World Water Week held in Stockholm - Awards and reports

Water Prize to Professor Perry L. McCarty of Stanford University Stockholm Industry Water Award goes to PUB of Singapore Read More. The Junior Water Award goes to a group of Mexican high-school students for their innovative project on the elimination of lead from water in cost- and time-efficient practical method using eggshells - a biowaste. Read More

Some Reports Released at the Event:

  • On the Verge of a New Water Scarcity: A Call for Good Governance and Human Ingenuity "In spite of the fact that physical water scarcity is a dire reality for millions of people, it is still not properly understood nor recognised in many front-line discussions" Read More
  • Agriculture, Water and Ecosystems. "Since the amount of food needed is expected to roughly double by 2050, this is a real cause for concern in terms of water use" . Read More
  • Making Anti-Corruption Approaches Work for the Poor: Issues for consideration in the development of pro-poor anti-corruption strategies in water services and irrigation. Read More
  • Planning for Drinking Water and Sanitation in Peri-Urban Areas: A proposed framework for strategic choices for sustainable living Read More

Check back on the blog for more news and outcomes from World Water Week.

All documents here are courtesy the Stockholm International Water Institute. More information about World Water Week is at

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