The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020
Nomination deadline extended to 15 July 2019
“I am truly honoured to be a recipient of the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize, one of the most prestigious global water accolades. I am confident the pioneering spirit and innovative mindset represented by the Water Prize will further encourage future generations of talents to realise our shared goal of providing access to safe water for all."
Professor Rita Colwell
Professor Rita Colwell was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2018 for her pioneering insights into microbial water quality surveillance, and her pivotal contributions in translating these insights into concrete practices and policies to better manage waterborne diseases and protect public health.
The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020 laureate will receive S$300,000, a certificate, and a gold medallion at the award ceremony to be held during SIWW 2020. The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020 laureate will be announced in March 2020.
We are pleased to share that the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020 nomination deadline will be extended to 15 July 2019. Submit your nominations today.