Water & Wastewater Asia Sep/Oct 2018

Water & Wastewater Asia • September / October 2018 FROM THE GROUND | 35 Ushering in sludge treatment technologies into Asia Sludge treatment technologies and energy recovery from sludge has been around for decades. But in Asia, the uptake rate has been rather slow until recent years due to limited budget or a lack of public acceptance — simple reasons which are difficult to tackle. Water andWastewaterAsia recentlyhad the chance to speakwith a very amiable Dr Chen Xiaohua, Municipal Process & Application Director APAC as well as Municipal Engineering Director SEA & Australia for VeoliaWater Technologies AsiaMunicipal since 2003. Having been with Veolia for 25 years and within Veolia’s Headquarters in France for 10 years, Dr Chen is a recognised expert on advanced water, wastewater, and sludge treatment, with an immense amount of deep insights to share. Dr Chen Xiaohua is the Municipal Process & Application Director APAC as well as Municipal Engineering Director SEA & Australia for Veolia Water Technologies Asia Municipal since 2003

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