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Mobile Master Chat “Bringing Clean Water to Remote Areas

April 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Spark team Dec 2021

The UWM Alumni Association invites the public to the free, virtual Mobile Master Chat “Bringing Clean Water to Remote Areas,” 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., April 20.

The event spotlights a UWM undergraduate student team that won first place in a national competition that challenged participants to create an inexpensive and practical solution to improving drinking water in remote areas. The competition, Spark, was created to develop solutions to actual industry challenges that have global impact.

The event will feature:

  • Student team members Halah Idrissi, Zach McFarland, Tessa Parrish, Kaveri Salunke and Melissa Schussman
  • Hector Bravo, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering, UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science

Carrie Bristoll GrollCarrie Bristoll-Groll (’94 BS Civil Engineering) will moderate the conversation as students discuss their process, their experience winning this prestigious competition, and the product that they created. Bristoll-Groll is the principal civil engineer and CEO of Stormwater Solutions Engineering.

Register here.


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