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19.09.2011

Advertisement: Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012 - Call for Nominations

Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012 (Image: Singapore International Water Week)

Honouring outstanding contributions towards solving global water problems!

A water technopreneur who pioneered a groundbreaking solution in membrane technology. An environmental scientist with a breakthrough solution for used water treatment. An innovative organisation that transformed the lives of millions through integrated river basin management. A technologist who revolutionised used water treatment.

What do they have in common? Be it innovative technologies or holistic water management policies, the achievements of Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize laureates, Dr Andrew Benedek, Professor Gatze Lettinga, the Yellow River Conservancy Commission and Dr James Barnard, represent the pinnacle in sustainable water solutions that have made a difference to lives around the world.

Singapore International Water Week is now calling for nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012. The highlight of the Water Week, the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize recognises outstanding contributions towards solving global water problems by either applying revolutionary technologies or the implementation of innovative policies and programmes that benefit humanity.

This prestigious international award is named after Singapore’s former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, who championed the development of Singapore’s water sustainability efforts.

Nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012 are now open until 31 October 2011.

For more information, visit www.siww.com.sg or email leekuanyewwaterprize@siww.com.sg

Picture: Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012 (Image: Singapore International Water Week)

Source: Singapore International Water Week

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