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The Pakua Multi-functional Gravity Collection Workboat

Pea soup algae on Lake Erie shoreline
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How the Shallow Water Skimmer Deals with Your Problems

Hazardous Algae Blooms

Full screen viewing recommended to see the apples.

In the 28-second video above, using our proof-of-concept boat, we show how floating organic material (in this case, apples for visibility, but could just as easily be algae or aquatic weeds) are collected into the tower. At about the 11-second mark, note how fast the apples float to the top of the collection tower. (Additional note, on this boat the pump for removing collected material from the tower is powered by batteries and an electric motor.)

Floating Plastic Pollution (and other floating garbage)

A 3-minute video on using the gravity collection tower to collect floating microplastic from open water.

Oil-Spill Recovery

As we're not allowed to pour actual oil into open waters, here's a 48-second video in one of our test tanks showing oil being collected into the patented gravity tower.

Water Rescue

The inherent catamaran structure of the Pakua hull makes a buoyant and stable platform.

Day Jobs

Your Voice - What Else Do You Need a Small Boat to Do?

As of December 2019, RESTCo is seeking a partner to help refine our design, support building and fitting out our first full-size prototype(s), and evaluate them in real-world conditions. If that's of interest to you, let us know.

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