Bhubaneswar: Water Corporation of Odisha (WATCO) has received the prestigious ‘Distinction of Global Water Leader Award, 2022’ in the Global Water Summit held on in Madrid on Tuesday.
The Global Water Intelligence (GWI) announced the awards at the Global Water Summit 2022 Award Ceremony which recognises the industry’s greatest achievements made in the year 2021. It rewards initiatives and companies in the water, wastewater and desalination sectors that are moving the industry forward through improved operating performance, innovative technology adoption and sustainable financial models.
The Global Award has been presented to Odisha for the achievements made in providing 24×7 Drink from Tap water supply in Odisha and for accomplishing 100% house connections in the urban areas under WATCO.
The award was received by G Mathi vathanan, Principal Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Department cum Chairperson, WATCO, Odisha.
“We recognise the pioneers and innovators who have been pushing the industry to greater heights. The awardees represent outstanding quality and exceptional achievement,” said the organisers.