable ... read more

PRODUCING MORE WATER THAN AN OLYMPIC POOL CAN HOLD

Mar 11th 2016

Our installation on the Virgin Islands has produced more water than an Olympic sized swimming pool can hold. Over 3 million liters of fresh water have been supplied from seawater, using ... read more

MUNICIPALITY IN CAPE VERDE SIGNS MoU FOR WATER PROJECT

Jan 15th 2016

The island municipality has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with us for a project that will provide 50.000 liters of drinking water per day for an entire village of 1300 people ... read more

WATER IN MOTION

Dec 17th 2015

It has been a while since we have had the opportunity to catch up on recent events. Devastating signs of the vanishing groundwater on a global scale in read more

VIDEO TOUR OF BVI PROJECT AND SO MUCH MORE

Oct 20th 2015

The video which shows you exactly how the installation on the BVI looks like and can now be enjoyed on our Projects page. Make sure to check it out ... read more

SUSTAINABLE, BUT MOST IMPORTANT, REALIZING LOWER COSTS OF WATER

Sep 14th 2015

We’ve finally had the chance to catch up with our suppliers and sent out proposals to enable an affordable fresh water supply to possible end-users on the British Virgin ... read more

SEA+SUN+EARTH+WIND = NO MORE COASTAL FRESH WATER SCARCITY

Aug 7th 2015

We can look back at a successful installation on the British Virgin Islands. As from this week, we have arrived at our headquarters in The Netherlands and have transferred ... read more

COMMISSIONED SOLUTION PRODUCING ELEMENTAL WATER

Jul 18th 2015

The Virgin Islands are the first to use a new renewable energy driven desalination solution that turns seawater into fresh water, developed by Dutch clean tech company Elemental Water Makers. ... read more

CONSTRUCTION ON VIRGIN ISLANDS CLOSE TO COMPLETION

Jun 26th 2015

It has been a little bit more than three weeks of construction which allow us to state that the entire solar energy driven reverse osmosis solution on the Virgin Islands ... read more

START OF VIRGIN ISLANDS INSTALL & VIDEO INTERVIEW

Jun 5th 2015

The shipped container with the components has arrived safe and sound on the Virgin Islands and has been successfully cleared through customs past week. This means that the installation team ... read more

READY TO INSTALL & EWM ON AIR AND ON EXPO

May 22nd 2015

Past few weeks have been mainly about the completion of the preparatory work to commence the installation services for the solution that will generate 12500 liters freshwater on a daily basis ... read more

CELEBRATION OF WORLD WATER DAY

Mar 23rd 2015

World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year. It’s a day to celebrate water. It’s a day to make a difference for the members of the global ... read more

PROGRESS BVI PROJECT & INSPIRING MEDIA COVERAGE

Feb 22nd 2015

Climate-KIC, Europe's largest innovation partnership focused on climate innovation, has written an extensive article about our activities. The article, with the title 'Elemental Water Makers produces fresh water from the ... read more

FEASIBILITY STUDY IN MADAGASCAR

Jan 15th 2015

Past two weeks, we have been visiting the arid south-western region of Madagascar to investigate the current water supply at different areas near Tulear. Madagascar is one of the poorest ... read more

DESALINATION PROJECT INITIATED ON VIRGIN ISLANDS

Dec 5th 2014

EWM will execute a solar energy driven reverse osmosis project in the first semester of 2015 on the Virgin Islands. The installation will provide 12.500 liters (3.300 gallons) fresh water from seawater on ... read more

SELECTED AS 'SUSTAINABLE YOUNG 100' 2014

Nov 14th 2014

Today was the day of the publication of the 'Sustainable Young 100', the list of 100 innovative and inspiring sustainable initiatives in The Netherlands. Reinoud ... read more

TV INTERVIEW IN FUTUREMAKERS

Sep 29th 2014

During the 'Springtij' Forum on Sustainability on the island of Terschelling, Elemental Water Makers was interviewed for the program Futuremakers (Toekomstmakers) of RTL Z. In the interview, attention is paid ... read more

PUBLICATION IN QUOTE MAGAZINE

Aug 4th 2014

In the August edition of Quote, an interview with the founders of Elemental Water Makers has been published. The content covers increasing fresh water scarcity and rising energy prices and ... read more

UPDATE OF RECENT AND COMING ACTIVITIES

May 13th 2014

First of all, we have been selected for the prestigious award of Oxfam Novib, named after Simon Jelsma. This is a great honour, more information in Dutch can be found read more

SAN FRANCISCO CLEANTECH FORUM & WORLD WATER DAY

Mar 20th 2014

San Francisco is a place where entrepreneurship thrives. During the period of 9-15 March, Elemental Water Makers was invited by Climate-KIC to join the Dutch cleantech delegation to visit the read more

