Water & Wastewater Asia January/February 2021


DIGITAL TWINS: Better-informed decisions, better outcomes
The Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure Conference went digital for the first time ever in 2020. At this virtual platform, Water & Wastewater Asia spoke with Gregg Herrin, Vice President, Water Infrastructure (Bentley Systems) to find out how Digital Twins enable water utilities to visualise infrastructure assets across the entire lifecycle, track change, and perform analysis to optimise asset performance.

Leaky pipes a thing of the past
From listening sticks and geophones in the ’70s to inline pipe inspection tools today, Singapore’s PUB stays on top on the leak detection game.

What’s next for cities after the pandemic?
The impact COVID-19 has on cities has highlighted the need for urban planners and municipalities to re-evaluate what a city needs to resilient in the ‘new normal’ – whether it is reconsidering public infrastructure that would minimise contact, facilitating increased sanitation, coping with heightened demand for essentials, or even managing the effective delivery of municipal services in these circumstances.