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Team USA triumph at inaugural Water Innovation Challenge

Result announced after three days of intense competition between our multi-discipline teams.


Team USA – Water Innovation Challenge awards presentation, Singapore, 05.06.14

Team USA: Judith Torres, Sarah Parker, Tim Murphy, Nick Michalenko

We want to congratulate all members of Team USA and Team Australia for their incredible efforts at the inaugural Water Innovation Challenge, hosted at ITE College East in Singapore this week. Over three humid competition days – plus many more hours before and during the event spent designing and developing their project concepts – it was Team USA who emerged on top and scooped the first Water Innovation Challenge title.

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Water Innovation Challenge, Singapore: Day 3 highlights

“The Competitors here are actually trying to solve real problems that we have to solve in some of our projects around the world, and we will be very interested to see the results!” – Paul Pholeros, Director, Healthabitat


Members of Team Australia and Team USA share their thoughts about our Water Innovation Challenge on the third and final day of the event.

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Water Innovation Challenge, Singapore: Day 2 highlights

“This is very out of the box… the stuff we are doing here, you don’t usually see! We are trying to help those less fortunate, so people should come along and help us too.” – Sean Mundy, Plumber, Team Australia


On the second day of our pilot event, Team USA and Team Australia tackled solar-powered pump construction and creation of supporting documents for maintenance and repair.

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