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How Singapore became a world leader in water resilience

Published on December 22, 2022
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Date of publication: December 20, 2022

Published In: Utility Week

How Singapore became a world leader in water resilience

Over the last century, Singapore has overcome many challenges to become a world leader in water infrastructure. Through an unparalleled feat of design and engineering excellence, the country has successfully secured water resilience for its people. William Yong, Managing Director of Binnies Singapore, here reflects on this success story and the lessons we can all learn in self-sufficiency as Binnies Singapore celebrates its 100th anniversary.

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William Yong

Managing Director, Binnies Singapore

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William Yong is Managing Director of Binnies Singapore. He has 40 years’ experience in the water sector. As a professional mechanical engineer in Singapore, William has led many successful high profile projects, including the A$400 million Eastern Treatment Plant Upgrading Project in Melbourne, Australia and the US$4 billion Deep Tunnel Sewerage System Phase 2, the US$2 billion Integrated Waste Management Facility and the 136 ML/d Jurong Island Seawater Desalination Plant in Singapore.

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