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Laureate Feature: Agua Clara

Friday, Feb. 10, 2012


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Who: Daniel W. Smith, Program Coordinator

What: AquaClara, www.aguaclara.cee.cornell.edu

Where: Headquarters in Ithaca, New York, impacting Honduras and Latin America

When: The Tech Awards 2011 Intel Environment Award Laureate: www.thetechawards.thetech.org/

How: AquaClara develops, designs, and implements sustainable water treatment plant technology for the benefit of small and mid-size communities in Honduras, Latin America, and other developing countries. Projects are carried out with a strong training component that empowers technology users to independently manage the water treatment plants. Worldwide, AguaClara estimates that hundreds of millions of people currently without access to safe water can benefit from its technology.

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