Chiao said AECOMs involvement in SIWW
extends the companys ongoing efforts in engaging key players in the public, private and education sectors, as well as challenging new generations of designers, planners and engineers on reimagining how cities in Asia Pacific can build resiliency, and meet the challenges of sustainability and enhanced quality of life.
Held in between the main SIWW
editions, the SIWW
Spotlight series are exclusive by-invitation events to continue the dialogue from SIWW
and foster ongoing exchanges on pressing challenges faced by the water industry worldwide.
With the pioneering projects in the clean energy sector, the mega-investments and rapid growth of R&D centres, plus Singapore's efforts in hosting global knowledge-sharing events such as SIWW
, and the government's commitment to develop R&D and manpower capabilities, Singapore is well poised to be a leader in this fast-growing sector.
The outcomes from the two-day summit will be supplemented with case studies and compiled into a global blueprint for water solutions, and will help shape the content and discussions for SIWW
R&D and innovation are at the forefront of the quest for water sustainability, and SIWW
connects leaders and organizations across the water ecosystem to exchange ideas and experiences on real-world solutions, establishing valuable partnerships in these areas.
, Singapore, June 25, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - Linda Macpherson, Vice President and Reuse Principal Technologist with CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, will address attendees of Singapore International Water Week to discuss "Water: Nature's Amazing Reusable Resource.
Through #SIWWPledge, we want to do our part to rally the global community towards finding sustainable water and sanitation solutions for the world," said Mr Maurice Neo, Managing Director of SIWW
, Singapore, June 25, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - Three research groups from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS) will each receive close to S$2 million of research funds to carry out R&D on the rapid detection of the waterborne parasite Cryptosporidium spp.
Other Singapore companies actively pursuing water projects in the GCC include Sembcorp who announced during SIWW
a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) in the UAE to develop and build a new seawater reverse osmosis facility with potable water production capacity of around 30 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD).
, Singapore, June 25, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - Dow Epoxy Systems, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), and RS Technik Group (including RS Technik, RS Lining Systems and Maxliner) announced today that they will form a global commercial alliance focusing on the sewer pipeline rehabilitation market, specifically on the trenchless technology called cured-in-place pipe (CIPP).
New features of this year's WCS, SIWW
and CESS include:
As a Founding Sponsor of the Singapore International Water Week ("SIWW
") in 2008, Salcon is currently featured at the ongoing SIWW
2010, which runs from 28 June to 2 July 2010.