VIRGIN ISLANDS FACE HIGH WATER COSTS

Feb 10th 2014

We've been talking to all stakeholders in the Virgin Islands market and have concluded that the high electricity prices and water tariffs ask for a solution. Many islanders share the ... read more

UPDATE FROM THE WATER MAKERS

Sep 12th 2013

It has been a while since our last update, while so much has happened. We have identified suitable locations for demonstration projects and are currently working on obtaining the required ... read more

PUBLICATION IN SAFE MAGAZINE & INTERN COMPLETION

Jun 28th 2013

In the second edition 2013 of safe magazine of robeco, an article was dedicated on our company. The magazine has not been published on the web, making online access impossible, but ... read more

CUSTOMER DEVELOPMENT IN SPAIN

May 14th 2013

During the past three weeks, Elemental Water Makers has visited the island regions of Spain to interview all stakeholders in the renewable driven desalination market. More than 75 interviews were held ... read more

ALL ENERGY DAY ENTREPRENEUR PITCH WELL RECEIVED

Apr 9th 2013

We were invited to pitch our business proposal during the All Energy Day's entrepreuneur pitch competition organised by AimfortheMoon. The judges voted unanimous for Elemental Water Makers after an inspiring ... read more

WINNER OF NEW VENTURE FEASIBILITY STUDY

Mar 13th 2013

New Venture has awarded the 10 most innovative feasibility studies during the finals in The Hague. Elemental Water Makers was selected as one of the 10 most innovative ventures. Besides further recognition ... read more

EXPANSION TO 7 FTE & EXPOSURE

Mar 11th 2013

We are happy to share that our research and development team existing of MSc. graduates of the University of Technology Delft has been expanded towards 7 FTE. Their activities are focusing ... read more

LAB PROJECT SUCCESSFULLY FINISHED

Jan 31st 2013

The performance of the different components in our system in actual operation is of great importance. Specifications are something, but extensive testing results in verification for different circumstances. Two BSc. ... read more

PRESENTING AT WATER SUMMIT 'TU D. VAKANTIECURSUS'

Jan 15th 2013

Every year the University of Technology Delft organizes a symposium for the Dutch water world. This symposium is called “Vakantiecursus,” which would mean “Holiday course.” This name originates from the ... read more

STW VALORISATION GRANT HONORATED

Dec 21st 2012

Technology Foundation STW realises the transfer of knowledge between the technical sciences and users. It does this by funding excellent technical scientific research and by bringing researchers and users together ... read more

WINNER VEOLIA TROPHIES PERFORMANCE

Dec 5th 2012

Ever since 1998, the Trophées Performance awards have been rewarding the most innovative work done byfinal-years students from universities, engineering graduate schools and business schools.The contest is open to ... read more

AWARDED WITH KNW PRIZE

Nov 30th 2012

During the annual conres of the KNW (Royal Dutch Waternetwork), which was held at the 30th of November in Baarn, the winner of the 7th Waternetwork thesis prize for young ... read more

NEWSPAPER WRITES ABOUT ELEMENTAL WATER MAKERS

Nov 20th 2012

At the business section under the sustainable section an article was written about the cleantech startup in the water sector: Elemental Water Makers. The full article can be read read more

NEXT STAGE CLIMATE-KIC INCUBATION PROGRAM

Oct 23rd 2012

The Climate-KIC Incubation Programme supports entrepreneurs to develop their clean tech venture in three stages. The duration of our suppport is 3-6 months for each of the stages, depending ... read more

FIRST MSC. STUDENT FINISHES INTERNSHIP

Oct 22nd 2012

Jeroen Beerens, student of the Master Sustainable Proces and Energy Technology at the University of Technology in Delft, has succesfully finished his internship at Elemental Water Makers. He was occupied ... read more

OFFICE OPENED AT YES!DELFT

Sep 1st 2012

YES!Delft is the high tech entrepreneurs center with a clear mission: Building tomorrow’s leading firms: that is what YES!Delft is all about. We believe in the power ... read more

RECEIVED IMTECH GREEN TALENT AWARD

Aug 17th 2012

The solution of elemental water makers was awarded with one of the three green talent awards by Imtech. The competition was set-up as follows.What is the competition about?... read more

ALLOWED IN CLIMATE-KIC INCUBATION PROGRAM

Jun 11th 2012

The Climate-KIC Incubation Programme supports entrepreneurs to develop their clean tech venture in three stages. Elemental Water Makers has been allowed into stage 1.Stage 1 - Help entrepreneurs translate inventions ... read more

UFD-COFELY ENERGY EFFICIENCY AWARD WON

Feb 23rd 2012

The University Fund Delft and Cofely (a GDF SUEZ company) want to encourage students to think about innovative solutions for reducing energy consumption. Therefore Cofely presents together with the University ... read more

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