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16/06 [Webinar] : Sustainable Water Solutions: Efficiency in Waste Water Treatment Technologies

Singapore Water Association(SWA) and International Water Association(IWA) co-organised webinar Sustainable Water Solutions: Efficiency in Waste Water Treatment Technologies on 16th June 2021 was well attended by more than 90 participants.  SWA Executive Director Ms Vivien Seong gave an overview of SWA activities while Dr Li Hong, Asia and Oceania Regional Director of IWA presented IWA updates followed by technology presentations by Mattenplant, Century Waters, Soutech Technology and Marche Polytechnic University.

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10/06: [LIVE] : Sharing on PUB’s R & D Focus Areas and Upcoming Initiatives

The sharing session by Ms Gu Yan (Division Head of Tech Scannings & Partnerships, Tech Dept)  shed light with 116 attendees on PUB’s Technology Roadmaps, the new R&D focus areas (e.g. waste reduction and resource recovery, decarbonisation) and upcoming initiatives in sourcing innovation and partnerships (e.g. upcoming grant calls, global innovation challenges).  

Download PUB’s presentation deck HERE

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03/06: [Webinar] : Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) Smart-Product-Solutions

Mr. Gilad Yogev, Senior Product Manager of MABR Products at Fluence Corporation shared with 75 attendees on Fluence unique patented MABR technology to treat the wastewater in a more efficient and cost-effective way by innovative aeration process, including nitrification & denitrification.  Fluence has not only owned wide-range of MABR configurations, they would also like to share the experience on many MABR-based wastewater treatment projects in China, US, Israel, Europe, Southeast Asia etc globally.

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27/05: [Webinar] : Storming Innovations with SIMTech

More than 60 participants ‘stormed’ SIMTech’s technologies on 27th May 2021, 3pm via LIVE session;  SIMTech’s novel membranes provide a number of significant advantages over polymeric membranes in terms of the process and material robustness, and reliability. Speakers for the session are Dr DONG Xue Cheng, Ms Cadence Hsien and Dr Wu Weiyi while Mr Cedric Yon moderated for the Q & A segment.

The full presentation deck can be downloaded HERE

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19/05: [SWA Industrial Water Series] :  Sharing of Water Opportunities in Industrial Projects in Philippines and Vietnam by Ardurra international

More than 60 participants joined us at our inaugural SWA Industrial Water Series Sharing of Water Opportunities in Industrial Projects in Philippines and Vietnam by Ardurra international Group on 19 May 2021, SGT 4pm.  Mr Fong Han Loong (Senior Assistant Director, Industry and Technology Collaboration, PUB Singapore’s National Water Agency) gave a heartening welcome address while Mr Rodney Chapin (Founder and CEO of Ardurra International) share with us insightful opportunities and projects in the two countries.  

The full presentation deck can be downloaded HERE and all attendees are welcomed to contact Mr Chapin for further queries.

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17/05: [Webinar] : Accelerate your company’s digital transformation with Digital Reboot

We are glad to partner with NTUC U SME and NTUC Learning Hub to host this Digital Reboot Programme, sharing with our members 4 tracks – Digital Marketing, Process Automation, Workflow Automation and Data Processes & Visualization to embark on their digitalisation journey.  Each track comes with FREE 1 year software license and 10 Playbooks with targeted consultation.  All tracks are 90% subsidiszed for local SMEs and can even claim Absentee Payroll under SSg.

Watch the full webinar recording

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11/05: [Webinar] :  Water resource recovery dialogue between Denmark and Singapore on key innovations and opportunities ahead in the water sector

We are pleased to have 90 participants joined us at this webinar : Water Resource Recovery Dialogue between Denmark and Singapore on key innovations and opportunities ahead in the water sector jointly organised with the Danish Water Export Association and supported by the Denmark Embassy, Ministry of Environment of Denmark, PUB Singapore’s National Water Agency and several of our Danish partnering organisations.  This dialogue brought together key experts and practitioners from the public sector and industry to discuss the next phase of innovation within water resource recovery, and also touch on the related issue of digitalization of resource recovery systems and processes.  

Download Webinar Deck 110521

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05/05: [Webinar] : Integrated Technology for Industry Wastewater Treatment and Zero Liquid Discharge

More than 120 participants joined us in the webinar titled Integrated Technology for Industry Wastewater Treatment and Zero Liquid Discharge on 5th May 2021 10am, co-organised with Pioneer Environmental Technology (subsidiary of Ann Aik Limited). Mr James Ow PBM, Executive Chairman cum CEO of Ann Aik Limited gave an excellent Welcome Address while Dr Raymond Yang illustrated the unique patented technologies to treat the industrial wastewater in a more efficient and cost-effective way by employ and integrate different technologies, including stripping column, MVR (mechanical vapour recompression), MEE, micro-electrolysis, etc.

