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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 …

S$200 million funding boost for Singapore’s water industry over the next five years

12-07-2016

Singapore to tap on strengths in water to develop solutions for the world, accelerate the commercialisation and export of technologies, and build a range of niche capabilities and talent. Singapore’s water industry is set to grow further with a S$200 million boost from the National Research Foundation (NRF) under the Research, Innovation …

PUB & NEA to call tenders for DTSS Phase 2 and IWMF projects

12-07-2016

‘Water-Energy-Waste Nexus: The Singapore Journey' showcase was also unveiled on the opening day of SIWW & CESS 2016 PUB, Singapore’s national water agency and the National Environment Agency of Singapore (NEA), will be calling tenders from this year onwards for the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2 and the Integrated …

Amsterdam and Singapore Water Utilities enter into a partnership for knowledge sharing

12-07-2016

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, and Waternet, Amsterdam’s water cycle company, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to exchange knowledge and learn from each other’s experiences throughout the entire water cycle, including used water treatment. PUB Chief Executive Ng Joo Hee and Waternet Chief Executive …