35 Water Related Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2022]

35 Water Related Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2022]

Interested in starting a water related business in 2022?

We put together 35 of the best water related businesses you can start in today.

For each business idea, we’ll show you real-world examples of other water related businesses to help you see what it really takes.

Here's the full list:

1. Start an ice cube business ($4.8M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$400,000/month
Skills

Hagan Walker from Starkville, Mississippi, USA started Glo® over 6 years ago, a ice cube business.

  • Revenue: $400,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 27
  • Location: Starkville, Mississippi, USA

Case Study

The story of Glo starts in 2015 - my senior year of college. I wasn’t the best student or the brightest, but I found my niche and studied electrical engineering. I thought I had it all figured out - I had some great internships lined up and were the first student from the state of Mississippi to intern at Tesla in Palo Alto, California. My passion was automotive engineering and we had a great program here at Mississippi State University, called EcoCAR, that gave me some excellent hands-on engineering experience. The goal was to make it to Tesla, get offered a job, and take off to California.

That didn’t happen.

I was offered a position at Tesla as a body controls engineer, working on the falcon wing doors for Model X, but fate had different plans. I turned that position down to return to Mississippi and take a chance with something a bit different - making light-up drink cubes. You see, right before I left for my summer internship at Tesla, a friend of mine asked for my help with a classroom project. Kaylie Mitchell was studying graphic design and her professor tasked her with coming up with a conceptual company and product that naturally drew one’s eye to the product. Kaylie thought, if a drink lit up, people would inherently look at it. She wanted to go above and beyond on this assignment and reached out to me to create a prototype for her class assignment.

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2. Start a solar hot water heating system manufacturing business

Examples of a successful solar hot water heating system manufacturing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a solar hot water heating system manufacturing business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a solar hot water heating system manufacturing business ➜

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3. Start a package drinking water business

Examples of a successful package drinking water business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a package drinking water business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a package drinking water business ➜

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4. Start a water delivery business

Examples of a successful water delivery business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water delivery business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a water delivery business ➜

5. Start a household water filtration nano particles business

Examples of a successful household water filtration nano particles business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a household water filtration nano particles business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a household water filtration nano particles business ➜

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6. Start a water hauling business

Examples of a successful water hauling business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water hauling business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a water hauling business ➜

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7. Start a water sports instructor business

Examples of a successful water sports instructor business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water sports instructor business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a water sports instructor business ➜

8. Start a water closet production business

Examples of a successful water closet production business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water closet production business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a water closet production business ➜

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9. Start a water park business

Examples of a successful water park business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water park business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a water park business ➜

10. Start a water recycling business

Examples of a successful water recycling business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water recycling business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

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11. Start a saline water manufacturing business

Examples of a successful saline water manufacturing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a saline water manufacturing business:

Learn more about starting a saline water manufacturing business ➜

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12. Start a water purifying business

How Much Can You Make?
Skills

Examples of a successful water purifying business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water purifying business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a water purifying business ➜

Naveen Kumar started Pyotam, a water filter store, 12 months ago:

Case Study

Hello! My name is Naveen Kumar and I am the CEO of Pyotam. I am an alumnus of IIT (BHU), Varanasi, and have various patents in the field of water conservation techniques and solutions.

I am an environmentalist and make sure to do my bit for the environment. With our patented technology, we have zero wastage of water in manufacturing, and with our optimized processes, we are reducing the energy consumption by 50-60% as compared to traditional methods. All this helps us reduce our carbon footprint.

Today we have recurring customers who not only love our product but also recommend it to their friends and family. Currently our monthly revenue averages around Rs. 1,00,000/- ($13K) from a customer base of around 250 customers having sold 1,400 bottles so far.

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Naveen Kumar, on starting Pyotam ($1,500/month) full story ➜

13. Start a waterslide center business

Examples of a successful waterslide center business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a waterslide center business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a waterslide center business ➜

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14. Start a rain water harvesting business

Examples of a successful rain water harvesting business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a rain water harvesting business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a rain water harvesting business ➜

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15. Start a nano-sized waste water filters production business

Examples of a successful nano-sized waste water filters production business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a nano-sized waste water filters production business:

Learn more about starting a nano-sized waste water filters production business ➜

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16. Start a plumbing business

How Much Can You Make?
$40,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful plumbing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a plumbing business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a plumbing business ➜

Andrew Tomasetti started Innovation Plumbing, a family business, over 31 years ago:

Case Study

Innovation Plumbing started as an idea in 1990, and officially in 1991 when my dad got his C 36 plumbing license for the state of California. I was two years old at the time.

Over the years Innovation Plumbing has grown and evolved into a devoted list of repeat customers who are more like family to us. Makes sense, in a family business!

