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6pm , Tuesday, September 19, 2017

#271 Potluck & Open Hack

No presentation this week. Instead, we're going to have another civic hacking potluck! If you'd like, please bring drinks, snacks or desserts! We'll provide the usual empanadas too. While we eat, we'll build, share, and learn about civic tech!

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The Clear Water Project

The Clear Water Project

Sep 13, 2017 by Sean Thornton

Chicago’s Clear Water Project is an effort to keep beaches safe through a combination of new water testing technologies, predictive modeling, and continued volunteer engagement. Based on its pilot run in 2017, the Clear Water Project method was able to issue water quality advisories with three times more accuracy than Chicago’s previous method.

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