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Bentley Announces Autodesk License Upgrade Program

13-07-2016

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced its Autodesk License Upgrade Program. For consideration by owners of Autodesk perpetual licenses facing Autodesk’s imminent deadline for the write-off of the future value of their investment, Bentley …

Enormous numbers expected as Registration opens for WWEM 2016

13-07-2016

WWEM 2016, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition will take place in Telford (UK) 2-3 November, and registration is now open. This will be the seventh WWEM in a series that began in 2005, with each event larger and more popular than its predecessor. “WWEM 2016 will be no exception,” …

OTT Hydromet partners with sister company Sea-Bird

13-07-2016

The OTT Hydromet Group has announced a new distribution strategy for the Sea-Bird Coastal product range of water quality sensors and monitors. “These instruments fit very well with our range of water monitoring technologies,” says OTT’s European Sales Manager Marcus Meckelmann. “We also share similar customer bases, so the …

New ISO standard to help communities manage sustainable development

12-07-2016

How can a community become more sustainable? What strategy should it adopt? A new ISO standard will help communities answer these questions and put in place a framework to become more sustainable and resilient.Rapid urbanization, both in the developed and the developing world, brings with it challenges for local, national and regional authorities …

The highway towards future China

12-07-2016

The Jingxin Expressway stretches from Beijing to Urumqi. 2,500 kilometres across the Gobi desert, mountains and megacities. Pumping stations from Grundfos makes fresh water available along the road. China is constantly developing. From east to west opportunities arise, and the giant country needs great infrastructure to connect its many growing …

Dutch Water Ambassador and Former Water Advisor to Obama Is Keynote Speaker at SIWW

12-07-2016

“Climate resilience is becoming of essential importance to cities. Ninety percent of the world’s disasters are related to water and they will become more frequent and severe in the future. Governments should not just react to events, but be prepared for them,” according to Henk Ovink. As the former senior advisor …

MODELS OF INNOVATION HONOURED AT LEE KUAN YEW PRIZE AWARD CEREMONY

12-07-2016

The Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2016 and the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016 were presented respectively to the city of Medellín, Colombia, and world-renowned hydrogeologist Professor John Anthony Cherry this evening by the Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong. The 2016 Laureates were honoured in an audience of global industry …