2020 Environmental Design Contest Tasks
Tasks for the 2020 contest will be available in September, 2019.
The 2020 WERC Environmental Design Contest will be held in Las Cruces, NM. April 5-8, 2020.
While you’re waiting, feel free to look at last year’s tasks (below) to see what type of tasks are offered at the Design Contest.
Last Year’s Tasks (2019)
Samples will be prepared by WERC for All tasks except the Open Task.
You will receive the water sample ready for testing your proposed design.
Track 1: Government Need
Track 2: Internet of Things (IOT) for Environmental Applications
Track 3: Industry Need
- 2019 Task 3: Selenium Water Treatment and Recovery (PDF)
- 2019 Task 4: Recovery of Water and Salt from Hyper-Saline Mine Water using Freeze Crystallization (PDF)
Track 4: Environmental Public Health
Track 5: Open Task
- 2019 Task 6: Open Task–You are responsible for preparing your own samples. Samples will be tested before and after running your experiment.