United for the St. Lawrence River 2016
Congratulations to the finalists
Mobile application that acts as an early warning system, tracking the risk of microbiological contamination (SAP Micro) in the St. Lawrence River to predict the risk of contamination for swimmers.
Info-Baignade became (part of) CANN FORECAST
Benyahya Loubna, de Raphélis-Soissan Joseph, Letellier-Duchesne Samuel, Nguyen Quan, Saran Naysan, Fortin St-Gelais Nicolas, Ménard Catherine, Sylvestre Emile
SOLUTION TO INNOVATE
NYAKI an engineering solution of flexible modular piers to help stop the erosion of riverbanks caused by winds and boating activities.
Brotto Luca and Caya Alexandre
Mobile application for the fishing community. The app provides extensive information about fish species and current fishing restrictions, as well as information shared by other fishers, maps of waterways and access points, basics for planning a fishing trip and, of course, the option to share it all with friends on social media.
Astorg Louis, Beisner Beatrix, Charrier Tremblay Charles, Mingelbier Marc, Poulin Carina, Taranu Zofia Ecaterina, Le Heux Holly, Derry Alison, Yeung Shing and Yam William
About the Challenge
The St. Lawrence River is the 3rd largest river in North America, where 60% of the Quebecers live along its shores. It's the source of drinking water for more than 3.5 million people. The St. Lawrence River, an undeniable part of Quebec history, a platform for life and recreation, and an important economic source that’s facing major socio-economic challenges.
The Water Issues
Emerging contaminants in the river
prevention of shoreline erosion
Inventory of the aquatic population
St. Lawrence river preservation
Ville de Monytréal
Politique de l'eau, MDDECC
Table de concertation du Haut-Saint-Laurent et du Grand Montréal
Institut de développement durable des Premières Nations du Québec et du Labrador
De Gaspé Beaubien Foundation
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
2016 AquaHacking Youth Delegation
As part of AquaHacking 2016, a delegation of young professionals and students joined forces to propose a vision for the St. Lawrence River by 2030. This vision is broken down into major orientations for the development, enhancement, rehabilitation and conservation of the St. Lawrence. This vision is the result of a consultation process between the respective networks of the delegates of the St. Lawrence Vision 2030 Committee.