Applications Open for World Water Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 30 July 2018

Applications are open for World Water Challenge 2018 which is an international contest for water solutions. This 4th edition of World Water Challenge is expected to serve its role as an important platform to share the ideas and know-hows towards solving the defined water issues around the world and to forge a broad network among the water-related experts and stakeholders.

World Water Challenge 2018 will be held as one of the signature programs of KIWW 2018 which will take place in September in Daegu Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea.

Water Challenges of 2018

The following problems in the water sector have been chosen:

  • Low Agricultural Water Productivity in Urmia Lake Basin
  • Septage management in the urban areas of Indonesia
  • Choluteca River “Mad Waters”
  • Problems Pertinent to Prevalence of Excessive Fluoride in Different Water Sources
  • Recalcitrant Antibiotics Leading to Bacterial resistance Development
  • Water Insecurity in Manoka

Award & Benefit

The total prize amount for the World Water Challenge 2018 is KRW 16,000,000. The Award Ceremony will be held on September 14 at the closing ceremony of KIWW 2018 and the winners will be presented with a cash prize and trophy respectively.

Eligibility Criteria

Anyone (as an individual or on behalf of an organization) who is interested in water or would like to propose creative/applicable solutions is welcome to participate in the program.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit World Water Challenge 2018.

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