DENVER, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CH2M is pleased to announce its participation as a founding sponsor in the Singapore International Water Week, hosted by Singapore's National Water Agency, PUB, from July 10-14, in Singapore. The biennial event gathers stakeholders from the global water industry to share best practices, showcase the latest technologies and tap business opportunities.
"Singapore International Water Week provides an important venue for thought leadership and idea exchange on the integration of water and the development of more sustainable cities now and in the future, and CH2M is once again proud to participate, sharing our expertise on water resilient cities and innovative water technology solutions," said Peter Nicol, CH2M Global Water Business Group President. "CH2M has worked with PUB for more than 20 years, and we look forward to continuing to support Singapore and the region's investment in innovative water solutions to advance the country and serve as a model for other nations."
CH2M executives and technologists are speaking on a variety of topics during the Singapore International Water Week, including benefits of implementing mainstream deammonification, maximizing opportunities in process design and operations, among other topics. A highlight of the convention is Nicol's keynote address on Effective Water Management: A Core Business Strategy for Industry, taking place on July 12, during the Water Convention Keynote Plenary. Mr. Nicol shares insights on how to keep pace with the growing industrial water market in this Water and Wastewater International article.
Additionally, CH2M Vice President and Global Operations Director Bryan Harvey, CH2M President Global Business Groups Greg McIntyre and CH2M Vice President, Technology Senior Fellow and Global Wastewater Service Team Leader Julian Sandino are participating and speaking during the Water Leaders Summit. Bringing together global water industry leaders, government regulators and policy think-tanks, participants will discuss water in the urban context, delving into critical issues such as water accessibility, sustainability and supply resilience in cities, following the theme "Water and Cities: Pathways to Sustainability and Resilience." Specifically, Mr. Harvey, Mr. McIntyre and Mr. Sandino will host a discussion on The New Rules of Water Infrastructure and Technologies. The session will highlight the wide range of technologies and solutions available to city planners and the water industry, sparking conversations on innovative solutions to creating water resilient cities and using wastewater as a resource.
CH2M has a strong local presence in Singapore. For more than two decades, the firm has supported PUB on implementing major water infrastructure projects, including serving as program manager and designer for the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System, which won the 'Water Project of the Year' at the Global Water Intelligence Global Awards in 2009; the Changi Water Reclamation Plant, one of the world's largest water reclamation plants; and PUB's Active, Beautiful, Clean Waters (ABC Waters) program, which launched in April 2006 and has helped transform the water bodies in Singapore beyond their utilitarian functions, creating new community spaces, as well as a higher quality of living in Singapore. PUB honored CH2M with its Watermark Award earlier this year for its legacy of advocating water sustainability through community outreach activities and partnership on numerous milestone projects that lead the way in the area of water stewardship and encourage the community to take ownership of Singapore's water resources, helping contribute to its water sustainability.
Learn about CH2M's water solutions and more during the Singapore International Water Week by visiting CH2M's booth #L10.
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