Water & Wastewater Asia Jan/Feb 2019

Water & Wastewater Asia • January / February 2019 12 | TECH ROUND UP Bentley Systems’ BIM methodologies increase water distribution in northern China By leveraging on BIM methodologies to manage the design and information management, the entire system was designed using 3D modeling and Bentley’s ProjectWise as the central collaboration environment for file sharing and coordinated design, streamlining workflows and improving efficiency. Photo credit: Bentley Systems At this year’s Year in Infrastructure, which is presented by Bentley Institute, the Beijing Institute of Water was one of the strong finalists for the Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Networks category. “T he Year in Infrastructure Con f e ren c e i s an i de a l opportunity for infrastructure leaders from around the world to network with their peers and learn about technologies and best practices to accelerate their organisations’ digital advancement. As part of the conference, we are pleased to congratulate and acknowledge the awards programme finalists for their excellent work and to provide conference attendees with the chance to meet the finalists and watch their project presentations, which represent this year ’s most outstanding going digital advancements in infrastructure,” said Chris Barron, Bentley Systems’ chief communications officer. And one of the finalists this year in the Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Networks category is the Beijing Institute of Water with its Beijing South-to-North Water Diversion Auxiliary Project: Hexi Branch Project in Beijing, China. ABOUT THE PROJECT The Hexi Branch project is part of the Beijing