#WaterHeroes

Nominate your water hero for the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize!

Since 1991, Stockholm Water Prize has recognized 26 heroes from various fields and continents for their important water work. We know that the world is filled with enthusiasts like these, with a passion to building a better, water-wise world, in any way they can.

Who is your #WaterHero? Nominate now for the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize.


An overview of our winners


SWP-1995

1995

Water Aid

“Assistance that does not dry up when pumps break down”

SWP-2000

2000

Prof Kader Asmal

“Rewriting South Africa’s water laws”

2005

2005

Centre for Science and Environment

“Building a water-literate society”

2015

2015

Shri Rajendra Singh

“Making dried-up rivers flow again”

joan-rose-water-hero

2016

Prof. Joan Rose

 ” from research to legislation, practice and raising awareness”

SWP-2016-2

2017

Who is our next Water Hero?

Deadline for nomination is 25 September. A shortlist of candidates will be selected by the Nominating Committee. Nominators of shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide detailed nominations. Please note that nominations must be submitted in English and that self-nominations are not allowed.  For more information please visit our FAQ.