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Activist Rajendra Singh wins Stockholm Water Prize 2015 Singh, who is widely popular as the 'Water Man', was named the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for improving water security in rural India, and for showing extraordinary courage and determination in his quest to improve the living conditions for … Read more on Economic Times

2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize winner announced STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, September 4, 2014 — The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) announced that Hayley Todesco from Canada has received the 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for inventing a method that uses sand filters to treat oil … Read more on WaterWorld

World Water Week: we must replicate Stockholm's water improvements As a wealthy city, Stockholm is a world away from the places in which WaterAid works in the developing world, but this wasn't always so. Up until the 1860s, Stockholm's residents drew water from wells and ponds. Diarrhoea and pneumonia were the main … Read more on…

Water Efficiency Must be the Guiding Star in Fight to Eradicate Hunger and Poverty STOCKHOLM, Sept. 5, 2014 /CNW/ – The 2014 World Water Week, focusing on energy and water, closed today with participants jointly emphasising the importance of a water goal, as well as intimate integration of energy and water in the Post-2015 … Read…

COMMENT: Canadian student wins 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize Haley Todesco, a Canadian student, is the big winner in Stockholm this week. She received the 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for inventing a method of using sand filters to separate oil and water, leaving the water clean and reusable. Sand filter … Read more on Canadian…

Xylem recognizes 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize winner for research on … RYE BROOK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, congratulates Hayley Todesco of Canada, the winner of the 2014 Stockholm Junior … Read more on Business Wire (press release)

DANC funding will help Brasher, Stockholm with current costs of joint water … BRASHER FALLS — Brasher officials say $ 25,000 in funding from the Development Authority of the North Country will allow them to cover the costs they've incurred so far in working with Stockholm town officials to create a joint water district. Both…

"Most Progressive Water Utility in Africa" Wins 2014 Stockholm Industry Water … eThekwini Water & Sanitation, a part of Durban Municipality in South Africa, is named the 2014 winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award, for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation services. "This recognition … Read more on PR Newswire…

`Most progressive water utility in Africa` wins 2014 Stockholm … Dakar and Stockholm — eThekwini Water & Sanitation, a part of Durban Municipality in South Africa, has been named the 2014 winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award, for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation … Read more on Environmental Expert (press…

WEF Member Associations Send Aspiring Water Scientists To The US Stockholm … The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2014 state winners of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP)—the most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project (see complete list below). WEF Member Associations … Read more on Water Online (press release)

2014 Stockholm Water Prize awarded to Harvard Professor John Briscoe STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, March 31, 2014 — South Africa native John Briscoe was recently named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his contributions to global and local water management, inspired by a commitment to improving the lives of people … Read more on WaterWorld