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Cherry awarded Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize for 2016


July 13, 2016
By Singapore International Water Week

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He has been a major influence in advancing global recognition of ground water processes and the development of better field methods for monitoring ground water contamination. Photo courtesy Singapore International Water Week

Singapore – Professor John Anthony Cherry was recently awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016 for his contributions to the advancement of ground water science policies, and technologies.

A world-renowned hydrogeologist, Cherry’s revolutionary research in collaboration with international partners has provided the global ground water community with a better scientific framework to formulate policies and best practices. He has been a major influence in advancing global recognition of ground water processes and the development of better field methods for monitoring ground water contamination.

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