The Singapore Water Academy recently held the 5-day Water Quality Management course to water professionals in Asia.
The inaugural course under the Singapore Water Management Series was designed by water practitioners for fellow water professionals in urban water management urging participants to share and co-create solutions.
A total of 28 participants from 13 countries have attended the water management course held at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Singapore.
The course comprised classroom sessions, panel dialogues and site visits to four key PUB facilities – Marina Barrage, Lower Seletar Waterworks, the Water Quality Laboratory at Waterhub and Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
The course was taught by a renowned panel of local and international experts who covered extensive technical ground and practical applications.
Among the speakers include Prof Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research at Michigan State University, USA; Stockholm Water Prize winner 2016; Mr Chan Yoon Kum, Senior Advisor and former Deputy Chief Executive, PUB, Singapore’s national water agency; Dr David Cunliffe, Principal Water Quality Adviser; and Public Health Services, SA Health, Australia; Dr Lim Mong Hoo, Chief Specialist, PUB, Singapore’s national water agency; Prof Ong Choon Nam, Director, NUS Environmental Research Institute, National University of Singapore and Professor, School of Public Health, National University of Singapore; Prof Shane Snyder, Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Arizona, USA; Prof Thomas J. Grizzard, Professor Emeritus, VirginiaTech, USA; Prof Vernon Snoeyink, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.