About Us

Our Mission

Aqua Research LLC’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.
rodney@aquaaccess.com

Bill Horan

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

Craig Beckman

Former CEO of MIOX Corporation, a water disinfection company.
craig@aquamembranes.com

David Darg

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

Terri Herrington

Retired VP of Finance, International Paper.
tia10@bellsouth.net

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.