Sanitation innovator Peter Morgan named 2013 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate
Dr. Peter Morgan has been named the 2013 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his work to protect the
Health and lives of millions of people through improved sanitation and water technologies. H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden will present the prize to Dr. Morgan at a Royal Award Ceremony during the 2013 World Water Week in Stockholm on September 5. Over the past four decades, Dr. Morgan has invented and advanced low-cost practical solutions to provide access t safe sanitation and clean water that are being used by millions of people worldwide.
Upon receiving the news, Dr. Morgan said: “Great strides have been made to bring safe water and sanitation to people around the world, yet countless millions are currently still denied access. This prestigious award encourages me to carry on to play my part to improve the conservation and supply of this most precious resource – water – and provide more people with access to clean sanitation.” Born in 1943 in Welling borough, United Kingdom, Dr. Morgan is a naturalized citizen of Zimbabwe. He holds a PhD in Marine Biology from the University of Hull.
Source: Stockholm International Water Institute