About Us

Our Mission

Aqua Research, Inc.’s mission is to offer affordable and sustainable lifesaving water technology to developing nations where the median income is less than $2 a day, to support disaster relief and humanitarian aid, and offer the same technology to the outdoor community through commercial markets and retail sales to promote a healthy and adventurous lifestyle.

Our Board of Directors

Rodney Herrington

Started Aqua Research in 2010 with 25 years in the water industry.

Bill Horan

16 years leading Operation Blessing International, a major non-government organization operating in 30 countries.

Craig Beckman

Former CEO of MIOX Corporation, a water disinfection company.

David Darg

VP International Operations at Operation Blessing International for 15 years. Academy Award Nominated director. Winner of two Grammy Awards.

Terri Herrington

Retired VP of Finance, International Paper.

Our Team

Founder & Chief Executive Officer: Rodney Herrington

Rodney Herrington was one of the founders and former Chief Technical Officer of MIOX Corporation, as well as inventor of the MSR MIOX Purifier, a first generation water purifier and Grand Award Winner for Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New Award” in General Innovation in 2003 and a US Navy SBIR / STTR Success Story in 2007. His invention, the H2gO purifier has saved thousands of lives to date in both developing and developed countries. 

Product Development: Lois Warren

Lois Warren is a biologist formerly involved in research and development at NanoPore Incorporated, developing water from air technology and man-portable cooling systems.  Innovative and hard-working, Lois has played a critical role in the development and distribution of the STREAM and H2gO which have already saved thousands of lives.