News archive - March 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020

Distinguished Waterloo hydrogeologist John Cherry awarded prestigious Stockholm Water Prize

Prof. John Cherry working in a lab.

John Cherry, a distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been awarded the 2020 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his work on groundwater contamination. He's an internationally recognized and sought-after advocate for the monitoring, management and protection of groundwater resources. The announcement was made by the Stockholm International Water Institute yesterday on the United Nations World Water Day.