Cavitation Technologies will conduct a study on water management in South Africa

Cavitation Technologies Inc. announced on Tuesday that it is carrying out a feasibility study and pilot program for water remediation in South Africa.

The program will be funded by the US Trade and Development Agency to the tune of $1.7 million. It aims to identify solutions to the dwindling water supply and increasing wastewater that challenges Africa and the world at large, according to a statement from Cavitation in Chatsworth.

Cavitation manufactures fluid handling systems for the manufacture of edible oils, renewable fuels, alcoholic beverages and clean water.

The company’s technology tackles dwindling water sources and increasing wastewater generation by making more water supplies available at low cost and allowing industry to recycle wastewater, thereby reducing consumption costs, according to the release.

Roman Gordon, Global Chief Technology Officer at Cavitation, said the proposed feasibility study and implementation plan will provide replicable models for sustainable water management and delivery that address related risks and challenges. water in South Africa and in emerging markets around the world.

The company has proprietary nanotechnology that helps sanitize produced water — helping not only to conserve fresh water, but also to reuse water that would otherwise be wasted, he added.

“We are working to make Cavitation technology available in more places around the world to help solve water shortages and provide viable solutions to those most in need in third world countries,” Gordon said in a statement. .

Shares of Cavitation Technologies (CVAT) closed Tuesday at 5 cents in the over-the-counter market.