Thursday, September 5, 2013

World Water Week Raises Awareness through Gamification

A new game designed to promote sustainable water resources management has been released for World Water Week. The game is called Aqua Republica and was created through a partnership between UNEP and DHI along with the collaboration of a number of others.

The game not only raises water awareness it is designed to help build capacity in some of the most critical issues in water resources management.

In this game participants make decisions about water management and in the process they learn about the connectivity and importance of water resources, as well as the need for careful management.

While the world of Aqua Republica is fictitious, the challenges of sustainably managing a limited supply of water resources in a situation of growing demand between multiple users and uses are very much based on real life scenarios.

Click here to play the game.

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