creating science-based technologies for effective, affordable, sustainable water purification



August Visit to ACI-Kenya

This August Harry Knopke and Jim Tuinstra traveled to the headquarters of our ACI-Kenya operations. On this trip, they visited a number of sites in the Kisii area. They […]

ACI Visits a School in the Kibera Slum of Nairobi, Kenya

In mid-August 2015 Harry Knopke and Jim Tuinstra (along with Jim’s grandson Kyle) traveled to Kenya to meet with John Nyagwencha, ACI-Kenya CEO, and his staff; review the […]

Welcome to Aqua Clara

Aqua Clara International is a Michigan-based 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation whose mission is to develop science-based, sustainable and scalable technologies that provide those who live on less than $2 per day with affordable, clean water.

We are essentially a technology transfer organization. We provide the technologies we develop at no charge or on a cost-recovery basis to enable individuals and groups to bring them to their communities, typically through the new small businesses they learn to create and manage.

As of the end of 2015, ACI technologies are found in over 30 countries and are producing a combined two million liters of clean water daily.