Changing the world, one drop at a time,
with a Blockchain-based solution to the world's water crisis

About Water to the World

Water to the World has prototyped a device,
to capture some of the water present in the air around us, and turn it into fresh water. 

This will be accomplished through a durable, energy-efficient, solar power capable
smart machine, which can be easily deployed anywhere around the world.

By turning humidity into usable water,
Water to the World aims to create access to water, where it is most needed.

White Paper

The purpose of this Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is to generate funding to complete a thorough Research and Development (R&D) effort to develop, test, and finalize a production prototype machine, capable of producing potable water from the humidity naturally in the air all around us.

The intent of the company developing this project, Water to the World (W2TW), is to provide a smart machine that can be employed anywhere around the world to produce water. The machine will be durable, rugged, reliable, non-polluting, energy-efficient, and solar-power capable. In addition, the machine will be tied into the Blockchain to record machine status and production parameters, and to report and create a record of meteorological data at the machine’s location.

There is an abundance of water on our planet, but most of it is in the oceans, in the polar ice caps, and in the atmosphere, and is not available to drink or use. Water to the World intends to capture some of the water that is present in the air. We are developing a system to efficiently turn humidity into usable, potable water where it is needed around the world – in developing nations, drought areas, disaster zones, and more.

“At any moment, the atmosphere contains an astounding 37.5 million billion gallons of water, in the invisible vapor phase. This is enough water to cover the entire surface of the Earth (land and ocean) with one inch of rain.” Water is always in a cycle of heating, cooling, evaporation and condensation, which results in weather. The cycle is endless and self-perpetuating, thanks to the sun, moon, and tides. So there is always an endless supply of water in the air, even in most of the very driest places on earth. There is always more than enough water present, we just cannot always drink it.

Water Scarcity

Some sources estimate over 1 billion people, or about one-sixth of the world’s population, do not have access to fresh water.  The lack of access to fresh water has negatively affected education, sanitation, and health.

443 million school days are lost each year due to water-related diseases.

In developing countries, as much as 80% of illnesses are linked to poor water and sanitation conditions.

695 million, of a global 2.4 billion people living without improved sanitation facilities, live in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Exposure to unsafe drinking water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene is a leading cause of cholera, and a variety of infectious and tropical diseases in the African Region.

Half of the world’s hospital beds are filled with people suffering from a water-related disease.

Nearly 1 out of every 5 deaths worldwide, under the age of 5, is due to a water-related disease.

Smart Machine Water Solution

Smart Machine Water Solution

A machine that pulls water from the air has been a long quest. There have been some successful systems, but they tend to be large, cumbersome, requiring high levels of energy, and high tech. We propose a new approach taking advantage of natural condensation processes to condense humidity from the air and capture it as usable, drinkable water.

Based on W2TW’s POC prototype testing, our team has developed a complete system design that will produce water based on the same natural processes and using minimal energy, but that will be more effective, efficient, and productive than the POC prototype. The patent pending system will be deployable almost anywhere in the world, using solar power when needed, or a power grid where available, and will report its status, conditions, and production to the Blockchain.

The system will be engineered to be as simple and durable as possible to withstand the rigors of independent operation in harsh environments around the world for long periods. The machine will also be designed for simplicity of operation, so it can be used by anyone – no technology skills required.

Product Description

The basic product is envisioned as a portable, self-contained, energy-efficient, reliable smart machine to efficiently extract and supply fresh water from the humidity in the air. The machine will be solar powered when needed, and would be usable in nearly any environment. The concept is scalable for machines from family size to village size to city size, as needed to meet the need. The system will self-monitor and report atmospheric conditions, system status, and any maintenance alerts by utilizing the IOTA Blockchain protocol.

Our intention is to first develop the most basic planned version, The Talaya 80. This patent-pending system will provide the basic daily fresh water needs for a family of four – 80 liters – for drinking, sanitation, and food preparation. This unit will be person-portable and allow rapid setup.

Scalability

As funding allows, we will also develop a larger unit to provide the water needs for a group of families, or a village. A larger unit has different challenges, but must still be solar powered, rugged, and easily transportable. It also must produce, collect, and store a larger volume of water that is easily dispensed to the user. Such a unit would be useful as an emergency water supply following natural disasters, as a means to replace a well or an unreliable municipal water supply, as a shipboard water supply, and more.

Depending on funding, W2TW also endeavors to prototype a municipal-size unit that can be incorporated into a city’s existing water system. This would be a fixed installation system feeding its production directly to a city water supply, augmenting their existing water sources – wells, rivers, desalination, etc. Each installation could be optimized for the individual location to maximize water production. This would be a boon to areas short on water resources but with plentiful humidity, such as coastal areas, remote cities, or deserts with high overnight humidity.

