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Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2022 | Water Convention 2022

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2022- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: Environment- Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation.

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Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2022 in News

  • Recently, Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) participated virtually in Singapore International Water Week, Water Convention 2022.
  • He gave a presentation on ‘Status of Wastewater Generation, Treatment and Management in India: Success Through NMCG Initiatives.

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What is Singapore International Water Week (SIWW)?

  • Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is a global platform for sharing and co-creating innovative water solutions.
  • The Singapore International Water Week is a biennial event that gathers stakeholders from the global water industry to share best practices, showcase the latest technologies, and tap into business opportunities.
  • Organizing Authority: Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is organized by PUB, Singapore’s national water agency.

List of National Waterways in India

सिंगापुर अंतर्राष्ट्रीय जल सप्ताह (एसआईडब्ल्यूडब्ल्यू) 2022 | जल सम्मेलन 2022

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2022

  • Location: Singapore International Water Week 2022 is being organized as a physical event from 17 to 21 April at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
  • SIWW 2022 will cover all aspects of the urban water cycle reflective of current trends and issues in and around the water sector.
  • Critical to shaping the future of water, emerging themes such as digital water, resource recovery and climate resilience will continue to be featured at SIWW 2022.
  • SIWW 2022 Theme: SIWW2022 Water Convention will address current and emerging water challenges under the following themes-
    • Theme 1: Delivering Water from Source to Tap (Network)
    • Theme 2: Delivering Water from Source to Tap (Treatment)
    • Theme 3: Effective and Efficient Wastewater Management
      • Treatment
      • Conveyance
    • Theme 4: Cities of the Future
    • Theme 5: Water Quality and Health
    • Theme 6: Nexus and Circularity

UN World Water Development Report 2022

National Mission for Clean Ganga

 

 

Water Conservation Measures in India

  • Jal Shakti Ministry: Union government formed Jal Shakti Ministry in 2019 to aim toward proving directed conservation measures.
  • ‘Catch the Rain: Where it Falls, When it Falls’ campaign: It was launched under Jal Shakti Abhiyan and received immense success.
  • Arth Ganga scheme: its six verticals-
    • Zero Budget Natural Farming,
    • Livelihood Generation Opportunities,
    • Cultural Heritage & Tourism,
    • Monetisation and Reuse of Sludge & Wastewater,
    • Public Participation and
    • Institutional Building.
  • Second Phase of Namami Gange Program: It will focus on sewerage infrastructure creation in the tributaries of Ganga such as Yamuna and scaling up of PPP development efforts.
  • National Mission for Clean Ganga: NMCG aims to develop a circular economy model focused on reclaim, reuse, and recycling.
    • One of the key areas of work in the future will be fecal sludge and septage management in urban local bodies and rural areas.

 

National Water Development Agency (NWDA)

National Water Development Agency (NWDA)

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