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mWater provides low-cost, mobile-based water monitoring services to low- and middle-income communities.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry IT Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

mWater is a system for monitoring water sources that combines three technologies: a global map of water sources backed by an open, scalable, secure database; a cross-platform mobile phone app for recording water sources and reporting test results; and reliable, low-cost water testing kits. mWater is the only free and open mobile service on the water market. Our customers include UN agencies, ministries of health, and local water management firms.


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    Annie Feighery
    CEO and Co-Founder

    Annie Feighery is a behavioral health scientist and expert in the application of emerging technologies to health in low-resource and crisis settings. Annie has collaborated with UN Population Fund, USAID, and the World Bank in the creation of social media-based population health campaigns and developing new approaches that use mobile technologies for monitoring and evaluation. Before mWater, Annie founded a start-up for maternal health called The

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    Clayton Grassick
    CIO and Co-Founder

    Clayton Grassick is a software developer with a background in system architecture, imaging, computational linguistics and database design. His projects have included such diverse systems as agricultural monitoring software, medical imaging systems, translation software, and augmented reality research.

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    John Feighery
    Lead Water Scientist and Co-Founder

    John Feighery is an environmental engineer, specializing in water and sanitation. John got his start monitoring water in extreme environments as the lead engineer for air and water monitoring on NASA’s International Space Station. It was during his 11 years at NASA that John first conceived of a low-tech water test kit that would become essential to the creation of mWater.He holds a masters of environmental engineering and expects to achieve his