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Source: Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch's Blog to Showcase Lessons from Singapore to an International Audience

SIWW, Singapore, June 27, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Black & Veatch has reopened its blog called SIWWDIARY ahead of the third annual Singapore International Water Week (SIWW).

Last year, the popular site attracted conference participants and those unable to fly to and attend SIWW. The blog will continue to gather impressions from SIWW 2010, as well as activities around the event, and will serve to encourage public discussion about water.

Black & Veatch has opened up the site to more contributions from participants at the events. Postings will be made from water industry partners, Black & Veatch professionals and Singaporean students. Dozens of journalism students from the School of Film & Media Studies at Ngee Ann Polytechnic will take part in an assignment to report on events during SIWW through posts published on the blog. Black & Veatch is collaborating closely with the school and PUB, Singapore's national water agency, on this innovative, new social media project.

Black & Veatch has been involved in the development of Singapore water supply systems since 1922. In recent years, the company has played a major role in delivering some of the country's most internationally renowned water projects, including the SingSpring Desalination Plant, the Sembcorp NEWater Plant and the Marina Barrage. Singapore also is the home of Black & Veatch's Centre of Excellence in Desalination and Global Design Centre for water. Black & Veatch is also an original founding sponsor of SIWW.

The blog will remain live throughout SIWW, with active updates throughout July.

For more information, visit www.SIWWDIARY.com.

About Singapore International Water Week (SIWW)

The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is the global platform to share and co-create innovative water solutions. The biennial event gathers stakeholders from the global water industry to share best practices, showcase the latest technologies and tap business opportunities. SIWW is part of the strategic programme of the Singapore Government to grow the water industry and develop water technologies.

Held in between the main SIWW editions, the SIWW Spotlight series are exclusive by-invitation events to continue the dialogue from SIWW and foster ongoing exchanges on pressing challenges faced by the water industry worldwide. This meeting of minds focuses on critical issues and discussions in greater depth, where the outcomes will shape the programme and content for SIWW.

These events are organised by Singapore International Water Week Pte Ltd, a company set up by Singapore's Ministry of the Environment & Water Resources and PUB, Singapore's national water agency. The 7th Singapore International Water Week will be held in conjunction with the 5th World Cities Summit and the 3rd CleanEnviro Summit Singapore, from 10 - 14 July 2016 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. For more information, visit www.siww.com.sg.

About Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch (www.bv.com) is a global leader in the consulting, engineering, construction and operation of what the world needs now and in the future in the crucial areas of energy, water and telecommunications and in providing up-to-the-minute services in the fast changing federal and environmental markets. Founded in 1915, the employee-owned, $2.3 billion company operates out of more than 110 offices worldwide and has completed projects in more than 100 countries.

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Source: Black & Veatch

Topic: New Service
Sectors: Water, Environment
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