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02 Sep, 2019, 09:22 BST SIWI World Water Week, the World's Most Influential Movement Focused on Transforming Global Water Challenges, Draws to an End After an Amazing Week of Innovation, Inspiration and Collaboration

Millions of lives could be at risk if we don't take the water crisis and global warming more seriously. World Water Week closed on Friday amid calls...


27 Aug, 2019, 23:51 BST Macinley Butson From Australia Wins Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2019

Macinley Butson from Australia has been announced the winner of the prestigious 2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of...


26 Aug, 2019, 21:26 BST World Water Week Opens With Calls for Action on Water Equality

Humanity can only tackle today's major challenges if access to water is distributed more fairly. When World Water Week, the leading event on global...


31 Aug, 2018, 20:28 BST Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI): Future Leaders Make Their Mark at World Water Week

Water is everybody's business. And the younger generations are on a mission to take the lead globally, as evident during World Water Week 2018....


29 Aug, 2018, 10:03 BST Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu From Singapore Win Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2018

Two students from Singapore, Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu, won the 2018 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for producing reduced graphene...


22 Mar, 2018, 12:00 GMT Biotech Pioneers, Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht, Win 2018 Stockholm Water Prize

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht are named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater...


01 Sep, 2017, 16:10 BST World Water Week Closes: Values of Water Must Be Better Understood

Understanding and recognizing the many different values attached to water is a key to more efficient use - a must as more people have to share the...


29 Aug, 2017, 21:51 BST Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang from the USA win 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Two students from the USA, Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang, received the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize on Tuesday for their novel approach to detect ...


28 Aug, 2017, 21:14 BST World Water Week Opens in Stockholm: Water is Fundamental to Achieving the Global Goals

World leaders, water experts, development professionals, policy-makers, and one astronaut, have gathered in Stockholm for a week-long meeting focused ...