CH2M HILL shares expertise at Singapore International Water Week

CH2M HILL will share its expertise and projects during the Singapore International Water Week to be held 23-27 June. The firm is serving as a founding sponsor for the inaugural conference. More than 6,000 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 Water Solutions for Cities."...

• 6,000 water professionals gather in Singapore for inaugural event

DENVER, 20 June, 2008 -- CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, today announced that it will share its expertise and projects during the Singapore International Water Week to be held 23-27 June. The firm is serving as a founding sponsor for the inaugural conference.

More than 6,000 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 Water Solutions for Cities." The event will include the Water Leaders Summit, Water Convention, Water Expo and Water Festival.

CH2M HILL will share its expertise in desalination, membrane technology, and water and wastewater design, construction and operations through case study presentations, including:
• Comparing the Performance of a Conventional and Membrane Filtration for Seawater RO Pretreatment: Desalination of Variable Salinity/Variable Quality Source Waters
• Selection of Membranes for MBR: Balancing First Costs and Operational Factors
• World's First Full-Scale Large Diameter SWRO Plant: The First 6 Months of Operation
• Start-up and Initial Operation of Singapore's 800,000 m³/d Changi Water Reclamation Plant

Lisa Henthorne, president of the International Desalination Association and a CH2M HILL vice president, and 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.

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 is 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 to 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 will transform the waterbodies in Singapore beyond their utilitarian functions, creating new community spaces as well as a higher quality of living in Singapore.

Headquartered in Denver, Colo., employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in engineering, procurement, construction, management and operations for government, civil, industrial and energy clients.

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