Nexus eWater

Nexus has developed the world's first practical in-home water recycling and energy recycling system which saves 40% of home water use and 12% of home energy use

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2009
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Nexus eWater has developed the world's first energy and water recycler for homes. The patented suite of products collects and cleans the greywater in a home and reduces water/wastewater usage by 40% and electric energy usage by 12%. The Company has developed the world's most efficient hot water heating system which is 4 times more efficient than electric heaters. Customers include new home developers, water and energy utilities and homeowners.


  • Ralph Petroff

    Chairman Ralph Petroff, who is based in the US, grew ADS Environmental from the family garage to a global market leader with 55 offices in 12 countries, and a successful exit. He also has extensive Australian business experience as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at National ICT Australia (NICTA), Board Advisor for several top Australian Tech start-ups including Marathon Robotics, and was a judge at the first international Imagine H20 Water Prize.

  • Craig Richmond

    The Nexus CEO, Craig Richmond has 10 years experience in the grey water field, with a successful track record developing international markets, performing this role for Australian grey water pioneer, Perpetual Water. In particular, Craig and his team achieved significant traction in the US and set in train regulatory reforms in California that continue to this day and have led to a friendlier regulatory environment for grey water.

  • Andrew Hermann

    Our COO, Andrew is an engineer with 10 years experience developing innovative grey water solutions, including small scale domestic solutions and large systems for apartment buildings. Andrew has played a central role in developing the reHeater hot water system (using heat recycled from grey water) and the reCycler grey water treatment system - products that have the potential to transform the water and energy efficiency of residential buildings.

  • Tom Wood

    Our CTO, Tom is an experienced engineer with a 10 year track record in R&D and engineering of grey water systems, including managing a project to develop a micro-scale system for clothes washers. Tom also has experience in establishing offshore manufacturing operations.

  • Bob Hitchner

    A seasoned senior executive with deep sales and management experience in the water heating industry in the US and internationally. Bob is currently undertaking a range of pre-release strategic sales and marketing activities with Nexus.

  • Mark Petroff

    Mark is a seasoned executive with CEO, COO and CFO experience. He has founded, managed, and led high technology product development, technology services, and clean-tech companies from start-up phase to exit. Mark has 20 years of experience in the water & electronics industry, has lived and worked on four continents including Australia, and has raised over $125m in funding from domestic and international investors.


  • Doty Barlow Britt & Thieman LLP
    Bruce Perry CPA
    Robert Postema
    Partner, the law firm of Piper Alderman in Sydney

Previous Investors

  • Thomas Reeves Hitchner

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