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IBM Launches Creek Watch iPhone App

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The future of the world's water supply just might lie in the palm of your hand—and millions of other hands around the world. Creek Watch, a new iPhone application developed by IBM Research, empowers citizens worldwide to monitor their watersheds and report conditions. Every update provides vital data that local water authorities can use to track pollution, manage water resources and plan environmental programs.

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04 Nov 2010 Made in IBM Labs: California State Water Control Board Partners with IBM to Improve Water Quality

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    IBM Launches Creek Watch iPhone App

    Date added: 03 Nov 2010

    IBM's Creek Watch iPhone app allows citizens to easily contribute valuable data about creeks and streams that local water boards have a hard time managing alone.

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    IBM's Creek Watch iPhone App Screen Shot

    Date added: 03 Nov 2010

    In four easy steps, anyone hiking, jogging or biking past a water way can become a citizen scientist, and report information about the creek or stream to the water control board.

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    Improving polluted waterways

    Date added: 03 Nov 2010

    The power of crowdsourcing utilized in Creek Watch provides a platform to explore environmentally conscious mobile apps that will help improve conditions in the world we live in and build a smarter planet.


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Kelly Sims
IBM Media Relations
408-927-1261
kelly.sims@us.ibm.com