Water Challenge

Water Challenge

Eco-Pure - Water Open Call

The inefficiency of centralised water systems and high costs of building such system in rural communities deter communities from accessing clean and affordable water supply. The Eco-Pure Water Design Challenge aims to address this situation and design a water systems that is affordable, self-sustaining, compact and promotes community living. Students, graduates and professionals are welcoome to submit their innovative solutions through this Open Call.


The water design should consider the local context and growth from unit to community-scale specific to the Southeast Asian Climate. The system should be able to operate independently without the connection to the main water supply system. Create your own scalable, self-sustaining, modular Eco-Pure which focuses on human-centric design supported by technology. The requierments of the solutions are listed below.


The chosen concept will be built
at Jurong Innovation District
(JID) in Singapore.


Open Category
with proof of concept


December 2020
June 2021
December 2021