Canadian Stockholm Junior Water Prize
The International Stockholm Junior Water Prize contest, which is held during the World Water Week in Stockholm each August, aims to encourage young people's interest in issues concerning water and the environment. The award is given annually for an outstanding water project by a young person or a small group of young people. With this, the competition seeks to inspire young people to a continued engagement for water and the environment.
The Canadian participant for the contest is selected through the Canada Wide Science Fair by a panel of judges supplied by the Canadian Member
Associations of the Water Environment Federation and the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association. The winner of the Canadian Stockholm Junior Water Prize contest competes at the International Contest.
The CSJWP competition has been run since 2003 (11 years, 9 projects, 15 students, 1 Diploma of Excellence (Mary Zhao-2009), 1 Winner (2010-Alexandre Allard and Danny Luong)
National involvement in organizing committee and funding by national Water Environment Associations (BCWWA, WCWEA, WEAO, RESEAU, ACWWA, CWWA)....read more