Irthu Suresh: Using Blockchain Tech to Reduce Water Shortages

Irthu Suresh: Using Blockchain Tech to Reduce Water Shortages


Much of the world takes water for granted. And much of the world has so little water that it’s a matter of life and death.

So how can we send water from areas of surplus to areas of need? This is the mission of Atlantis, a project devoted to solving issues stemming from climate change, focusing primarily on water. And they’re trying to crack this problem by using blockchain.

Irthu Suresh is a speaker at this year’s Consensus festival in Austin, Texas, May 29-31.

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Atlantis is not just theoretical. Across 50 villages in the region of Chikmagalur, India, Atlantis deployed a Web3 solution that incentivized people to effectively transfer water from

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