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MyanmarWater Officially Launched its First CSR Programme in Myanmar

26-07-2018
MyanmarWater, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Yangon City Development Committee, Myanmar Engineering Society, Seikkyi Kanaungto School

Bringing its commitment to help improving the water supply and sanitation in Myanmar, a drinking water facility was officially set in motion as part of MyanmarWater's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. MyanmarWater, in great collaboration with Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) and Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) put up a …

Editor’s pickCould digital transformation solve our water and climate crisis?

26-07-2018
Water, Wastewater, Asia, SMART, Technologies, Kim Jensen, Grundfos, Climate, Market, Industry

By Kim Jensen, Grundfos’ Regional Managing Director for Asia Pacific Ensuring water security – sustainable access to water for enabling livelihoods, human well-being and socio-economic development – has emerged as a key priority on every nation’s agenda over the last decade. World Water Day aims to highlight this …

Successful close to Singapore International Water Week with high-value business deals

25-07-2018
SIWW, Singapore International Water Week, World Cities Summit, CleanENviro Summit Singapore, Water Leaders Summit

Singapore International Water Week 2018 (SIWW), the global water conference held from 8th to 12th July 2018, concluded on a high, garnering close to S$23 billion in total value for the announcements on projects awarded, tenders, investments and MOUs. Gathering high-level speakers from government, industry and international organisations, the …

World Cities Summit 2018 embraces future-ready cities empowered by technology, innovation and collaboration

25-07-2018
World Cities Summit, MOU, Singapore

Over 130 mayors and city leaders from 128 cities gathered at the World Cities Summit 2018 held in Singapore to share learnings and to address challenges and innovations for future-ready cities. 16 Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) and agreements were inked, paving the way for collaborations between cities and stakeholders in the public, private …

Editor’s pickNew York City DEP announces plans for $1.2 billion tunnelling project in Westchester County

25-07-2018
Tunnel, Kensico Reservoir, UV treatment plant, upgrade, New York City Department Protection, Westchester County

New tunnel will improve flexibility between vital water-supply facilities that serve more than 9 million people in New York City and Westchester County New facilities and site work at Kensico Reservoir and the ultraviolet treatment plant Public works project expected to create hundreds of jobs for local workers Kensico Reservoir (Photo …

Moving wastewater treatment underground

24-07-2018
Pantai 2 Regional Sewage Treatment Plant, P2RSTP, Kuala Lumpur, sewage catchment, Ir. Mohamed Haniffa Hj Abdul Hamid, COO, IWK, Pantai Eco Park

Despite space constraints, wastewater treatment plants are crucial in ensuring that there is enough of the vital finite resource for all. But the challenge of constructing sprawling treatment facilities with limited land has led to some innovative solutions – which in the case of Pantai 2 Regional Sewage Treatment Plant, was to bring …