Working with small drinking water systems around the World, to get safe drinking water to the people that need it the most.

Innovative Water Technologies is dedicated to researching and developing products for water treatment and purification around the world in commercial applications, humanitarian initiatives, and disaster relief efforts.

We custom manufacture UF Packaged Drinking Water Plants for small public water systems that  can handle 5,000 to 250,000 gallons of water per day. These are complete drinking water plants, on a skid, ready to install.

We have also designed and manufacture the patented SunSpring Hybrid, an innovative solar and wind powered water purification system invented at IWT. It is the only hybrid water plant that is Healthymagination validated by GE. Products like the SunSpring have global applications for helping solve the world’s water crisis.

In addition, the SunSpring Mini is an ultra-filtration portable drinking water system with five power options developed for First Responders and the US Military.


Jack E. Barker

Founder and President


Jack is IWT’s President, founder, and the inventor of the SunSpring. He has over 30 years of experience in the water business as a social entrepreneur, inventor, manager and consultant for small water and wastewater systems in Colorado and around the world. Jack believes in providing “state of the art” water technologies to US communities. Jack holds the highest certifications available in the State of Colorado for Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, Industrial Wastewater, Collection and Distribution. He lives in Rocky Ford, Colorado and travels the world bringing the SunSpring to developing nations.

Rich Hosea

Plant Manager


Water purification

Rich has worked with IWT for the last 12 years as a systems designer, assembly manager, and head of operator training. He brought 35 years of project management experience from the construction and automotive industry. Rich believes in customer service, and producing long lasting, high quality customized products that fit the bill for every client. Rich and his wife reside in La Junta, Colorado.

Charlie Amaya