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Objective

Provide the opportunity for youth to develop their creative thinking and explore capabilities by conducting research on water problems and proposing innovative solutions




Participants

Entries from high school students(from age 15 to 18) nationwide, 14 finalists(teams) selected to participate the main competition




List of finalists (in alphabetical order)

Team Member Project
EXE-Nature Ji Wung Lee, Min Seong Kim Study on the production of CFH(Chicken Feather based Heavy metal) filter based on wasted chicken feater and cotton fabrics)
Justin Beaver Da Young Kim, Tae Hyeon Kim Design of Urban river’s disaster prevention facility utilizing beaver dam structure
lavácrum Dong Gyu Lee, Chae Hun Kwak Produce simple shower spray 'Triple S' using coagulation
OASIS Min Seok Kim, Jai Hyun Kim Multi-membrane alginate water capsules: A sustainable water supply for agriculture
On the Observatory Shin Jung Wook, You Min Kyu Comparison and research of soundproof and anti-vibration effect by pole sequence of 'Magnetic Water Noise Barrier'
purifier Hyeon Jeong Kim, Chae Eon Lee Study on water purifier system using Fresnel lens
silver grass Su Hyeon Nam A study on the solution of water shortage in mountain and island areas where water is scarce by exploring silver grass
Solartopia Min Ha Lee, Young Woo Jung Development of Appropriate technology for water-saving laundry using TiO2
The rebirth of the algae Seok Ju Lee, Jong Goo Lee Making filter to prevent Algae that metallize silver nano-particles to an abandoned melon shell
Tidal Flat Love Joo Won Oh, Su Ah Kim Removal effect of micro-plastic using tidal flats
WARP Bo Geun Park, Dae Eui Hong A Study on the Composite Function Efficiency of Rotary Double-function Seawall through the Design and Fabrication
Water Anabaena Do Hee Kim, Hyun Woo Choi Improvement of the water contamination by controlling allelopathy of Anabaena
Waterbear Jun Min Kim, Eun Chan Lee Modeling of Power Generation System Using Rainwater and its Development of EGG(Energy-Generating Gear) Box



Short Description

Date & time September 12(Wed) 2018, 13:00 to 18:20
Venue Daegu EXCO 320AB
Hosts Ministry of Environment, Korea Water Forum
Sponsors Ministry of Education, Embassy of Sweden in Korea, K-water, Coway
Participants Finalists(14 teams), panel of judges, hosts and sponsors, advisory teachers and parents, KIWW participants, etc.
* Posters displayed in EXCO open space
Object
  • Screening on the solutions proposed by youth (Project paper written in Korean, Poster written in English)
    * Poster presentation(5min), Q&A(10min)
  • Award given to outstanding projects (including Prime Minister's Award)
    * Prime Minister's Award winning team will be given the privilege to participate in the international competition (Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2019) as Korean representatives


Program

Date / Time Program
9. 12 (Wed) 13:00-13:15 Opening
13:15-15:00 Poster interview(1)
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-17:00 Poster interview(2)
17:00-18:00 Evaluation
18:00-18:20 Award Ceremony



KIWW2017 Previous Outcome

Title Korea Junior Water Prize 2017
Date & time September 20(Wed) 2017, 10:00 to 18:00
Venue Gyeongju Hwabaek International Convention Center (HICO)
Hosts Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Korea Water Forum
Sponsors Ministry of Education, Ministry of Environment, Embassy of Sweden in Korea, K-water, OB Beer
No. of Participants Approx. 50 people
Object 1. Evaluation of water solutions proposed by youth (Research thesis in Korean, posters in English)
2. Award superior research results(including Prime Minister’s Award)
Major Outcomes

(Award/Team/Project thesis)

- Prime Mnister’s Award: Dr.One, ‘Employing drones with salinity measurements and data transfer functions as a method of monitoring water quality change’
- Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Tranport’s Award: SU-Woo-Woon-Bong, ‘Measuring environment pollution by flood drainage structure design’
- Minister of Environment’s Award: Hydrogen & Oxygen, ‘Actual conditions of antibiotic resistant bacteria in river water and purification function by wetland park’
- President of Korea Water Forum’s Award: Capstone, ‘Q-drum with sterilizing device utilizing piezoelectric element’
- OB Gold Ocean Award: MulMulMulMul, ‘Effects of water sharing on germination and growth rates of soybean’



KIWW2016 Previous Outcome

Title Korea Junior Water Prize 2016
Date & time October 21(Fri) 2016, 10:00 to 17:00
Venue Daegu EXCO 36 & Auditorum
Hosts Korea Water Forum
Sponsors Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Environment, Daegu City, Gyeongsangbuk-do, K-water
No. of Participants Approx. 80 people
Object Climate change, water and sanitation, water and agriculture, water and unification of the Korean Peninsula
1. Evaluation of water solutions proposed by youth (Research thesis in Korean, posters in English)
2. Award superior research results(including Prime Minister’s Award)
Major Outcomes

(Award/Team/Project thesis)

- Prime Mnister’s Award: Drone Smart, ‘Development of reclamation and reuse system through the use of soil moisture sensors in crop growing areas and drones’
- Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Tranport’s Award: Green Tongkey, ‘A rainwater storage tank that can generate electric power’
- Minister of Environment’s Award: Su-je-min, ‘The economical and environmental advantages of applying electric and magnetic field on activated carbon’
- Governor of Gyeongsangbuk-do’s Award: 3WG, ‘Removal of water pollutants by surface charge’
- Mayor of Daegu city’s Award: Wing Wing Cross, ‘Development of technology for river management using drone and sfety spuit’
- CEO of K-water’s Award: Lee Jin Sol, ‘Improvement in people’s water saving awareness through analysis of amount of precipitation and cloud cover during 1975~2015
- President of Korea Water Forum’s Award: Water Power, ‘Teenagers’ perception of tap water: Is it drinkable?’
- Head of KJWP’s Award: To-ba-gi, ‘Extraction of alginic acid and the application plan on the water footprint’