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Honors & Awards

The Malaysia Water Awards are presented annually for outstanding contributions to Malaysian individuals or institutions in the field of water and wastewater engineering either in Research and Management.

Awarded by the Malaysian Water Association, the Malaysia Water Awards honour achievements in science, engineering, technology, education or public policy that have resulted in significant impact in advancing the science and practice of water and wastewater engineering at national and international level. These contributions involve achievements in management and innovations, design, and engineering solutions which have immediate application to the industry as a whole.

The Malaysia Water Awards comes with a prize of a Challenge Crystal Trophy, a commemorative Plaque and RM5,000.

MWA has instituted the Malaysia Water Awards since 1994. Followings are the award winners:

  • 1994: YBhg. Dato' Ir. Kam U Tee (former General Manager of Penang Water Authority)
  • 1997: Ir. Chan Chiang Heng (General Manager of Taliworks Consortium Sdn Bhd)
  • 1998: CCM Chemicals (M) Sdn Bhd (Leading water treatment chemical company in Malaysia)
  • 1999: Malaysian Water District Engineers Action Committee
  • 2000: YBhg. Dato' Ir. Robert Voon Chen Hian (Director of PWD Sarawak)
  • 2001: Penang Water Supply Corporation Sdn Bhd
  • 2002: SAJ Holdings Sdn Bhd
  • 2005: Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd
  • 2007: Pusat Perkhidmatan Pelanggan (PUSPEL)
  • 1996: YBhg. Dato' Ir. Dr. Mohd Akbar Hj. Johari (former Director of Water Works Department N. Sembilan)
  • 2001: Prof. Dr. Lim Poh Eng (USM)
  • 2002: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azni b. Idris (UPM)
  • 2004: YBhg. Dato' Prof. Dr. Zaini bin Ujang (UTM)
  • 2003: YB Dato' Seri S. Samy Vellu, Minister of Works Malaysia
  • 2008: YB Tun Lim Keng Yaik, Minister of Energy, Water and Communications
  • 2012: YBhg. Dato’ Ir. Syed Muhammad Shahabudin (MWA Lifetime Achievement Award for the Development of MWA)
  • 2012: Ir. Chan Chiang Heng (MWA Appreciation Award for the Longest Serving Council Member)
  • 2014: YBhg Dato’ Teo Yen Hua (MWA Special Water Award for Leadership)
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