Water-as-a-Service®

Our reliable water solutions address the many challenges customers face in water production and wastewater treatment. By delivering Water-as-a-Service® (WAAS®) we provide our customers with all-inclusive custom desalination, advanced water, and wastewater treatment, and water reuse services, at a guaranteed cost, quantity and quality.

  • No upfront capital
  • Sell existing facilities
  • Rebuild with WAAS®
  • Improve reliability
  • Simplify operations
  • Reduce overall costs

See the difference in utilizing Water-as-a-Service® vs traditional business models below.

Water-as-a-Service®

Traditional Equipment/EPC Contract

Equipment Purchase/EPC contract, Finance, O&M

We design, own and build the water plant, or we acquire and existing plant and refurbish it. We make no profit from constructing or repairing it. We build it to last – not just past the warranty period. Your equipment vendor’s goal is to supply low-cost equipment at a profit. Your equipment vendor’s goal is to supply low-cost equipment at a profit.
You invest NO up-front capital. You invest ALL up-front capital. You finance the capital required.
We get paid only for the water produced. You pay (fixed O&M and capital costs) whether or not your plant and equipment is working. You pay (fixed O&M and financing costs) whether or not your plant and equipment is working.
We pay all operating costs; you have no hidden costs or surprises. You are responsible for all operating costs, known or unknown. Potential hidden surprises on “emergency” or “out of scope” repairs.
We guarantee performance. You have no guarantee on performance beyond the EPC limited warranty. Finger-pointing between Equipment provider and O&M Operator.
We are responsible for safety, environmental and regulatory compliance. You are obligated to keep up with and enforce the latest rules and standards. You have to manage the O&M Operator to enforce the latest rules and standards.
You sleep easier knowing you have a water supply managed by water experts. Equipment breakdowns, labor relations, regulatory compliance are a nagging concern. Managing “out-of-scope” breakdowns, hidden fees, surprise invoices. Operator’s performance and limited liabilities are a nagging concern.
Our design and operations ensure low life-cycle costs that are stable and predictable. Life-cycle costs are high and unpredictable. Life-cycle costs are high and unpredictable.