Singapore’s National water agency PUB partners with WHO

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Singapore’s National water agency PUB partners with WHO


Greentech Lead Asia: PUB, Singapore’s National water
agency, has partnered with World Health Organization (WHO) for safe
drinking-water management.

Its Technology and Water Quality Office (TWQO) has been
designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for safe
drinking-water management and integrated urban water management.

“PUB’s designation is a strong boost to Singapore’s
aspirations to be at the forefront of water research to improve access to safe,
sustainable drinking-water globally,” said Chew Men Leong, chief executive
of Singapore’s national water agency, PUB.

Singapore is working with WHO to conduct
capacity-building activities and training course for member states, with
special reference to the South East Asia and Western Pacific Regions.

As per the agreement, PUB will serve as regional
knowledge and technical resource center for WHO member states to share best
practices and experiences.

The agency will work as a research hub on water industry
structure and water pricing as well as on conventional and advanced water and
wastewater treatment applications and their cost-effectiveness.

They will also provide WHO facilities locally to assist
them with their drinking water safety efforts during emergency response and
disasters.

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