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20/04: [Webinar] : What if underestimating sturdy sensor inputs actually prevented you from saving big on ENERGY?

Mr Antoine Walter (Senior Business Development Manager, Waste Water Treatment of Georg Fischer Piping Systems HQ ) gave an interactive and informative presentation from deriving data, 24/7 sample analysis to reaping benefits from studying the evolution of key process parameters. Ms Christine Yap moderated the Q & A segment with interesting questions from the floor audiences.

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24/03: [Webinar] : Israeli Digital Water Technologies

Singapore Water Association and the Israeli Economic and Trade Mission to Singapore co-organised a complimentary Webinar on Israeli Digital Water Technologies on 24th March 2021,  Thursday, 4:00pm to 5:30pmThis event was supported by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency.  Five Israeli companies showcased their Smart/Digital Water Technologies and solutions to almost 50 attendees with follow up B2B e-networking.

Presentation Decks : PUB Presentation Deck Aquarius IOSight Reali Technologies Sensoil CuraPipe

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17/03 [Hybrid] : Behind-the-scene premier of the Brave Blue World

The behind-the-scene premier of Brave Blue World organised by the Singapore Water Association and presented by Dupont Water Solutions, SUEZ Asia and Xylem Singapore was sucessfully organised on 17th March 2021 with 100 participants.  The event was organised in conjunction with Singapore World Water Day and 30 attendees were all dressed up in BLUE to support this excellent initiative by PUB to attend the screenplay of the globally acclaimed documentary of Brave Blue World followed by a 30mins panel discussion with Mr Kunal Shah (Anaergia), Mr Koh Chong Hin (Xylem), Mr Farchard Kaviani (SUEZ) and Mr Halim Suntanto (DuPont) to support our members and water companies through knowledge sharing and exchanging of water expertise. 

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04/03: [Webinar] : Canadian Virtual Showcase of Water Tech Companies

The High Commission of Canada in Singapore, in partnership with Singapore Water Association and PUB Singapore Water Exchange, successfully organized the webinar : Canadian Virtual Showcase of Water Tech Companies on 4th March 2021 with an almost 90 attendees. This webinar gave an introduction to Canadian utilities and water companies, presenting their water and wastewater technologies solution and roadmap. PUB also gave an overview of Singapore’s Water Ecosystem.

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18/02: [VIRTUAL] Briefing and Update by PUB Water Supply Network Department – SWA Exclusive

66 SWA members joined us in the Virtual Briefing and Update by PUB Water Supply Network Engineer, Mr Wong Jia Jie on 18 February 2021, 11am. The session is exclusive for SWA members and is concise and brief with many sharing opportunities by the WSN department.

Download Briefing Deck (for circulation)

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04/02: [Webinar] : Minimizing Chlorate in Water Disinfection :On-site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation brings Safer, Sustainable and Economic Water

More than 100 participants get an overview of chlorate, a key DBP (Disinfection By-Product) and how it is regulated in the water treatment sector; Understand what the implications of your disinfection systems are with regard to chlorate; Learn how to minimize chlorate by technology options to ensure safe water and Learn how to manage water disinfection in a Safer, Sustainable and Economic way from the webinar co-organised by Singapore Water Association and De Nora Water Technologies on 4th February 2021, 1030am SGT.

DOWNLOAD Webinar Deck 040221

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29/01: [WEBINAR] YWP Career Talk with SUTD : Developing Engineers into Future Leaders of the Water Industry

SWA Young Water Professionals Committee (YWPC) organised the webinar with SUTD on 29 January 2021, Friday, 4pm and YWPC Vice-Chair, Kshitij Asthana (Associate Director, Aecom Singapore gave an overview of SWA, Singapore water landscape and the career pathways for Engineering graduates

DownloadCareers and Membership (SWA YWP)

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12/01: [Webinar] Delivering  Sustainable Water Solutions Through Decentralization

Almost 90 participants attended the webinar co-organised with Fluence Corporation on 12th January 2021. Mr YONG Wong Jin (CEO, Fluence Asia) gave a welcome address while Mr Gilad Yogev (Snr Product Manager, Fluence Corp) gave an excellent presentations on sustainable water solutions through decentralisation.

Download Presentation Deck -Fluence120121 

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08/01: [HYBRID] SWA Orientation Day 2021

An awesome 82 participants (onsite & online) attended the inaugural Orientation Day especially curated for the new members who joined us in 2020 amidst the pandemic. It was a great HYBRID event where we can finally meet business partners (although with 1 metre distancing). More 1-to-1 B2B meetings could be facilitated through this event. Media partner, Water & Wastewater Asia interviewed a few selected companies and had great exchanges. We look forward to a blessed and fulfilling 2021 !

