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Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Stockholm Junior Water Prize:

Annabelle M. Rayson, a student from Canada received the prestigious 2022 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for her research on how to treat and prevent harmful algae blooms.

  • Harmful Algal Blooms, or HABs, occur when colonies of algae grow out of control and produce toxic or harmful effects on people, fish, shellfish, marine mammals and birds.
  • Stockholm Junior Water is an international competition where students aged 15 to 20 years present solutions to major water challenges.
  • It has been organized every year since 1997 by the Stockholm International Water Institute, with Xylem, an American water technology provider.
  • This prize is a popular part of the World Water Week.