SINC Editor Eva Rodríguez, special mention at the 6th Aqualia Journalism Award

The winners of the 6th Aqualia Journalism Award were announced this Thursday. In this issue, one of two special mentions went to Eva Rodrigueseditor of SINC, for her reporting The 21st century abandons that ‘seeding’ of water to adapt to the climate crisisfocused on the ancestral and current practice of trenching in Sierra Nevada.

The work Clean Water for Algeciras signed by the journalist Rachel Montenegro for the Europa Sur newspaper was the winner of this year’s award.

The report ‘The 21st century ditches that ‘seed’ water to adapt to the climate crisis’ received special mention

“Without journalism, the water sector would not have a voice to point out issues relevant to citizens. At Aqualia we are aware of this value and that is why we promote these awards”, he highlighted. Félix ParraCEO of the company during the awards ceremony held today at the headquarters of the Madrid Press Association (APM).

The first honorable mention went to the Colombian journalist Vanessa da Cruz for the article Water: increasingly scarce and not very renewable for the Colombian. For your part, Eva Gonzálezwith your article for Confidential Let’s fill the car’s tank with pig slurryreceived the second honorable mention.

In addition to the special mention of Eva Rodríguez, another was given to the report The tank that fights the storm made for RTVE by Ruben Ortega, Hugo Kukla and David Pajuelo.

Writing about water management has an award

The total endowment of the Aqualia Journalism Award is one total of 8,000 eurosof which 3,000 goes to the winner, 1,500 for each of the second prizes and 1,000 for each honorable mention.

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The Aqualia Journalism Prize aims to underline the importance of Integrated water cycle management in the daily lives of citizens. In addition, it is a recognition of the informative work of journalists who contribute with their work to increase the culture of water as a scarce and precious commodity.

In the sixth edition of the competition, aimed at journalistic works published in the Spanish media and, for the first time, in the Colombian media, 49 jobs in print or digital media.

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