University of Washington clean water spinout Membrion raises $6M

A Seattle startup that wants to increase access to fresh water just raised $6 million in new funding.

Membrion makes membranes that are critical components in machines that turn some types of salty water, such as underground aquifers and estuaries, into fresh water. Membrion says its membranes lower the cost of filtering so-called “brackish water” by approximately 30 percent, making a previously un-affordable process more doable.

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