My two sons, ft Grandad's leg

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Andrew Tomasetti, on starting Innovation Plumbing ($40,000/month) full story ➜

17. Start a water softner production business

How Much Can You Make?
Skills

Examples of a successful water softner production business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water softner production business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a water softner production business ➜

Naveen Kumar started Pyotam, a water filter store, 12 months ago:

Case Study

Hello! My name is Naveen Kumar and I am the CEO of Pyotam. I am an alumnus of IIT (BHU), Varanasi, and have various patents in the field of water conservation techniques and solutions.

I am an environmentalist and make sure to do my bit for the environment. With our patented technology, we have zero wastage of water in manufacturing, and with our optimized processes, we are reducing the energy consumption by 50-60% as compared to traditional methods. All this helps us reduce our carbon footprint.

Today we have recurring customers who not only love our product but also recommend it to their friends and family. Currently our monthly revenue averages around Rs. 1,00,000/- ($13K) from a customer base of around 250 customers having sold 1,400 bottles so far.

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Naveen Kumar, on starting Pyotam ($1,500/month) full story ➜

18. Start an irrigation business

Examples of a successful irrigation business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a irrigation business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an irrigation business ➜

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19. Start a borehole drilling business

Examples of a successful borehole drilling business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a borehole drilling business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a borehole drilling business ➜

20. Start a commercial fishing business

Examples of a successful commercial fishing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a commercial fishing business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a commercial fishing business ➜

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21. Start a mineral water production business

How Much Can You Make?
Skills

Examples of a successful mineral water production business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a mineral water production business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a mineral water production business ➜

Naveen Kumar started Pyotam, a water filter store, 12 months ago:

Case Study

Hello! My name is Naveen Kumar and I am the CEO of Pyotam. I am an alumnus of IIT (BHU), Varanasi, and have various patents in the field of water conservation techniques and solutions.

I am an environmentalist and make sure to do my bit for the environment. With our patented technology, we have zero wastage of water in manufacturing, and with our optimized processes, we are reducing the energy consumption by 50-60% as compared to traditional methods. All this helps us reduce our carbon footprint.

Today we have recurring customers who not only love our product but also recommend it to their friends and family. Currently our monthly revenue averages around Rs. 1,00,000/- ($13K) from a customer base of around 250 customers having sold 1,400 bottles so far.

we-developed-a-18k-year-patented-ayurvedic-alkaline-water-india

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Naveen Kumar, on starting Pyotam ($1,500/month) full story ➜

22. Start a swimming pool rental business

Examples of a successful swimming pool rental business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a swimming pool rental business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a swimming pool rental business ➜

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23. Start an alkaline water business

Examples of a successful alkaline water business:

Learn more about starting an alkaline water business ➜

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24. Start an ice block making and selling business

Examples of a successful ice block making and selling business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a ice block making and selling business:

Learn more about starting an ice block making and selling business ➜

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25. Start an ice sculptures classes business

Examples of a successful ice sculptures classes business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a ice sculptures classes business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an ice sculptures classes business ➜

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26. Start a plastic water tank manufacturing business

Examples of a successful plastic water tank manufacturing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a plastic water tank manufacturing business:

Learn more about starting a plastic water tank manufacturing business ➜

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27. Start a flavored water bottles business

Examples of a successful flavored water bottles business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a flavored water bottles business:

Learn more about starting a flavored water bottles business ➜

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28. Start an ice supply to fishing vessels business

Examples of a successful ice supply to fishing vessels business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a ice supply to fishing vessels business:

Learn more about starting an ice supply to fishing vessels business ➜

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29. Start a water aquarium business ($120K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$10,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful water aquarium business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water aquarium business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a water aquarium business ➜

Mark Valderrama started AquariumStoreDepot, a water aquarium business, over 6 years ago:

Case Study

My name is Mark and I run AquariumStoreDepot, a hybrid e-commerce and information website all about aquatic animal keeping. Before COVID, my flagship products were an algae turf scrubber and reef LED lights. My primary customers are in the US and tend to range from the ages of 36-48.

The highest revenue month I've had since starting this business was $13,000 in a single month. The business is highly profitable due to the shift from dropshipping to partnership agreements over time. I generally average $8-$10K per month with a high season during tax time and Christmas

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Mark Valderrama, on starting AquariumStoreDepot ($10,000/month) full story ➜

30. Start a water treatment tablets business

Examples of a successful water treatment tablets business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a water treatment tablets business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a water treatment tablets business ➜

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31. Start a waterfront restaurant business

Examples of a successful waterfront restaurant business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a waterfront restaurant business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a waterfront restaurant business ➜

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32. Start a shaved ice business

Examples of a successful shaved ice business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a shaved ice business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a shaved ice business ➜

33. Start an amphibious vehicles business

Examples of a successful amphibious vehicles business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a amphibious vehicles business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an amphibious vehicles business ➜

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34. Start a bottled water business

Examples of a successful bottled water business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a bottled water business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a bottled water business ➜

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35. Start a life guard business

Examples of a successful life guard business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a life guard business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a life guard business ➜

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