Water purification system wins "coolest" product award
The coolest product made in Colorado can measure its impact on a global scale.
Driving the news: The SunSpring Hybrid purification system manufactured by Innovative Water Technologies in Rocky Ford was named the inaugural "Coolest Thing Made in Colorado" by the state's Chamber of Commerce last week.
Details: The self-contained, portable system is powered by wind and solar energy and can provide safe drinking water locally and in developing countries around the world.
- It's currently used in 38 countries; it can be found in schools and hospitals; and it's used for humanitarian projects, according to a release from the Chamber.
- The system can produce up to 20,000 liters per day for 10 years.
What they're saying: "The SunSpring water purification system is an incredible example of the impact Colorado manufacturers can have on our communities and a fitting representation of how Colorado-made products can change lives," Colorado Chamber President Loren Furman said in a release.
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