Act for Freshwater Health

Your contribution can make waves in our mission to restore freshwater through innovation.

Help us activate revolutionary ideas and solutions for climate adaptation.

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How Deep is the Water Crisis in North America?

  • We drink the equivalent of 52 credit cards of plastic per year.

 

  • Waterborne Diseases: At least 2 billion people use a drinking water source contaminated with feces, contributing to the spread of diseases such as cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio. World Health Organization.

 

  • Approximately 40% of the lakes in America are too polluted for fishing, aquatic life, or swimming. Source

 

  • Each year 1.2 trillion gallons of untreated sewage, stormwater, and industrial waste are dumped into US water.

 

The time to act is now!

FAQ

Your generosity will support young innovators who are developing much needed solutions to critical water issues. Your donation helps provide scholarships to the finalist teams of the AquaHacking Challenges to accelerate their development and also access to a top-notch mentoring program as well as skill building tools, workshops, and immersive experiences. Finally, your donation contributes to the awarding of cash prizes (seed money) to each of our finalist teams to ensure their continued growth beyond the AquaHacking Challenge.

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