More – reduce pollution in NYC harbour

March 22, 2013 12:00 pm

Today is World Water Day, so I’m presenting you a project aiming to reduce pollution of New York City harbour’s water called

The system consists of custom-built sensors measuring the water level of Combined Sewer Overflows that open up when the sewer system is overwhelmed and dumps wastewater into New York waterways.


The collected data is available to users on, via text message and alerts on in-home visualisation devices via Visualight and helps users decide if it’s a good time to save water. text messages – Project homepage

Written by Florian Beer