Double Wins for Tuas Nexus
PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency, has clinched dual accolades for Tuas Nexus in the space of three weeks!
Tuas Nexus is the world's first fully energy self-sufficient greenfield facility that will integrate used water treatment and waste management in a single facility.
Mr Ng Joo Hee, Chief Executive of PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency (second from left),
received the International Desalination Association's inaugural "Most Innovative Water-Energy Nexus Project" Award for Tuas Nexus from H.E Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority.
The inaugural IDA Industry and Sustainability Awards, presented at the IDA World Congress in Dubai on 23 October 2019, honour outstanding projects that meet the challenges of increasing demand for drinking water, industrial water use and water reuse.
Tuas Nexus won the Most Innovative Water-Energy Nexus Project Award for being a "bold innovation in the action for climate change and sustainability".
Left Photo: Mr Chew Chee Keong (right), Director, Industry and Technology Collaboration Department, PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency, receiving the Water Award.
Right Photo: Winners at the IChemE Global Awards 2019.
The IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) Global Awards 2019, presented in Hull, England on 8 November, "celebrate chemical, process and biochemical engineering excellence".
Tuas Nexus won the Water Award, which "recognises the best project or process to demonstrate engineering excellence in water use, clean-up, and re-use, with a particular emphasis on reducing environmental impact while preserving commercial viability".
Find out more about Tuas Nexus here.
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