2nd Quarter 2019
Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020 opens for nominations
May 16, 2019
In conjunction with World Water Day on 22 March, Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), a global platform to share and co-create innovative water solutions, has officially opened its call for nominations for the 2020 cycle of Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize (LKYWP) award.
LKYWP honours outstanding contributions by individuals or organisations towards solving the world’s water challenges by developing or applying innovative technologies, policies or programmes that benefit humanity. The international award is named after Singapore’s first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, whose foresight and leadership has enabled Singapore to attain a sustainable water supply.
The honour roll for the Water Prize includes laureates who have developed groundbreaking solutions in membrane technology and used water treatment, as well as holistic water policies and management practices that have benefitted the lives of millions globally.
The LKYWP 2020 laureate will be announced on World Water Day, and will receive SG$300,000, a gold medallion and a certificate at the award ceremony during SIWW 2020, held from 5–9 July 2020 in Singapore.
Nominations close on 1 July 2019.