DOWNLOAD Presentation Deck 080121

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08/12: SWA  & ProMinent Joint Webinar : Increasing demands in treating wastewater management in our region

With the immense opportunities to make an impact in improving wastewater management in our region and to share latest solutions and know-how, Singapore Water Association (SWA) and ProMinent Fluid Controls (F.E.) Pte Ltd co-organized a Webinar : “Increasing demands in treating wastewater management in our region: Overcoming pain points and boosting efficiencies”  on Tuesday, 8th December from 4pm-5pm (SGT)  well attended by 72 participants.

DOWNLOAD Presentation Deck 08122020

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03/11: SWA  & SG MEM Joint Webinar : Water for All – Sustainable Resource Management

Invited speakers from NEWRI Ecosystem, DuPont and Century Water will dive into exclusive topics such as deployment and water treatment solutions in Southeast Asia, industry water solutions and innovations for water challenge and hollow fiber nanofiltration #membranes and applications.

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29/10: SWA Virtual Introduction :  PUB Choa Chu Kang Water Works

The Singapore Water Association (SWA) and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency organised a Virtual Introduction on Choa Chu Kang Waterworks (Thursday, 29th Oct 2020, 10am) to give an overview of CCKWW upgrading project and the use of ceramic membranes.

Built in two phases in 1975 and 1981, Choa Chu Kang Waterworks is one of Singapore’s oldest water treatment plants. In the recent upgrade completed in 2019, ceramic membrane filtration is deployed and is currently the largest ceramic membrane water treatment plant in the world.

The upgraded Choa Chu Kang Waterworks was named Water Project of the Year at the Global Water Awards 2020.

Download Deck CCKWW 291020

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22/10: SWA Virtual Introduction :  PUB Water Reclamation Process and Technology Outlook

Singapore Water Association (SWA) and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, co-organised a Virtual Introduction on PUB Water Reclamation Process and Technology Outlook on Thursday, 22nd Oct 2020, 10.00am and well attended by 138 participants. An overview of the used water reclamation process technologies implemented and under development in PUB was presented, with a dive into Ulu Pandan Integrated Validation and Demonstration Plant (IVP).

Download Presentation Deck 221020

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13/10: SWA Webinar : Indian Water Market

Singapore Water Association (SWA) and Everything About Water (EA Water) co-organized the Webinar on 13th October 2020 and EA Water  gave an overview of the opportunities, market trend and structure of the Indian water & wastewater cluster.  This webinar was supported by Enterprise Singapore for Singapore companies to gain more insights of the Indian Water Market.

Download Deck 131020

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06/10: SWA Technical Briefing : PUB BIM e-Checker Initiative 

PUB has launched BIM self-checking system for Building Plan Consultation and Singapore Water Association is pleased to assist in arranging a Technical Briefing on this e-Checker initiative on 6th October, Tuesday. 42 participants attended the complimentary session and gained much knowledge from the platform overview and live demonstration.

Download Presentation Deck 061020

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 22/09: SWA Webinar : Unlocking the potential of Wastewater

Singapore Water Association co-organized the complimentary Webinar with Embassy of Denmark in Singapore on 22nd September 2020, was well attended by 104 participants.  The objective is to establish and foster potential collaborations between the Singapore and Danish companies, focused in the area of wastewater businesses.  This webinar has also been included as one of the activities in the official working program under the new environmental collaboration agreement between Denmark and Singapore by the Embassy, supported by the State of Green, The Danish Export Association and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency.

Download Presentation Deck

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18/09: SWA Virtual Visit to Experimental Power Grid Centre 

Singapore Water Association organised an inaugural virtual visit to the Experimental Power Grid Centre (EPGC) on 18 September, Thursday, 10am where Smart Grid & Power Electronics Consortium Singapore (SPECS) assisted to facilitate the virtual visit to EPGC. EPGC’s megawatt-scale (MW) grid facility is one of the largest facilities in this region. They have a comprehensive range of generation sources, energy storage systems, and loads, which allows equipment manufacturers and system integrator to test out their technology or configuration at actual power before deployment.

Download Presentation Deck

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28/08: SWA Webinar – Fostering WATER Technology Partnerships

The webinar co-organised with EWTCOI was well attended and received good response from the attendees. Dr Jason Tang, EWTCOI Director, gave an insightful sharing on the multiple supports from EWTCOI while Mr C T Pung, Founder of Firmbase, illustrated the technology development of super hydrophilic water filtration membrane with EWTCOI.

Download Webinar Deck 270820

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20/08: SWA Webinar – Biofilms in the Urban Water Cycle 

This webinar was co-organised with Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering and the Singapore National Biofilm Consortium on 20 August 2020, Thursday 10am.  We were pleased to have Professor Staffan Kjelleberg (SCELSE & SNBC), Dr Law Yingyu (SNBC), Dr Amit Kumar (Biopsin) and Mr Andy Wirjawan (UWT)  to share their invaluable insights on the role of biofils, impact of biofilms to the urban water cycle and explore what can be done to improve detection and water treatment quality.

