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Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize


The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize honours outstanding contributions by individuals or organisations towards solving the world’s water challenges by developing or applying innovative technologies, policies or programmes which benefit humanity.

This prestigious 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.

Since its inception in 2008, the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize (LKYWP) Laureates has gained a standing in the global water arena as the premier Water Prize amongst its peers, by focusing on innovative water technologies, policies or programmes that have been game-changers in their real-world application. The honour roll for the Water Prize includes laureates with ground-breaking solutions in membrane technology, used water treatment, as well as holistic water policies and management that have benefitted the lives of millions. Their achievements represent the pinnacle in sustainable water solutions that have made a difference to cities and people around the world.

The submission of nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020 follows a rigorous two-stage process. The Nominating Committee will thoroughly evaluate all nominations received and make their recommendations to the Prize Council. The Prize Council will then decide on the prize winner.

Nomination is now closed.


Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize (18 April 2022)

Date: Monday, 18 April 2022
Time: 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Venue: Grand Ballroom, Level 5, Sands Expo & Convention Centre

Date: Monday, 18 April 2022
Time: 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Venue: Grand Ballroom, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Fee: S$350

Prize Sponsor

Temasek Foundation supports a diverse range of programmes that uplift lives and communities in Singapore and beyond. Temasek Foundation’s programmes are made possible through philanthropic endowments gifted by Temasek, as well as gifts and other contributions from other donors. These programmes strive towards achieving positive outcomes for individuals and communities now, and for generations to come. Collectively, Temasek Foundation’s programmes strengthen social resilience, foster international exchange and regional capabilities, advance science, and protect the planet. For more information, visit Temasek Foundation - Temasek Foundation.