AquiPor

Breakthrough technologies in stormwater management.


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AQUIPOR: FAST FACTS

 AquiPor has developed an innovative permeable paving material and engineered design for scalable, on-site stormwater infrastructure. AquiPor's permeable material is able to infiltrate stormwater at a high rate and features sub-micron porosity, also giving it the ability to remove sedimentary pollution in runoff.

Streets, sidewalks, and other paved surfaces are major contributors of stormwater runoff pollution in the Built Environment. AquiPor is advancing its technology and system design for property developers and cities, providing a low-maintenance solution for managing stormwater right where it falls. 


Current permeable pavement technologies are great in theory, but suffer from inherent material limitations; specifically being prone to clogging and corrosion, and requiring expensive maintenance. Without special maintenance, these incumbent materials can become ineffective in a handful of years, effectively losing their permeability and structural integrity.

AquiPor permeable pavers and modular curb-side units have been engineered to filter out stormwater solids and resist corrosion from environmental stressors, giving developers and cities a low-maintenance and unobtrusive stormwater solution.

 


THE AQUIPOR SOLUTION

Engineered with sub-micron porosity, AquiPor material infiltrates water while keeping sediment and suspended solids on the surface. AquiPor pavers and AquiDrain units require no special maintenance. These characteristics open up a new opportunity in public right-of-way stormwater management applications.

These unique filtration characteristics in conjunction with a strength and durability profile that matches or exceeds current concrete, allows for AquiPor material to be applied in new engineered designs on the edge of streets to enable an on-site stormwater management approach that can be deployed at scale in residential and urban street design.

AquiPor is advancing its permeable technology product line to give developers an augmentative and low-maintenance stormwater solution, allowing cities and builders the ability to develop environmentally, without sacrificing usable space to cumbersome stormwater handling facilities. The net result is an improved bottom line per unit developed, and an environmentally responsible and unobtrusive stormwater solution.


HOW IT WORKS

AquiPor's proprietary material mix design uses readily available materials and heat to produce an extremely strong, highly permeable end product.

Manufacturers may use recycled industry “by-products” in mix designs as well as readily available compounds, opening up brand new industrial applications for these materials.

With its pyro-chemical technology, the material matrix is much stronger and much more durable than traditional porous pavements.

These material characteristics allow for hardscape material to be applied in new ways (such as on the edge of streets) to enable major-scale stormwater management in cities.

AquiPor material is also produced using a fraction of the time and energy than that of current clay brick manufacturing and end products will be marketed and sold as high margin solutions in an otherwise commoditized industry. With the ability to use recycled "waste" products in the manufacturing process, AquiPor is advancing an inherently green industry solution.

 


TRACTION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Climate change is driving demand in stormwater solutions as cities consider the risk of flooding and clean water sustainability, and both developers and municipalities are expressing interest in our solution. 

Exclusive patent rights have been secured in April 2018 and October 2018, with more patents pending on associated work designed to provide a full-stack solution for municipalities seeking lifecycle water sustainability.

Recent proof-of-concept study via standardized sil-co-sil 106 testing proves AquiPor material’s ability to filter micro-sediment and total suspended solids. 

Over $900,000 raised to develop technology, and company advisors have each personally invested in the company.  Advisory team consists of proven operators from construction industry and mining sector.

Social demand for permeable pavement is increasing, as US municipal stormwater CAPEX exceeds $60 billion by 2026.

Permeable pavements alone are expected to account for $22 billion in annual spending globally by 2026 (current market is $12 billion annually). 

Large licensing acquisitions of technologies in this space are occurring with greater frequency as awareness of the issue increases. 


THE AQUIPOR TEAM


Greg Johnson is our Cofounder, President & CEO. 

Greg’s experience spans industry in both the corporate and startup world and his venture prior to AquiPor specialized in importing and distributing water pervious pavers for high-end green infrastructure applications.

Greg has founded and managed a handful of other startup companies focused on building material technologies and has gained a breadth of experience regarding early stage technology development, startup fundraising, I.P. strategy, and leading early stage teams. He provides both the vision and market expertise to lead AquiPor in helping solve major stormwater issues in cities.


Kevin Kunz is our Cofounder & Vice President: Technology and Product Development. 

Kevin has prior startup experience as the former marketing and sales director of permeable pavers for KloroTech. Today, Kevin directs AquiPor’s proof of concept testing, and recently directed the standardized testing of sil-co-sil 106 to prove AquiPor material’s filtering ability. Through extensive research and development cycles, Kevin has expertise in mix designs and manufacturing processes for AquiPor’s products.

Kevin has experience in product and application testing, is very knowledgeable in the stormwater management and permeable pavement market, and has experience calling on landscape architects, engineers, and design professionals in the industry. He’s also been successful launching new products as he helped land their imported paver on nearly $3 Million of job bids in its first year on the market. 

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