The King presents the Stockholm Water Prize

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Colin Chartres from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) receives the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize from The King during a ceremony at Stockholm City Hall. Photo: Marc Femenia/Scanpix

On Thursday 30 August, The King presented the Stockholm Water Prize.
This year's winner, Colin Chartres from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), received the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize during a ceremony at Stockholm City Hall.
 
A banquet was held after the award ceremony. In his speech, The King spoke about the importance of not wasting the Earth's resources and thinking about the next generation.
 
In the morning, The King attended a seminar at which issues including water supply were discussed.
 
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