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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — NanoH2O Inc., manufacturer of the reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for seawater desalination, announced that it has been chosen for the 2012 Artemis Top 50 Water Tech Listing, according to a press release.

This is the fourth consecutive year that NanoH2O has been named by the Artemis Project, which promotes solutions to address global water challenges.

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This year’s list was compiled by a jury that included experts from corporations such as Intel, Archer Daniels Midland, IBM, Ecolab and Syngenta as well as McKinsey, CH2M Hill, Carollo Engineers and Singapore’s Public Utilities Board, noted the release.

“The Artemis Top 50 is the water industry’s benchmark for innovation that will matter. It identifies the new solutions that will meet the world's water challenges,” stated Laura Shenkar, chair of the Artemis Top 50. “The Top 50 are some of the most promising start-ups in the emerging high-tech wave in water.”

Read the entire press release here.