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Dec 1, 2013
Since Elbonia is completely underwater already, wouldn't the best idea be to send water purification tablets? Notice, the challenge is 'getting fresh water to Elbonia', not actually sending it. I think that plan is worth a pat on the back from DHB.
 
 
Dec 1, 2013
Not only nobody else entered the competition, they didn't even bother to show up for award ceremony.
 
 
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Dec 1, 2013
Bob Engvall could have done this one.

CEO: We need innovative ideas on how to deliver water to Elbonia.
Wally: A Box.

Here's your sign.
 
 
Dec 1, 2013
Moorkhjee, that was my first question? What's the prize? If it's nothing, why even enter? All you'll get will be effort-free answers.
 
 
Dec 1, 2013
Wally's award-winning idea was used by the U.S. Navy in the Philippines to deliver fresh water to hurricane survivors:

"In addition, Sailors onboard George Washington are using innovation when possible - taking empty 48-cubic-foot containers used for shipping large material, lining them with plastic, then filling them with water and freezing the entire container. This frozen container of ice can then be delivered via helo, where it will melt into water when it reaches those on the ground."

http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=77690
 
 
 
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