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PUB’s Industrial Solutions Forum: What is it?

24-11-2017

Although recycling by large industries presently stands at 20 per cent, there is a need to increase this for a sustainable water supply and management. To that end, PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, has been actively working with large water users, and providing support to companies who wish to implement their own industrial water …

Kohler once again earns EPA recognition and acknowledgement

24-11-2017

Kohler Co. has earned its fifth consecutive Sustained Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Kohler, the leading manufacturer of kitchen and bath plumbing products in the U.S., has partnered with the EPA's WaterSense® program since 2007, and was recognised again in 2017 for its leadership in water-saving product …

PUB breaks ground for the construction of DTSS Phase 2 conveyance system

23-11-2017

Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the enhanced conveyance system of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2 to mark the start of the construction work. Officiated by the Guest of Honour, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, the ceremony was held at the …

Decisive call for greater collaboration on sustainable development made at RBF

23-11-2017

When he spoke at the 6th edition of the Responsible Business Forum for Sustainable Development (RBF) currently being held in Singapore, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister of the Environment and Water Resources, made a decisive call for collaboration across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region on climate change, water resource management, as well as economic …

Singapore: PUB seeks various views in setting standards in water efficiency

22-11-2017

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, recently announced that they were seeking various views from the industry regarding the development of benchmarks and best practices in water efficiency for the building sector at the Water Efficiency Awards. Held in conjunction with the Industrial Water Solutions Forum, the event was graced by Mr …

Multiple cases of Legionnaires’ disease confirmed in California

22-11-2017

According to ABC7, after visitors to the theme park were afflicted with Legionnaires’ disease and Disneyland shut down its cooling towers, three more cases were found and confirmed in Orange County, California, United States (U.S.). Two of the three new cases involve visitors to Disneyland, according to the Orange Country Health Care Agency …

Editor’s pickDiehl Metering lays the groundwork for the AMR system in Vietnam

21-11-2017

In Vietnam, Diehl Metering is helping Ho Chi Minh City to achieve its vision of becoming a smart city with the installation of their AMR system to advance the utility front and equip them with countless advantages. Diehl Metering piloted the AMR system in two of the city’s districts, and is now looking to transform the market. The job …

Enterprise Rent-A-Car supports rivers and watersheds with US$30 million donation

21-11-2017

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation recently announced a US$30 million donation to the Nature Conservancy, an international non-profit organisation working to address critical conservation issues around the world. The five-year donation – named the Routes & Roots: Enterprise Healthy Rivers Project – will help support The Nature …

Editor’s pickLas Vegas, Malta, and Marrakech: Managing scarce water resources

20-11-2017

Las Vegas Las Vegas, Malta, and Marrakech – three very different tourist-infested locations with very different cultures, languages, and cities, are bound by one thing. In all three bustling cities, beneath a cover of seemingly separate metropolises and geographies, water supplies are dwindling, but innovation and learning are rising, as …