An educational tool dedicated to drinking water
Designed for a young public and their families, this serious game aims at presenting in a fun way the issues of a sustainable management of water resources.
Educational targets :
- Discover the water business
- Raise awareness towards water conservation and water resources protection
- Raise awareness about complexity of the technical and budgetary management of tap water
- Understand the water issues and anticipate future needs of users (quality / quantity).
The serious game is based on the principle of a management/strategy game. The player plays the role of a water services manager in the metropolis of Cannes.
Your mission : help us protect water !
Aquacity game immerses the player in a graphic world representing the Cannes territory (from the mountains to the sea).
The player develops his managerial skills by performing various tasks. He has to supply drinkable water to a new neighborhood, track leaks in the drinking water system, carry out repairs or renewal of the pipes.
Each operation is monitored by a virtual health authority who certifies the compliance and quality of the water distributed to residents.
In addition, the player faces the hazards affecting the public service of drinking water and must cope with emergencies such as droughts or accidental pollution of water resources.
As a manager, he must anticipate the needs for water of the population for the years to come and implement the necessary steps to preserve the environment for future generations.
The success of the game depends on management choices! All decisions have a direct impact on the budget of drinking water, the degree of user satisfaction as well as the reliability and sustainability of the service.