Smart Features

Being simple to operate does not mean that a device is low tech. To maximize the availability of system information in a distributed ledger technology, each unit will self-report:

• System status
• System status change
• Predictive repairs or maintenance required
• Water Production rate
• Water collection in previous 12/24 hours
• Water dispensed from unit
• Atmospheric conditions– temperature, humidity, pressure, other pertinent data

IOTA Blockchain Protocol Solution

Micro-Transactions

For the first time ever, true micro- and even nano-transactions are enabled due to the unique IOTA Tangle architecture.

Data Transfer

Core feature of IOTA is the ability to transfer data through the Tangle. 

Voting

Although IOTA is uniquely suited for the Internet-of-Things, the Tangle enables a variety of different use cases that involve secure data transmission, especially for eGovernance.

Masked Messaging

As the first extensible module of the IOTA core, Masked Authenticated Messaging (MAM) enables nodes to exchange data through the Tangle.

Everything as a Service

While the whole world has adopted the ‘Sharing Economy’ in areas like driving and accommodation, IOTA enables a whole new realm where anything with a chip in it can be leased in real time. 

Scalable Ledger

The distributed ledger revolution has only barely begun, the vast majority of use-cases has not even been thought of yet, and with the next generation ledger that IOTA created.

Token Private Sale

Token Airdrop Campaign

Through an Airdrop of the W2TW Token and a Private Sale, Water to the World aims to research and refine its prototype to prepare for the commercialization and manufacturing stage.  The ICO will be hosted on the WatertotheWorld.IO website, with private sale  bonus rounds to provide investors with enhanced and discounted ownership for early-stage contribution.

• The campaign will airdrop 200,000,000 tokens over a phased period of 4 months. this may include Airdrop tokens to the 163,000 token holders from the EOS genisus  set at exchange listing price which we estimate to be $.10 USD. The target audience will be 250,000 ERC20 compatible wallet holders. The original soft cap was set at USD 25,000,000, however with the change in marketing strategy the project will continue to raise funds using various methods including the Airdrop and special bounties. The total supply of W2TW tokens will be 1,000,000,000. An additional 200,000,000 tokens will be retained by the company to create future incentives and adoption to the smartmachine and the W2TW ecosystem.

• The Private sale 15 February 2018 – 28 February 2018) will include 20% of the tokens that will be distributed– 40,000,000 Private sale tokens with varying levels of discounts. These tokens will only be open to accredited investors, Blockchain venture capitalists, Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds, Family Offices, and whitelist participants. (Completed)

• The ICO will also incorporate a Mega Airdrop of 200,000,000 tokens set for April 2018 through June 2018 and Bonanza Bounty campaign worth 1.5 million dollars for the first 3,000 subscribers, who sign up on the Whitelist and Telegram channel. 

• Contributions may be made through Bitcoin or  Ether (via MyEtherWallet.com), Credit Cards (via Simplex payment gateway), or Wire Transfer (directly from any bank account).

The W2TW token to be tradeable, we are currently listed on Token Jar,  Forkdelta and EtherDelta, we are in talks to get the tokens listed on one or more of the following exchanges:.

                                      Binance, Kraken, Bitfinex, CEX.IO, Poloniex,  Stellarport, IDEX and Coincheck exchanges. 

Token Distribution

Roadmap

Water 2 The World ICO Listings and Partner Websites

Our Team

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Mark Gieringer

Mark Gieringer

Mark Gieringer

Founder & Inventor

A retired USAF pilot and technical writer with mechanical aptitude and broad comprehension of atmospheric forces, all of which play into developing this concept and working through how to optimize the system. Mark has significant experience developing, documenting, and troubleshooting complex systems, as well as business processes and procedures. With Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees, he is well prepared to develop this product and lead the company to take it to market.

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Kenneth Friend

Kenneth Friend

Kenneth Friend

Chief Mechanical Engineer

is a semi-retired auto repair shop owner with 45 years in the automobile service and repair trade as mechanic, repair shop owner, craftsman, and engineer. Ken is also a race car fabricator and racer, and resides in Northwest Arkansas.

Ken is a U.S. Army veteran, and has lived and served across Europe. He is a graduate of the Porsche Audi technical school, and of a U.S. automotive electrical school. He has extensive knowledge and experience with hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical systems, and in component fabrication

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Marlon Weems

Marlon Weems

FinTech & Financial Manager

 

Marlon Weems is the founder of Hillcrest Strategies, an independent consultancy focused on innovative technologies. Marlon has held leadership positions at several boutique investment banking firms and navigated the start-up of several electronic trading desks.

For over ten years, Marlon led trading operations for a number of Wall Street investment boutiques, most notably, for an affiliate of Cantor Fitzgerald. After leaving Wall Street, he started a Hillcrest Strategies, a consulting and advisory firm.

Marlon has built a reputation as an expert on fintech, global market structure, and regulatory issues effecting the capital markets. He has been quoted in many financial media outlets such as Financial Planning, Benzinga, Investor’s Business Daily, and Financial Advisor IQ.

