Stockholm Water Prize 2022

AWARDS AND SPORTS

  • The Stockholm Water Prize Laureate 2022 was won by Professor Emeritus Wilfried Brutsaert for his work to quantify environmental evaporation.
  • He is a Professor in Engineering Emeritus at Cornell University, USA.
  • He will be receiving a glass statue along with 1 million Swedish krona which is equivalent to around USD 104,000.
  • The Stockholm Water Prize was awarded for the first time in 1991 to people and organizations for extraordinary water-related achievements.
  • The Stockholm Water Prize is also known as the Nobel Prize of water and awarded by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), a not-for-profit organization.

Facts to know:

 

  • Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) was established in 1991.
  • Headquarters of SIWI: Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Executive Director of SIWI: Mr. Torgny Holmgren.
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