Article: Testing the waters: Hyderabad lab pushes for smart solutions to curb water wastage

Cities, Innovation, Open Provisioning, Open Space, Water

Testing the waters: Hyderabad lab pushes for smart solutions to curb water wastage

Vikram Gulecha, Karan Behar and Riddhish Soni of Oceo, aka, Project Jalashaya, come from diverse backgrounds. Count Google and ISRO among them. This talented group has created a technology to benefit water utilities, irrigation departments and hydropower corporations.

International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIITH) students Rishikesh Bose, Nilesh Bawankar, Ayush Kumar Lall and Ansh Khandelwal put their heads together to come up with a ‘Smart Water Meter’ idea. The concept would benefit the government, municipal corporation and large communities.

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