ACCIONA participates in the Singapore International Water Week, a reference forum for the water sector at world level

ACCIONA participa en Singapore International Water Week, foro mundial de referencia en el sector del agua

ACCIONA will participate in the Singapore International Water Week from 17 to 21 April this year through its Water division. The forum is a leading world platform for sharing and creating innovative solutions in the water sector.  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