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Press Releases & Documents

The Amsterdam International Water Week 2015 is full of activities: interesting sessions & workshops, Leaders fora on Resilient Cities, Utilities & Industry, product launches, new collaborations and innovations. We have gathered press releases and documents for you to read and use in your communications. Please note that we will supplement this page regularly. Also check out AIWW related press releases here.


PRESS RELEASE - PUB to use ceramic membranes for more efficient water treatment
Choa Chu Kang Waterworks will become the first waterworks in Singapore to employ the use of ceramic membranes when it undergoes upgrading later this year.

PROGRAMME BROCHURE - Resilient Cities Workshop & Leaders forum
The combination of the increasing global importance, continuous urbanization and increasing vulnerability, requires an adaptive and resilient approach towards sustainable urban development. Strategies to integrate water management and climate resilience into urban planning is a necessity.

PRESS RELEASE - Aquatech broadcasts Live online
International innovation and inspiration from your lazy (office) chair
For those who will miss Aquatech on November 3, Aquatech organiser Amsterdam RAI offers an online live connection to the trade show floor. AquatechTV broadcasts live online interactive shows on Tuesday with the show as a starting point. At home or at the office interested parties can participate in the experience over the internet. The rest of the week AquatechTV offers a prerecorded programme with highlights of every day in cooperation with PennWell.

The livestream can be watched, just like watching a YouTube video. But participants can also join in the conversation and interact from anyplace anywhere via chat or twitter, using #aquatech. The only necessity is a stable internet connection and a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Join the livestream

PRESS RELEASE - Industry can and must work faster to prevent water scarcity (DELTARES)
Global industry is the leading consumer of water and it must do more to prevent water scarcity. It needs to speed up its efforts to achieve sustainable water consumption. Strategic groundwater reserves are being depleted. The thirst for water is rising as the planet's population increases. Global demand for water will rise dramatically in the coming decades as industrial production doubles. We can work faster with the solutions available: water can be saved by using new technologies, by recycling water and by adopting an integrated approach to river catchments.

PRESS RELEASE - Waternet and World Bank sign memorandum of understanding 
On Monday 2 November the World Bank and Waternet signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), represented by Junaid Kamal Ahmad (Senior Director Water Global Practice of the World Bank) and Roelof Kruize (Director of Waternet), respectively. This memorandum sets out the ways in which Waternet will assist the World Bank with its unique knowledge and experience of the water cycle, thereby enabling the World Bank to give loans more efficiently throughout the world.

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