Reactive Water Filtration Treatment Technology
OTT case 13-001 | Patent Pending
Called N-E-W™ (Nutrient, Energy, Water), this technology uses metal functionalized biochar as a sacrificial catalyst with ozone for catalytic oxidation. N-E-W Tech™ can take many dirty waters to a level of treatment required for unrestricted reuse and recycling. Catalytic oxidation allows for destructive removal of most organic contaminants (it can mineralize them to carbonates) and sterilizes water (kills all microbial life including prions, viruses and bacterial spores). Mineralized nutrient phosphorus and nitrogen are bound to the biochar and recovered from the water. The nutrient-laden biochar can be recovered and pelletized for fertilizer use and as a soil amendment in agriculture.