Under Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Patronage, Prince Sultan World Water Prize Awarded, at UN HQ
New York, Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, awarding ceremony of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water, was held at the United Nations headquarters, in New York.
The prize was awarded by the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Abdulrahman bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Fadhli to the winners.
Award of surface water was awarded for developing a new theory capable of producing unprecedented estimates of evaporation from the surface of the earth.
Another award was awarded for developing and applying key theoretical and software tools that accurately describe the mechanism of water transport, in subterranean groundwater systems.
Alternative Water Resources award was awarded for invention of a solar device using an innovative organic metal frame to get water directly from the atmosphere.
Source: Saudi Press Agency