We are proud to be bringing the AquaHacking Challenge to Western Canada.

Young, innovative minds – from across Canada – are invited to put their skills to work, creating ground-breaking solutions to some of the most critical water issues facing B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.

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Water Issues

On-Farm nutrient capture and recycling

On-Farm nutrient capture and recycling

How can we capture and reuse the valuable nutrients from livestock operations and improve the health of nearby rivers, lakes and aquifers?

Optimization of drinking water/wastewater treatment plants

Optimization of drinking water/wastewater treatment plants

How can we improve the operations of primary water/wastewater utility infrastructure?

Improvements to water systems for Indigenous communities

Improvements to water systems for Indigenous communities

How can we improve access to clean drinking water for Indigenous communities in Western Canada?

Toxic algal blooms

Toxic algal blooms

How can we improve testing and reduce the incidence of toxic algal blooms?

Innovative ‘social’ technologies for water information

Innovative ‘social’ technologies for water information

Are there new ways we can link to existing social media and communications technologies to support community access to water information?

Aquahacking

 

Sign up for an info-session!

January 19 with class ASPC 169 Fundamentals of Sustainable Engineering Design at the University of British Columbia Okanagan (not open to the public)

February 10 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM PST: Register here

February 12 with class BREE 420 Engineering for Sustainability at McGill University (not open to the public)

March 10 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM PST*: Register here

April 7 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM PST* : Register here

*Registration are required

MORE INFORMATION

Contact us at Carolina.restrepo@obwb.ca

National Financial Partners

Local Financial Partners

Contact us if you want to become a local partner

Academic Partners

 

 

Contact us if you want to help us promote the challenge among your ecosystem

 

 

 

Implementation Partners