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18/08: SG United Updates – Ministerial Statement on Continued Support for Workers and Jobs

Trying to keep up with the various measures announced yesterday in Parliament by DPM Heng Swee Keat?
The Resilience Budget introduced measures worth over $48 billion, which are aimed at supporting Singapore and Singaporeans in the battle against COVID-19. Check out this Budget Summary Video for some of the key highlights.

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05/08: SWA Webinar – The Water Market in South East Asia 

More than 100 participants attended the webinar on “The Water Market in South East Asia” co-organised by SWA and LVI Associates.  Attendees learnt to explore how COVID-19 is impacting the water market in South East Asia? What is the next direction for the water market? What is hot in the water market in South East Asia? Mr Pravi Bansal from Amane Advisors shared his invaluable insights in South East Asia Region while Ms Kayleigh Regan from LVI Associates moderate the session.

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16/07: SWA Webinar – Post COVID Recovery:Embracing Sustainable Water Solutions in Asia

The webinar attracted over 200 attendees including Ministry of Utilities, Ministry of Public Works and Housing of Indonesia, Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Rural Water Supply Department (JBALB), local and regional Water Operators and many more. For those who did not able to attend this webinar, fret not as we have the recorded version of the Webinar and more below :

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07/07: SWA Webinar – Dialogue with World Bank & IFC, Assistance & Financing for the Water Sector 

The impact of the pandemic is seriously felt in many parts of the World especially the developing countries.  The World Bank Group is acting quickly to step up support as countries respond to the COVID-19 crisis as they face a wide range of consequences, including the risk of global recession.  The webinar provided an in-depth understanding of the World Bank’s Utility Liquidity Facility, its regional focus and work program, and the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) product range

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25/06: Updates to border measures for travellers entering Singapore 

The Government announced changes to border measures as we progressively re-open to international travel. These border measures take into account the current understanding of COVID-19, as well as the developments in other countries and regions.
No need to serve Stay-Home Notice at SHN facilities for travellers from some countries/regions

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18/06 : SWA Webinar: Tapping on Training Grants and Support for Business Transformation and Digitalisation

The inaugural SWA Webiner on 16th June 2020, hosted with InfoScience was a great success with good feedback from participants.  Ascendo Academy shared in-depth views on local business structure, gave a summary of available training schemes and provide strategies with solutions on tapping on these schemes.

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18/06: Phase Two of Circuit Breaker to commence on 19 June

The Multi-Ministry Taskforce announced on 15 Jun 2020 that Singapore will move into Phase Two after 18 June 2359 hours. This is because community infection rates have generally remained stable, cases in migrant worker dormitories have declined, and there are no new large clusters emerging.

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26/05 : Is work from home going to be a new norm? And are you ready?

We know the business nature has changed but are we working towards changing the way we work?  We are finally approaching Phase 1 of the Circuit Beaker lift but again in MOM advisory on https://www.mom.gov.sg/covid-19/requirements-for-safe-management-measures, we notice that in item 5, Where employees can perform their work by telecommuting from home, the employer must ensure that they do so.  It only means we are to continue to work from home if possible.  Government funding such as Productivity Solutions Grant (up to 80%) for Moneyworks and Worklife grant for Flexible Work Arrangement (up to $2,000 per employee) can be part of your organisation “work from home” strategies.

Advanced Micro Control (AMC) advocates preparations with technology, cost-effective and simplified solutions for SMEs without compromising on operations. Call our SgUnited partner, AMC, for a quick discussion or demo of how they can assist.  Contact AMC now!

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17/5 : Being Business Critical in the New Virtual Workplace

The current pandemic has changed the workplace environment and workforce will not get back to what it used to be any sooner. We need to find ways to stay productive in the workforce and staying business-critical is important in today’s employment.  

Director of LVI Associates, Ms Candy Choong, shared on ways to identify individual roles and demonstrates own values.

Contact team LVI to understand how to be business-critical and what is the current in-demand skills for the water sector.

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08/5 : Worldwide, 80% of the wastewater is released to the environment UNTREATED. Wastewater is often seen as a burden to be disposed of. But wastewater is a valuable resource. How can wastewater shift from waste to resource? Learn more: www.worldbank.org/wastetoresource
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28/4 : Can Viruses Spread Through a Sanitary System?
Watch on to find out how the sanitary system in Singapore’s high-rise buildings works!
   
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06/4 :Working from home might be the new norm given the current COVID-19 situation.

How will businesses cope with that? Hear what towkay Mark Lee has to share in tackling operational limitations with digital solutions that businesses can use anytime, anywhere!

Check out a list of digital solutions, grants and training courses available for businesses at www.imda.gov.sg/BizGoDigital