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Editor’s pickNEA leads scientific team in wastewater surveillance trials for assessment of COVID-19 transmission

20-06-2020
National Environment Agency, COVID-19, PUB, Singapore, coronavirus

Lab work conducted to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2 The National Environment Agency (NEA) has initiated a pilot surveillance programme to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2, the causative virus of COVID-19. The amount of viral material in wastewater from a community could reveal the level of COVID-19 spread in the community, and …

LANXESS donates disinfectants to Singapore to fight coronavirus

14-05-2020
LANXESS, Singapore, COVID-19

To help fight the current COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore, German specialty chemicals company LANXESS has donated powdered concentrate of its highly effective Rely+OnTM VirkonTM disinfectant sufficient to make 20,000 litres of disinfectant solution. Recipients are hospitals and dormitories. The donation is part of a LANXESS global initiative to …

Singapore and Denmark sign new green MOU

01-04-2020
Singapore, Denmark, MOU

Singapore’s Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources and Denmark’s Ministry of Environment on 26 February 2020 signed an MoU to strengthen the exchange of information and expertise and to explore new avenues for industry partnerships in developing environmental and sustainable solutions of tomorrow. The MoU does not include …

“City Turns Blue” to commemorate World Water Day

23-03-2020
PUB, Singapore, world water day

The Singapore skyline turned into a dazzling blue cityscape on Sunday, 22 March, with over 35 landmarks and bridges lighting up in blue to commemorate World Water Day. 22 March is the day designated by the United Nations to focus attention on the importance of water and water sustainability. Among the 35 participating landmarks and bridges, 15 …

Singapore International Water Week rescheduled to 20 – 24 June 2021

20-03-2020
SIWW, Singapore International Water Week, events, trade show, exhibition, Singapore, coronavirus, COVID-19

The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) has been postponed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates are announced to be 20 - 24 June 2021. Aside from the SIWW, the World Cities Summit (WCS) and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESG) have also been rescheduled to the same dates. In an official statement, the SIWW organisers said, …