The Water Council is pleased to announce the winners of its fall 2022 Tech Challenge, chosen by industry leaders to help solve real challenges in the water sector.

The Water Council’s Tech Challenge connects water innovators with leading water technology companies, facilitating potential partnerships and helping new ideas and technologies gain exposure in the industry. The fall 2022 challenge sought solutions in the areas of contactless water quality sensors and in-situ water hardness monitoring.

The challenge’s sponsors, A. O. Smith, Badger Meter and Watts Water Technologies, chose the challenges and selected the winners to receive $10,000 prizes:

The Water Council received applications from seven countries representing North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

“The Tech Challenge uncovers new innovations and helps young companies connect to established water leaders,” said Karen Frost, The Water Council vice president of economic development and innovation. “We are proud to discover previously unknown emerging innovation for our sponsors through this program.”