News archive

July 2018

PUB and NEA calling over S$5 billion in tenders for Tuas Nexus

16-07-2018

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, and the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be calling tenders with a total estimated value of more than S$5 billion over the next five years for civil, mechanical and electrical engineering works for the Tuas Nexus. Tuas Nexus – the integration of PUB’s Tuas Water Reclamation Plant …

Editor’s pickDigitalising water: The smart way to save

16-07-2018

 Water - specifically, the lack of the stuff - occupies a special place in the Singaporean consciousness. We simply do not have enough space to collect and store all of the rainwater that we will need for later consumption. More than half of Singapore's daily demand has to be imported from Malaysia, by way of a 99-year water agreement. Our …

WER open access article describes research on mainstream nitritation-anammox processes

13-07-2018

The open access article in the July 2018 issue of Water Environment Research(WER) discusses the progress in research on mainstream nitritation‐anammox processes as well as the possibilities of future development. “In their review of mainstream nitritation/anammox wastewater treatment, Li et al. discuss the current status and major …

National Parks Board and PUB receive global tech awards

13-07-2018

Singapore’s National Parks Board (NParks) and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, recently received the Special Achievement in GIS (geographic information system) (SAG) award, in recognition of their innovation and excellence in applying location analytics for improving Singapore’s key public services. Selected from among …

IDA leads PUB-IDA and water reuse business forum at SIWW

13-07-2018

The International Desalination Association (IDA) led a thought-provoking PUB-IDA Business Forum focused on Desalination and Water Reuse: Enhancing Climate Resilience for Cities as part of the 2018 Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), exploring key developments in markets around the world. His Excellency Ali Al-Hazmi, Governor of …

CleanEnviro Summit: CDE and YTL promote manufactured sands to improve project efficiency

12-07-2018

Batu Tiga Quarry Sdn Bhd, YTL Corporation Berhad’s quarry division, operates 15 quarry sites with 25 crushing and screening plants in Peninsular Malaysia, producing more than 21 million tons of quarry products per year. The division produces various sizes of quarry products including 20mm, 10mm, Quarry Dust, Crusher Run, Ballast, Armour …

Editor’s pickAtkins to revitalise Tsui Ping River in Hong Kong

12-07-2018

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been appointed by the Drainage Services Department (DSD) of the Hong Kong SAR Government to undertake the design and construction (D&C) for the revitalisation of Tsui Ping River in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong. The project aims to revitalise the existing nullah into a green and vibrant river. The scope …