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Solutions for Water Resiliency “Innovators Showcase” winner

On Aug. 20 & 21, 2020, Sustain Southern California and the California Data Collaborative joined forces in the 5th year of each of their highly regarded annual conferences to bring a ground-breaking joint two-day water industry online event focused on Solutions for Water Resiliency.

On Day 1 of Solutions for Water Resiliency, an Investor Perspective panel session was followed by the Innovators Showcase session moderated by Sustain SoCal Board member John Arena, Business Outreach Manager, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  Each Showcase participant described their water resiliency solution in a “quick pitch” format.

At the conclusion of the Innovators Showcase session, Sustain SoCal announced the winning “quick pitch” presentation, as selected by the Investor Perspective session panelists:

Conservation Labs, Inc. – Mark Kovscek, Founder & CEO – www.conservationlabs.com

Conservation Labs mission is to enable cost-effective and sustainable water use. Their team of data scientists invented a way to understand water flow with machine learning. H2know™ by Conservation Labs delivers actionable water insights, leak alerts and custom conservation recommendations with a low cost and easy to install sensor and app. Conservation Labs is a graduate of the Alexa Accelerator, powered by Techstars.

Sustain SoCal is pleased to present the winner a one-year Startup Membership to our organization. Please join us in welcoming Sustain SoCal’s newest member, Conservation Labs.