Laureate Feature: Agua Clara
Friday, Feb. 10, 2012
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.