UN, SIWI Mark World Water Day With Award Announcements; Singapore's NEWater, Harvard Professor Are Honorees

21 Mar 2014 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TOKYO, Japan/STOCKHOLM, Sweden
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The United Nations Water (UN-Water) program and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) marked this year's World Water Day by announcing winners of major awards from each organization.UN-Water on March 21 announced that Singapore’s reclaimed water program, NEWater, is the winner of the “Water for Life” Best Practices Award of 2014. The award honors the program for demonstrating “best participatory, communication, awareness-raising and education practices.”The “Water for Life” award was established to promote long-term sustainable management of water resources and as a way to acknowledge those who are fulfilling their commitments on water...

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