Solutions to the “City Scale Planning and Operations & Climate Adaption” challenge
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Ekatvam is an early-stage social start-up focusing on ensuring participatory water management that is sustainable in nature through a multi-stakeholder platform called MIDAS. Currently, it is incubated at Digital Impact Square, TCS Foundation initiative in Nashik, Maharashtra
We are ReTeto, an early stage start-up that offers a new sustainable roofing alternative, providing the favelas in Rio de Janeiro with long-lasting roofing solutions, while reducing the plastic waste otherwise ending up in the ocean.
With respect to flooding and natural wetland conversion issues in Accra, constructed wetlands was identified as a major tool to help reduce stormwater runoff intensity, hence reducing flooding impacts. These systems will be placed around flood-prone areas and in-between low lying and high lying areas in Accra, Ghana. Constructed wetlands are a sustainable means of treating stormwater and have proven to be more economical and energy-efficient than traditional centralized treatment systems.
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Floodizens; meaning citizens for flood fights, is an application that will integrate a robust citizen science based early warning system and a decision support tool. The citizens will help in data collection through photos into the app showing rainfall and temperature from weather stations, blocked sewer/storm sewer system points before and during a flood, where and extension of the flood during a flood incidence.