The event will be presence-based after a two-year suspension marked by the Covid-19 pandemic. It will bring together leading figures from the private, institutional and academic areas to share ideas and experiences about the water sector.
ACCIONA will have a strong presence in the forum with a stand where it will present its activities and offer a networking space for participants in the event. Their Booth number will be B2 – 09.
ACCIONA will also take part in the conference programme of the event. Olga Ferrer, Director of Desalination and New Technologies of R&D of the Water business unit in ACCIONA, will be one of the speakers on the panel titled “Innovation in desalination plants – pre-treatment” to be held on Tuesday 19 April at 16:00 (local time).
During her intervention, Olga Ferrer will explain how to create an innovative layout for a seawater desalination plant that uses resources very efficiently.
ACCIONA in south-east Asia
South-east Asia has a population of over 663 million according to ANSA, i.e. 8.5% of the world population and investment in infrastructures estimated at 1.7 billion dollars up to 2030, according to forecasts made by the Asian Development Bank in 2017.
ACCIONA has a large portfolio of water projects in the region in the areas of desalination, potabilization and wastewater treatment.
It is currently building the Tseung Kwan O desalination plant in Hong Kong, with a capacity of 135,000 m3/day; the Nhieu Loc Thi Nghe wastewater treatment plant in Vietnam (capacity 480,000 m3/day) and the Laguna Lake brackish water potabilization plant (150,000 m3/day) located in Muntinlupa (Philippines).
Not far from there, in Manila, ACCIONA has built the Putatan 2 drinking water plant, also with a capacity of 150,000 m3/day.
The company has also carried out emblematic projects in Australia, such as the desalination plant in Adelaide and the brackish water potabilization plant at Mundaring (capacities: 30,000 m3/day and 165,000 m3/day respectively).
The full programme for Singapore International Water Week can be seen at: https://www.siww.com.sg/home/programme/overview