CWWA Serving as Issue Leader for Wester Canada AquaHacking Challenge
CWWA is proud to support the Western Canada 2021 AquaHacking Challenge in the role of Water Issue Leader. The AquaHacking Challenge is a professional development program and tech startup competition for students and young professionals who want to have a positive impact on water. Having helped establish 28 water tech startups since 2015, the AquaHacking Challenge is a recognized pre-incubator program supporting some of the newest and most innovative tech solutions and youth-led startups in the water sector today.
Co-presented by the Okanagan Basin Water Board and Aqua Forum, the Western Canada 2021 AquaHacking Challenge will be presented 100% virtually and is an opportunity for young innovators to design, develop, and pitch an innovative tech solution tackling one of these critical water issues alongside their teammates:
- On-farm nutrient capture and recycling
- Innovative ‘social’ technologies for water information
- Improvements to water systems for Indigenous communities
- Optimization of drinking water/wastewater treatment plants
- Toxic algal blooms
Information sessions will be held March 10, 25 and April 7. To learn more and to register by April 15, 2021, click here: AquaHacking Challenge 2021 - Western Canada - AquaHacking
Serving as the Water Issue Leader for the water issue "OPTIMIZATION”, we are pleased to contribute to this unique program and to support students and young professionals in understanding this important water issue and developing a solution to address it. CWWA's Executive Director will be part of an Ask Me Anything session on March 11th at 11:00 Pacific time. Register here: Meeting Registration - Zoom
With $58,000 total in funding to be awarded, personalized training and mentorship, and a community that has been growing for the past 6 years, the AquaHacking Challenge is the opportunity of a lifetime for young innovators to transform their ideas into reality!
For specific questions, contact Carolina Restrepo, Western Canada AquaHacking Challenge Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.