WaterStatus is an app to help New York City residents and building owners monitor their water tanks and learn more about their water. We're using public data and connected sensors to monitor water tanks and water quality throughout NYC.
With Water Status you can:
1. Find your wastewater treatment plant
2. View your building's water tank data
3. Read water tank inspection reports
4. Rate the taste, odor, and color of your tap water
5. Check beach status and water quality data
6. Find out about increasing water costs
Founder, Content Expert, and Developer
Ely is founder of Erg Process Energy, and the lead developer of Primary Benchmark, an app that manages data for water and wastewater utilities. He has over 10 years of experience in the water industry.
Jay is a Technology Licensing Officer at Columbia Technology Ventures and a graduate student in Columbia's Computer Science Department. He has several years of experience in business development in the emerging technology space.
BigApps is the premier showcase of NYC’s tech ecosystem. It’s a competition that empowers New York’s sharpest minds to solve the city’s toughest challenges through technology, making NYC a better place to Live, Work, Learn, and Play. Whether you’re a hacker or a maker, a designer or an investor, a novice or a pro, we provide resources that make it easy to make a difference. Come to build. Come to network. Come to win.
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