Spiral Water wins Prestigious Global Water Awards

Invested in the Future of Water

Founded in 2012 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Spiral Water Technologies is pioneering new and better solutions to meet the growing global need for more efficient and affordable clean water and solids management. Specifically targeting the high and variable suspended solids in difficult to treat waters, our revolutionary automatic self cleaning filter is redefining what’s possible in demanding applications across multiple industries.

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Teaming Up for Smarter Solutions

The leadership team at Spiral Water combines technological expertise and entrepreneurial experience to deliver real world advantages, more efficient business models, and faster return on investment. We’re ready to work with you to create industry-specific water filtration and solids management solutions.

Gerard J. Lynch, P.E.

President & CEO

Jerry has over 30 years’ experience in filtration markets as an entrepreneur and leader in business management, design engineering, and manufacturing operations. He brings expertise in technology acquisitions and has assisted in launching multiple new manufacturing business ventures. Jerry owns Sigma Design Company, a product development & commercialization firm. Additionally, he was President of International Filter Testing Services Inc., USA whose parent company IFTS, is the world’s largest independent filtration research and testing laboratory.

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David Levitt


David specializes in the development and commercialization of new technologies. He has founded three successful startup companies where he led the technology innovation and managed highly creative engineering staff to develop and QA multiple products. David has several issued patents and additional patents pending. He has served as the Principal Investigator on multiple US Government R& D contracts. Prior to Co-founding Spiral Water, David worked with Clean Filtration, Bluebeam Software and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. David holds a BS Degree in Aerospace Engineering from UCLA

Dave Dreessen


David oversees the financial functions for Spiral Water. David has extensive experience building industrial technology companies. Previously, he was the CFO at GlassPoint and Nirvana. He invested in energy and industrial markets as a partner at Battery Ventures and at Nth Power. David was a founding member of the Structure Group and SocketFlip. David worked for Accenture and was a Naval officer and engineering program manager for Naval Reactors. He holds an MBA from the UC Berkeley and BS in Chemical Engineering/BA in Economics from UC Davis.

Dave Peterson

Business Development

Dave brings over 30 years of industrial filtration experience, having managed regional sales functions with both direct and channel sales. Dave has managed sales of a complete portfolio of filtration and separation products ranging from bag and cartridge filtration systems to automated self-cleaning filters for liquid filtration applications. Dave has held sales and business development roles that spans Eaton Corporation, Protecseals Flow Engineering, and Filtrex.

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