Jan 28, 2013
WaterHealth International, Inc. (WHI) is a company that develops, installs, and operates water purification and disinfection systems that provide affordable, high-quality potable water for underserved populations in rural and peri-urban areas. WHI houses these water treatment systems in small-scale, decentralized facilities called WaterHealth Centers in local communities. At an initial investment of less than $10 per person, WHI can provide more than a decade of healthy drinking water to communities in need.
After its establishment in 1995, WHI focused on market development and pilot installations in Mexico and the Philippines. In 2002, the company was restructured and formally entered the distributed water services
market in 2003 via a joint venture, WaterHealth Philippines Inc., with Bendix Sales Corporation. As of 2012, WHI is headquartered in California and has affiliate offices in India, Bangladesh, Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, and
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