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PUB honoured at international water management innovation awards

Published on Apr 25, 2014 12:27 PM

Singapore's national water agency PUB has clinched three awards at the International Water Association 2014 Asia Pacific Regional Project Innovations Awards.

The awards, which were announced by the agency on Friday morning, were issued for applied research, marketing and communications.

In applied research, PUB clinched two Honour Awards for its Microbial Electrochemical Sensor and Smart Water Grid. The Microbial Electrochemical Sensor, for instance, is the first sensor of its kind in the world that can detect the presence of toxic compounds, such as heavy metals, in the used water network.

Its Smart Water Grid, too, comprises a series of sensors that can can monitor - in real-time - water quality and detect leaks.

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