Posts Tagged ‘Cleveland Water Alliance’

Crooked River Conversation: Blue Economy

Enjoy an evening of conversation, fun and food at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium and Windows on the River. Experts will explore innovations and tech behind clean water and talk about the β€œBlue Economy.” The event is presented by Greater Cleveland Aquarium, West Creek Conservancy, Ohio Humanities and Xtinguish. Experts: Paul Ertel, General Manager, Jacobs Investments…

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Solve a Lake Erie problem, win money

Got ideas on how to help Lake Erie? The Cleveland Water Alliance is hosting its second Erie Hack innovation competition, with prizes of more than $100,000 for solving broad issues. There are smaller challenges, too, like mapping stormwater areas and reducing plastic waste on the beaches. See the full story at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Get ready for ErieHack 2.0

It’s back! The signature Cleveland Water Alliance event, ErieHack, where scientists and high school students, compete for a share of $100,000 pitching inventions to solve Lake Erie’s problems. Read all about it at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. And read all about the Water Alliance and its past successes here. Share:

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Bowling Green adds $5.2M Lake Erie Center, and Cleveland Water Alliance signs a deal with Netherlands

Two big developments in fighting harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie: Bowling Green State University received $5.2 million in grants to create a Lake Erie Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health. The Cleveland Water Alliance signed a deal with the Netherlands to collaborate on research in nutrient management, Smart Lake technology and more.  Read…

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What’s the ‘Blue Economy?’ Cleveland Water Alliance aims to create industry around fresh water

The Cleveland Water Alliance wants to build a “Blue Economy.” What does that mean? The four-year-old nonprofit aims to create an entire business ecosystem — from research and innovation to manufacturing — around water. Specifically Lake Erie. Cleveland would be to fresh water what Silicon Valley is to information technology. Or what New York is…

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