The challenge from A.O. Smith, a water heater manufacturer, was announced Tuesday during the opening of the 10th annual Water Leaders Summit in Milwaukee. About 200 people have convened this week for the two-day summit focused on water security.
It’s the second year A. O. Smith and The Water Council have sponsored the BREW Corporate Technology Challenge. In 2016, the challenge yielded about 20 proposals from water technology companies around the world. Cincinnati-based SofTap Water Inc. won that challenge with its water-softening technology. Read the full story here.