‘Water Man of India’ Takes Prize for Bringing Hope to A Dry Future

March 21, 2015 7:48 PM

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While the Nobel Peace Prize may applaud many great acts of human kindness and perseverance, not every year's winners are designated as those that feed the masses or even bring essential components of life, such as water, to those in need. In order to applaud these efforts, the Stockholm Water Prize was created as the unofficial "Nobel Prize for water", and each year it recognizes those fighting in the most impoverished nations for potable water to be brought to masses. This year's laureate, however, is one for the record books as he alone has brought water to 1,000 villages across northern India.

While the Nobel Peace Prize may applaud many great acts of human kindness and perseverance, not every year's winners are designated as those that feed the masses or even bring essential components of life, such as water, to those in need. In order to applaud these efforts, the Stockholm Water Prize ...

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