The Living Technology Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Charlottesville, Virginia with the mission to advance ecological water strategies and technologies that meet human and environmental needs.

LTI integrates eco-mimicry concepts with the best of ecological science and engineering to define a new generation of water infrastructure technology. LTI is dedicated to advancing innovative whole system concepts and solutions that can solve our most challenging water problems.

LTI is designed to complement and collaborate with other organizations that share a holistic view of water and work toward integrating natural and human ecosystems.
As part of its mission, LTI will:

  • form partnerships with organizations that create or need innovative ecological water technologies,
  • develop pilot projects to validate new technology applications, and
  • conduct educational programs.