Sustainability

Project Info

Team Members


3 members with unpublished profiles.

Project Description


Sustainability - By🌱Smart Green Growth🌱

Context

The challenge

Introduction

Our project is a hydrophonic system that conserves the use of water. it does this by preventing loss of water by evaporation and transpiration from plants. the system also makes use of solar energy so it can be run off the grid in remote areas. this concept is expandable to large scale industrial applications.

What does it require

They system uses an enclosed case over a table which has a water reservoir in its base. a solar panel and battery system is also required. A pump helps circulate water in an enclosed vertical garden setup.

How it works

The Water is circulated around an enclosed hydroponics system by way of a central pump sits in a reservoir. any water which escapes through the plant leaves is captured by dehumidifies and returned to the reservoir. API's from OpenWeather and SILO are used to monitor the weather and to know then to allow the system to capture outside water. a solar system power the system via a cheap mobile phone hooked up through the internet or via mobile data.

Please note that the evidence of work is a onenote and homepage has source code.


Evidence of Work

Video

Homepage

Team DataSets

Openweathermap forecast API

Description of Use We use this API to help streamline the operations of our hydroponics system

Data Set

SILO Longpaddock climate API

Description of Use the API helps find rain fall for our hydroponics system

Data Set

Challenges

Innovative ways to be efficient with water

Innovative ideas about water efficiency. Climate change means that we will have more unpredictable weather. Some of Australia is in drought and some areas have plenty of water. That changes each year. Water efficiency was a focus around the millennium drought. We want new, innovative and untapped ideas on ways to be efficient with water use. These ideas could include how we use water, how we can save water, how we waste water, how everyone can make a difference in using water wisely, water rules and ideas on saving water for the future.

Go to Challenge | 26 teams have entered this challenge.

Waterwise

How can we protect and preserve our water resources?

Go to Challenge | 22 teams have entered this challenge.

🌟 Community “Clean, Green and Lean” Rewards

Develop a business solution which encourages people to live an active and green lifestyle, incentivised by a digital perks system, offered in partnership with local businesses.

Go to Challenge | 15 teams have entered this challenge.

Optimise energy and water resource planning

Optimise energy and water resource planning

Go to Challenge | 32 teams have entered this challenge.

🌟 Climate Change Issues in Hobart

What local climate change issues can you help solve or identify by integrating data sources?

Go to Challenge | 12 teams have entered this challenge.

Environment and Science Data

How might we use environment and science data to better engage with the community?

Go to Challenge | 19 teams have entered this challenge.

Queensland OpenAPI

Create a project using one or more of Queensland's Open-API’s

Go to Challenge | 39 teams have entered this challenge.