Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm, today announced its participation as a Gold Sponsor for the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) which will be held from 10 – 14 July 2016. In support of the 7th edition of SIWW, the global platform to share and co-create innovative water solutions, Arup will showcase their extensive experience in delivering solutions for complex water management, waste and energy issues.
“Water security is one of the most tangible and fastest-growing social, political and economic challenges faced today. We are pleased to support the Singapore International Water Week and contribute to the debate around water management, leveraging our global expertise and breadth of knowledge to give a new perspective on the complex global issue,” said Mark Fletcher, Global Water Business Leader, Arup.
Various Arup experts on water management will be presenting at SIWW covering a few key hot topics identified at this year’s forum:
• Effective and Efficient Wastewater Management – Drainage & sewer management – Mark Fletcher, Global Water Business Leader, Arup
• Design With Water – Justin Abbot, Director and Global Water Skills Leader, Arup
• The Future Of Urban Water: Scenarios For Urban Water Utilities In 2040 – Daniel Lambert, Australasia Water and Urban Renewal Leader
• Stormwater Resilience In Post-Sandy New York – Janine Witko, Americas Water Business Leader
Arup will also be launching Venturi at the TechXchange Programme. Venturi is a public domain platform connecting water companies to technology leaders, and provides users a more robust, efficient and adept way in ensuring implementation of innovative technologies and business KPIs.
“The Asia Pacific launch is set to revolutionise the water market here, and set a precedent in addressing the way water issues and needs are met,” said Martin Shouler, Associate Director, Arup.
With decades of experience and credentials, Arup continues to harness their expertise and collaborative thinking to deliver more sustainable solutions for water operators. Their design expertise was recognised on one of the world’s largest wastewater treatment facility, the Harbour Area Treatment Scheme Stage 2A and the innovative Sludge Treatment Facility (Hong Kong). Lake Mead (Las Vegas), another complex infrastructure project that Arup was lead consultant on, was recently being conferred top honours at the Global Water Awards 2016.