ryan_profile.jpg

Inspiring Water Makers Since 2010.

 

Our Mission

The maker movement has created an opportunity where passion and curiosity fuels hands on learning. Make Water an elequa non profit initiative aims to inspire makers around the world to collaborate on open source water innovations through citizen science tactics and a video series telling their story. 


“...using a few dollars you can make a prototype and get people working together to possibly make our world a better place.”
— Robert Scoble - Futurist & Author

What We've Achieved

  • 2017 - Mexico City Outreach & Mini Episode Filmed
  • 2017 - Hackaday Make Water Coagulator Kit Project Created
  • 2017 - San Antonio Water Systems (Water Utility) Partnership
  • 2017 - Flint Michigan Outreach & Mini Episode Filmed
  • 2016 - Medellin, Colombia Field Work & Episode Filmed
  • 2017 - Make Water Students Win State Science Fair Competition and go to Nationals
  • 2016 - White House Water Summit Demonstration / Presentation
  • 2016 - Texas Association for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) Partnership Programming
  • 2015 - Texas Water Foundation Film Festival Winner
  • 2015 - SXSW Eco Workshop
  • 2015 - AJ+ News Video Feature
  • 2015 - Open Source Hardware Summit Participant
  • 2015 - elequa Team Develops World's First Open Source Water Coagulator
  • 2014 - University of Texas San Antonio Partnership & Programming
  • 2014 - South by Southwest Eco Startup Showcase Finalist
  • 2014 - Founder Ryan Beltrán  - Inventor of the Year Award - San Antonio Current
  • 2013 - Stanford University - Opportunity Analysis Collaboration
  • 2013 - Cleantech Open - San Jose, CA - National Sustainability Finalist & Regional Winner