The gallery of posters of the winners can be viewed here.
Culled from over 200 applications — a 30 percent increase from 2010 — the companies named to the 2011 list are applying innovative technologies to provide more sustainable water management. They are helping to manage infrastructure, recover valuable resources from waste, and preserve natural ecosystems. They work in fields such as energy-efficient wastewater treatment, smart grid water management, biosolids conversion to energy, pollutant biodegradation, and reverse osmosis desalination.
And the Oregon-based winner?
Puralytics is not new to winning prizes. They were recognized in 2010 and were listed as one of the Top 15 Greywater Gadgets by the Rainbow Water Coalition!
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