8/26/2015 City of Mountain View Media Release City of Mountain View
Office of the City Manager
500 Castro St., 3rd Floor
Mountain View, CA 94039

MEDIA RELEASE 08262015-1
Subject :

Water Conservation Takes Top Prize in MV Apps Challenge
Contact : Roger Jensen
CIO/Information Technology Director
(650) 903-6027

(Mountain View, Calif.) — The top prizewinner of the 2015 Mountain View Apps Challenge is AAF Consultants. The winning team, led by Dr. Aamir and Saima Farooqui, will receive $2,000 for coming up with the idea for a device and app that monitors water use, allows water waste reporting and provides tips on how to conserve more water. The second place team, led by Michael Chiu, will receive $1,000 for presenting the MyCity app idea that aggregates news about the city, displays utility information and allows users to report issues to the city from their phones. The third place team, led by Preet Anand, will receive $500 for presenting the BlueLight app idea to improve emergency response times for 9-1-1 calls made from mobile devices.For more information and video interviews with all nine finalists, visit www.MountainView.gov/AppsChallenge  or follow us on Facebook.MountainView.gov, twitter.MountainView.gov and www.MountainView.gov/GooglePlus # # #

Secondary Contact Person:

Shonda Ranson, Communications Coordinator Sranson@mountainview.gov, (650) 903-6302