Entrepreneurs pitch big ideas to protect Lake Erie at Cleveland Water Alliance Erie Hack 2.0

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Stormwater is a real-world problem, overwhelming aging infrastructure and ushering trash into our Great Lakes.

Two guys from Buffalo have an idea to tackle the run-off, by working with governments to collect data and map systems so we can to focus efforts -- and taxpayer money -- on problem spots.

Aaron Krolikowski and John O’Brien pitched their toolkit, called Wastewater Warehouse, Thursday to a panel of judges at ErieHack 2.0, a competition hosted by Cleveland Water Alliance at Windows on the River in the West Bank of the Flats. The alliance partners with organizations in Detroit; Toledo; Erie, Pennsylvania; Buffalo, New York and Windsor, Ontario, for a series of events aiming to find solutions to Lake Erie’s most pressing problems, with a pot of $100,000 in prizes. . . READ MORE.

Savannah Tracy