>>this is obviously what's not happening
>>"osmo" must just be a marketing term
RPI Osmopure (submitted an e-team grant) reverse osmosis water filtration system for the developing world.
Being familiar with RPI's incubator program, I tend to believe it is not just a marketing term but a real application of RO technology. Also, plenty of references to membrane filtration technology in other articles on OsmoPure. We'll just have to wait and see...
In osmosis/reverse osmosis aren't waste and pressure are related to pore size and concentration on either side of the membrane. Of course, I'll admit it's been 25 years since I studied the process...