Aeronero: Next Gen Innovative Drinking Water Solutions

Durga Das,CEOThe water crisis is a health crisis. Nearly 1 million people die each year from water, sanitation and hygiene-related diseases which could be reduced with access to safe water or sanitation. Our water resources face a host of serious threats, all of which are caused primarily by human activity. They include sedimentation, pollution, climate change, deforestation, landscape changes, and urban growth. As a result, some 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to water and a total of 2.7 billion people will find water scarce for at least one month of the year. By 2025, two-thirds of the world's population may face water shortages. And ecosystems around the world will suffer even more.

For the drinking water requirements worldwide, even in adverse climates, AWG everywhere will become the most sustainable and primary solution. Established in 2019, Aeronero Solutions a for profit social enterprise startup that delivers a sustainable water solution through its own innovative and patented Air Water Generator technology. The company is a pioneer in Air Water Generator technology with a collective experience of over 40 years in Air Water Generation technology.

Making A Difference In People’s Lives
The Concept of Atmospheric Water Generation is not new, however, the Innovative Technology of the Aeronero machines is quite unique. The Technology is unique in the efficiency, capacity, cost, filtration system, minerals cartridges as well as the variation in the climate and geographic areas that it can be in. Aeronero is continually innovating and working on technologies and solutions to create efficient and low cost solutions to reach a mass audience and deliver them from dependencies on external water sources.
Plug and Play models
The company product line today has five types of machines to draw air from surroundings and convert water vapor into water, using its award-winning patented technology. i.e., Nero, Bubble, Drizzle, Thunder & Air well. From a 10-liter capacity to 500 liters capacity, each of them is purposely designed to address the needs of small families to large establishments, industries, and communities and the larger units can be modularly installed to deliver higher capacities.

Since the water is produced from the air, there is no depletion of groundwater or water wastage unlike RO. Carbon, Dust & HEPA remove the pollutants in the air. The machines produce water output measured with a pH 6.5 to 8.0 and TDS around 50. Technically, the water is Alkaline and excellent for building immunity. The machines require minimal maintenance. The Filters used are - Sediment Filter, PreCarbon Filter, Post Carbon Filter, Mineral Filter (Calcium, Magnesium, and other essential minerals).

Aeronero was established a year before the pandemic hit the world. The time was thus more efficiently put to strategic development of the product line, emphasizingon design, team building, implementing pilot solutions, garnering feedback and testimonials, and creating a suite of solutions that address the needs of various target audiences.

Aeronero has created a good clientele base, with over 500 solutions installed so far. It is self-funded and recently implemented a no-interest EMI model for the affordability of middle-class families

Unique Acquisitions Model
Unique Acquisitions Model Aeronero have several model including No-Interest EMI Model, lease, paper use, no ownership model. It is self-funded and recently implemented a no-interest EMI model for the affordability of middle-class families. It has also implemented the solution in ships, reducing plastic waste in huge quantities and offering healthy water with zero wastage to ocean-going carriers and their teams.

After the travel restrictions were condoned, Aeronero moved towards more significant opportunities, developing partnerships with distributors for the United Nations, Oil and Gas companies, the Balkan region, the US in the UK. It is working to resolve the water crisis in Chennai.

Aeronero is working specific interest to resolve with IIT Chennai, Tamil Nadu to offer a low-cost, solar-based solution to villages without Grid Power and solutions to work in adverse conditions. Minimum cost and energy wastage are part of the integral plan. It has won the prestigious Dr. Kalam Innovation Award for its work. The other awards in its name are- Economic Times Excellence Award 2021, Women of Nations, 50 under 50, and Tata Social Enterprise Challenge Winner. Durga Das is the CEO and the founder of Aeronero.