An Epic Raise for Wastewater Management

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Wastewater treatment as an industry holds a huge opportunity to reduce water usage. (Image: Atenagroup)

Epic CleanTec, a startup decentralizing wastewater treatment, just raised a $2.6M seed round. Epic CleanTec helps buildings reduce water demand by up to 90%, saving building owners hundreds of thousands of dollars annually on their water and sewer bills.

Why does this matter?

  • Population growth, urbanization, and economic development are contributors to an increase in wastewater generation. By 2050, 70% of the world’s population expected to live in cities and water shortages could affect 5B people. An increase in water demand will require new approaches to wastewater collection and management.

What’s next?

  • It was announced that: “Epic’s systems have already been included in the designs for several planned high-rise development projects throughout the West Coast, with the first coming online at the end of 2020.”

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