Aqua Forum sponsors a challenge event for water sustainability tech

This 2020 Aquahacking Challenge is aimed at attracting tech-savvy youth to help tackle B.C.’s freshwater issues, It. will be one of three events being held across Canada in 2020.

This article is related to Canada’s focus on water sustainability and Alfa Laval wastewater equipment. Alfa Laval's Separation and Heat Transfer are used by municipalities and cities across Canada.  


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“…The Okanagan Basin Water Board and Aqua Forum will be launching the 2020 AquaHacking Challenge on October 29 at UBC Okanagan. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. and the program begins at 11:15 a.m. The kick-off will include the unveiling of the five water issues selected to be addressed as part of this year’s B.C. Challenge. 


AquaHacking was founded by the De Gaspe Beaubien Foundation five years ago with the goal of connecting youth and young professionals—with an interest in freshwater issues, cleantech innovation, and entrepreneurshipwith mentors who could help them launch real-world solutions.  


It’s anticipated that the tech solutions coming out of the B.C. challenge could deliver national, and even international, benefits. 



Separate AquaHacking events are being held in Winnipeg and Halifax. In each challenge, students and young professionals will compete for more than $50,000 in prizes, mentorship and skills building workshops, and a secured spot in a startup incubator..…” 


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