 

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Shannon Sears

Shannon Sears

Shannon Sears

Business Development VP

plays a multifaceted role supporting the project development and serving as Business Advisor for W2TW, where she will assist with all aspects of planning, coordinating, and executing the organization’s daily and long-term operations.

Shannon brings years of international experience working with executives to support the management of complex organizations. Her background in anthropology and ethnographic research also brings an understanding of the role of culture in shaping the ways that humans interact with each other and the world, which will
directly support W2TW’s worldwide mission.

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Graham Doggart

Graham Doggart

Graham Doggart

VP Marketing and Strategy

Strategic partner and marketing executive for several businesses internationally, working with Fintech and Blockchain businesses since 2012 Developing great ideas and packaging them for the crypto-community and global markets.
Figuring out efficient corporate structures in agreeable jurisdictions while ensuring regulatory compliance.

Our Advisors

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Jonathan Lane

Jonathan Lane

Jonathan Lane

CEO and Founder of BlockVisory

 

Author of “How to Invest in Initial Coin Offerings – The Modern Day GOLD RUSH.”

From a career in finance and accounting and emerging technologies, he brings expertise from many years of hands-on experience in corporate structuring and startup best practices. Jonathan is a prolific entrepreneur, having started more than 12 software application development companies over the past 24 years in the United States and the United Arab Emirates .

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William Milligan

William Milligan

Blockchain enthusiast and seasoned executive, innovative thinker with proven ability to quickly analyze key business drivers and define strategies to grow the bottom line. Proficient working with technology start-ups, with rapid expansion into the Blockchain arena. Bill Milligan brings a wealth of executive experience and know how to advise teams on corporate structuring, fund raising, C-level recruitment and support from investors around the world. Bill has cultivated strong alliances with a network of world leaders in many different countries.

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Jane Orafu

Jane Orafu

Jane leads the marketing and social media outreach for BlockVisory. With a background in Blockchain, cryptocurrency trading, event management, and entrepreneurship, Jane has managed technology and financial projects in the United States and Europe.

Jane studied Business and Marketing from the Ohio State University in the United States.

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Jason Hung

Jason Hung

Jason Hung

Strategic Advisor

Entrepreneur and inventor in mobile technology, blockchain ecosystem, digital marketing, AI, and ERP related business. He is the co-founder or advisor of Treascovery, Chidopi, MBAT bank, GoldPower and MiroBTC.

Jason has more than 20 years proven track record of managing RD, IT, sales, and consulting service. He holds nine technology-related patents which are in use in more than 2,000 apps. He was also the former PeopleSoft and JDE solution head in Greater China.

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Kiran Sajwani

Kiran Sajwani

Kiran Sajwani

Chief Strategy Officer at BlockVisory

She leads the research, design and delivery of growth-oriented strategic projects. With a background in client management, research and entrepreneurship, Kiran has led a number of innovation strategy projects in organizational realignment, operational efficiency, and user experiences.

Kiran holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Champlain College in the United States, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto in Canada.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where will the data be stored?

All data collected by the W2TW smartmachines will first be recorded on the IOTA blockchain, and then migrated to the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS). It is an open-source, content-addressable, peer-to-peer hypermedia distribution protocol. Nodes in the IPFS network form a distributed file system.

Why Use the IOTA Protocol?

The IOTA platform was chosen for future enhancements to the Smart Machines, This will include other environmental and atmospheric data that could be monetized and used for research from institutions and universities around the world. The future AI capabilities of IOTA and machine learning will also lead improved smartmachines in the near future.

What are the benefits of the W2TW Ecosystem?

W2TW token holders will benefit in our ecosystem by having certain proof of stake membership for discounts on W2TW smart machines, and the opportunity to donate smart machines to disaster areas, or areas in urgent need of water.

When will the tokens be distributed?

All W2TW tokens sold will be distributed within four to six weeks after the public sale ends.

What are the profit projections for W2TW?

The projected earning from the sale of the smart machines has not been determined due to the fact that we are continuing our research and development to reduce cost of manufacturing and increase efficiency of our prototype smart machine. We can then produce a low-cost product that could be affordable for many people around the world.

Is there a limit on the number of tokens I can Buy?

There will not be a limit for participants on how many tokens they choose to buy. Should the W2TW tokens sell out, our project will have funding beyond the R&D phases, and into the manufacturing and marketing phases of the project.

Whitelist for Airdrop & Updates

MEGA Airdrop campaign Phase 1 completed June 2018, Phase 2 is set to begin August 2018,

The Project welcomed  6,000 participants who signed up for our Whitelist. Tokens will be issued to each Airdrop participant during the Distribution period. The 1.5 MILLION DOLLAR BONANZA BOUNTY is completed and winners will be announced soon.

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Contact Us

Passionate about solving the world’s water crisis? Drop us a line at info@watertotheworld.io