2016 Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize for solving the world’s water challenges ($300,000 Prize)

Application Deadline: June 1st 2015

The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize honours outstanding contributions by individuals or organisations towards solving the world’s water challenges by 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 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.

Who can Nominate/Nominated

  • Leaders of international water companies and water utilities,
  • Top academics in water research, policy and management,
  • Heads of international organisations, members of government, or distinguished individuals in the water industry are welcome to submit nominations.


  • The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016 laureate will receive S$300,000, a certificate, and a gold medallion at the award ceremony to be held during Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2016.


Nominate Now for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016


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