WATEX

ACCESS

We are the pioneering exploration tech company specialized in mapping groundwater from space, focused on water stewardship, endorsed by:

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The Challenge
DROUGHT + DEMOGRAPHY = WATER INSECURITY

Today, over 2 billion people suffer from water scarcity, which is expected to be exacerbated in some regions as result of climate change and population growth.

 

Likewise, this growing lack of fresh water negatively impacts business operations by reducing output, increasing costs, and leading to regulatory challenges and fines.

The Opportunity
GROUNDWATER IS A 100 TIMES MORE ABUNDANT

Rivers, lakes & dams
3%

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Groundwater
97%

According to NASA (Source) and IIASA (Source), 2050 global water needs represent less than 1% of total groundwater volume available

The Solution
GROUNDWATER MAPPING FROM SPACE

We are physicists, geologists, geophysicists and data scientists. We are RTI Exploration, the leading pioneers in the development of a unique groundwater mapping technology.

We help Governments, Businesses and Non-profits access new sources of water by delivering metric-precision, best-in-class groundwater access maps.

Through our unique technological solutions and cross-disciplinary experience in natural resources exploration, we ensure you strike water, every time.

 

WATEX™ is a next-generation set of algorithms combining remotely sensed data collected by various satellites to reveal areas of greatest groundwater productivity potential.

This solution enables the discovery of shallow and deep groundwater, leading to a proven success rate of 98% based on 2,500+ wells drilled in desert, semi-arid, temperate and tropical regions.

“Properly monitored and managed, renewable groundwater is the water of the future”

Benefits

THE WATEX™ VALUE

What you can expect from using RTI’s advanced groundwater maps on your phone or computer:

  • 98% drilling success rate based on 2,500+ wells
    WATEX™ has been deployed in desertic, semi-arid and tropical countries since 2004. The result is an unprecedent drilling success rate.
  • Drastic reduction of turnaround, CAPEX & OPEX
    CAPEX are capital expenditures (e.g. cost of upgrading the land, such as the cost of an irrigation system) and OPEX are operational expenditures (e.g. energy, or day-to-day expenses keeping a company running).
  • Unique sustainable execution recommendations
    Superior and advanced features include actionable intelligence on sustainable execution, project feasibility and much more.
  • Designed for industrial & CSR project execution
    As an example, with WATEX™ a mining company can at the same time supply water to its mining operations and support the agricultural activities of its working communities.
  • A percentage of profits donated to select NGOs
    RTI is donating to the world’s most cost-effective, high impact and evidence-backed charities. Contact us to know more.
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Strike Water
MAKE IT HAPPEN WITH WATEX™

Sectors
PRIVATE, NON-GOVERNMENTAL & PUBLIC

FARMING

Ranging from mid scale farming to large scale agroforestry projects, both large cooperatives and institutional assets. Our objective is to support the development of sustainable farming and eco-forestry projects.

INDUSTRY

Ranging from mining, drilling or any bulk water supply operations. Our objective is to support corporations access diversified water sources and support their host communities and ecosystems.

NON-PROFIT

Ranging from small community support programs to large scale humanitarian action. Our objective has always been to ensure clean, renewable water access to all refugees and internally displaced people.

Our Mission
ENABLING CLIMATE RESILIENCE

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RTI Exploration‘s mission is to propel humanity into a sustainable water secure future.

Our goal is to harmonize the coexistence of water usage to create new opportunities while prioritizing human consumption, environmental preservation.

This means making possible climate resilience at any scale by delivering unique, simple and impactful groundwater mapping and sustainable execution intelligence.

“We are proud to be recognized globally
for having impacted millions of people,
changing lives well by well”

Awards
SPACE TECHNOLOGY HALL OF FAME®

Leroy Chiao (Astronaut), Gwynne Shotwell (SpaceX), Dr. Alain Gachet (RTI) and Dan Lockney (NASA)

Space Technology Hall of Fame® Ceremony

Space Foundation Award to WATEX™ and RTI

In 2016, Dr. Alain Gachet and RTI Exploration have been recognized with an award by the Space Foundation® for the successful application of the proprietary WATEX™ technology in discovering water for humanity in drought stricken areas.

The distinguished panel of judges who selected the 2016 Space Technology Hall of Fame® inductees comprised:

  1. Anousheh Ansari, CEO, Prodea Systems
  2. Amir Blachman, Managing Director, The Space Angels Network
  3. Richard Cooper, Vice President, Emerging Issues & Research, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  4. Gabriel Figueiró, Education Outreach/Technical Advisor, Brazilian Space Agency
  5. Laetitia Garriott de Cayeux, Co-founder & President, Escape Dynamics
  6. Dr. Sandra Magnus, Executive Director, AIAA
  7. Wg Cdr Rayna Owens, Wing Commander, Royal Air Force, UK Ministry of Defense
  8. Nobuto Yoshioka, Deputy Director, WDC Office, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Testimonials
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