ACI and inventors Dr. Robert McDonald, Dr. William Jones and Dr. Michael Pikaart were awarded a patent pending status under publication No. WO 2010/044769 entitled Chemical/Biochemical Water Purification Reactor. The Aqua Clara Water Purifier, ACWP, requires no power and no moving parts and can be built by local people using local materials. The standard unit filters and disinfects water contaminated with parasites, bacteria and other sources of water-borne related disease. These issues constitute the mass of worldwide water contamination problems.This patent reflects Aqua Clara's commitment to bring the technology for clean water to families in need worldwide and will allow for ACI to give away the technology for free. The patent will protect the purifier and ACI's method of implementation in designated countries, most notably in Europe and the U.S., for 17 years.