The Beach Outfalls Challenge is a public prize competition sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). MORE

21 Design Submissions for the Beach Outfalls Challenge

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Design Submissions for the Beach Outfalls Challenge were due last week. Out of our 28 registered teams, we received 21 design submissions!

The submission ideas ranged from water treatment technologies to constructed wetlands to oyster farms. The first round of judging began on April 19, and the semi-finalists will be announced on May 1. The semifinalists will create videos that detail their design idea and explain how it will improve the water quality of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Public voting for your favorite design idea will begin May 19 on www.beachoutfallschallenge.org!

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