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Friday, 12 June 2009, 09:32 HKT/SGT

Source: CH2M HILL
CH2M HILL Shares Water and Sustainability Expertise at Singapore International Water Week

SINGAPORE, June 12, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm announces that it will share its expertise and projects during the Singapore International Water Week to be held 22-26 June. The firm is a founding sponsor of the conference.

Nearly 10,000 water professionals and elected officials from around the globe will address challenges, showcase technologies, discover opportunities and celebrate achievements in the water world by exploring the theme of "Sustainable Cities: Infrastructure and Technologies for Water." The five flagship programs of the event are Water Leaders Summit, Water Convention, Water Expo, Business Forums and Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize.

At the conference CH2M HILL will showcase its experience developing an alternate and sustainable water resource at the Bedok Demonstration Plant. Several of the firms staff will give presentations on their work in the areas of desalination, membrane technology, and water and wastewater treatment through case study presentations, including:

Glen Daigger, Senior Vice President, CH2M HILL 
	Trends in Wastewater Treatment

Rory Morgan, Project Technologist, CH2M HILL 
	Indirect Potable Reuse on the Fast Track: Challenges and Opportunities

Jim Lozier, Senior Technologist, CH2M HILL 
	Advances in Seawater Desalination
Tom Searle, CH2M HILL's President of International Operations, will participate in the Water Leaders Summit. Comprising four separate discussion sessions, the summit aims to achieve active exchanges amongst the panel and water industry leaders.

Linda Macpherson, Vice President and Principal Technologist at CH2M HILL will be the keynote speaker in the session on Planning for Sustainable Water Solutions, speaking about Water: Nature's Amazing Reusable Resource - Talking about Quality not History.

Jointly organized by PUB and CII (Confederation of Indian Industries), this year's India Business Forum is expected to be attended by more than 300 people and several ministers from the region. Themed "Business of Water in INDIA: Building Sustainable Growth", CH2M HILL's Asia Water Business Strategy and Technology Director, Mr. Vinod Singh will be speaking on "Business of Water in India Multinational Corporation Perspective highlighting important characteristics of water market in India. CH2M HILL's senior leaders will also participate in the Ministerial Networking Tea sessions organized at this event.

"As a long-term partner of PUB Singapore, we are proud to be a founding sponsor of Singapore International Water Week. PUB Singapore has done an excellent job of creating a global forum for sustainable water solutions, and we are looking forward to another successful conference this year," says Mr. John Quarendon, Managing Director for CH2M HILLs ASEAN/India region.

CH2M HILL has been working in Singapore for more than a decade. Nearly 500 employees provide services to the water, electronics, manufacturing, environmental, and government sectors.

The firm has a strong partnership with PUB, the national water agency of Singapore. CH2M HILL was the program manager for constructing the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System and the Changi Water Reclamation Plant, one of the world's largest water reclamation projects. CH2M HILL also helped PUB develop the NEWater Visitor Centre in Singapore, an international landmark for educating the world about water reuse. The firm also is one of PUB Singapore's three partners in developing its Active, Beautiful, Clean Waters (ABC Waters) programme. Launched in April 2006, the nation-wide programme is transforming the waterbodies in Singapore beyond their utilitarian functions, creating new community spaces as well as a higher quality of living in Singapore.

Learn more about CH2M HILL's expertise, presentations and regional water projects at ch2mhill.com. Please contact Lori Irvine at Lori.Irvine@ch2m.com or +1.720.286.3137 to schedule an interview with CH2M HILL during the event.

Topic: Trade Show or Conference
Source: CH2M HILL

Sectors: Water, Environment, ESG
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