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AquaHacking 2018 - Lake Ontario & Beyond

The waters of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Basin deserve and require our attention, for the health of our communities, families and future generations. 

Do you have an innovative tech idea to protect our watersheds?

Find out about the 2018 Challenge
Winning Teams

Since 2015, AquaHacking has supported the development of over 10 solutions and engaged with more than 500 participants in the Challenge. 

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A look back at AquaHacking 2017 - United for Lake Erie

In 2017, we started our focus on the Great Lakes with the small but challenging Lake Erie. Find out about the issues we tackled.

AquaHacking 2017 Recap
Discover SIM Labs, 1st place winners of the 2017 Challenge
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Hacking the watershed

A snapshot of water resources, why they're under threat, and efforts to conserve this life-giving liquid.

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As part of our efforts to preserve the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River, AquaHacking 2017: United for Lake Erie gathered more than 200 participants, a dozen keynote speakers and expert panelists as well as all levels of government last September at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo (ON).


Thank you to the 17 teams who presented their solutions at the 2017 AquaHacking Challenge semi-finals, and congratulations to the 5 finalist teams who were awarded a total of $75,000 on September 13, 2017!

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As part of AquaHacking 2017, a delegation of young professionals and students have combined their forces to outline a vision for Lake Erie by 2020. The theme of the AquaHacking Youth Delegation 2017 has been anchored around asking  “how can we do things differently?”. 

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The 2017 AquaHacking Summit - United for Lake Erie was filled with exciting keynotes and panel discussions and an opportunity to make lots of great new connections.

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