World Water Academy, represented by Agnes Maenhout and Ingrid Schröders, delivered in June a Training of Trainers for eThekwini Water and Sanitation in Durban, South Africa. This training programme was offered to twenty superintendents/ process engineers in the field of wastewater treatment. Their manager of the Works department, Mohammed Dildar,... Read more
The second meeting of the Erasmus+ AquaVET project was held at the London offices of SummitSkills last MaySummitSkills is the Standard Setting Organisation for building services engineering in the United Kingdom. The AquaVET project partners gathered from Greece, the Netherlands and Spain and the UK to review progress so far and to ensure that future plans are in place to deliver the outcomes of the project. Read more
The second training block of the Master Class Young Water professionals started on the 18th of May in Jakarta. The participants (all employees of DG Water Resources and DG Spatial Planning of the Ministry of Public Works & People's Housing) started with the Master Class in October last year. After the first training Block and the Internship it was now time for the second training Block! Read more
Wastewater Treatment, both municipal and industrial, is a big challenge in the new and upcoming country Kosovo (Eastern Europe). Kosovo is on the threshold of tackling the serious pollution of the surface water by foundation of Water companies and initiatives of industry and communities to realize wastewater treatment plants. Bottleneck in Kosovo is the limited know-how of wastewater treatment. Read more
The International Water Week (IWW) in Amsterdam (1-6 Nov) will be the host for the Wetskills-The Netherlands Challenge. Wetskills-The Netherlands 2015 is unique in its kind, since participants come from truly all over the world, to work together on exciting water cases provided by the water sector. Wetskills will be held in the run up to and during IWW Amsterdam (24 Oct - 6 Nov 2015), like the editions of 2011 and 2013. Presentations of the results will be held during the Leaders Forum. Read more
This article (source: newspaper FE Week ) shows how the British look upon the Dutch educational system and how they can use the possible advantages in their own system.
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