MYRESILIENT.CITY

MYRESILIENT.CITY is the voice of the next generation of city leaders. The program engages students and young professionals to develop and express their personal vision on resilient cities. By 2020, MYRESILIENT.CITY aims to connect a powerful network of more than 1,000 young city leaders across the world. Urban planners, water engineers, landscape a...
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Singapore Netherlands Water House

The Singapore Netherlands Water House (SNWH) is a platform for networking, communication and cooperation amongst the Dutch water sector in Singapore. It has been serving to connect the partners, both small and large firms with short and long periods of activity in the ASEAN region. In 2016 it was time for an upgrade and to present a vision to furth...
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BlueSpring Water Community

BlueSpring is a global career platform for the next generation of water industry leaders. BlueSpring provides international young water talent a dedicated community that inspires them to connect, share, learn and - ultimately - discover the right next step in their professional development and career. BlueSpring was launched in 2011 and is home to ...
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Myanmar Water Portal

Connectedness is the defining success factor for the global water sector. Connectedness enables sharing of knowledge, commitment, learning, innovation, collaboration, transparency, accountability. The Myanmar water sector has a unique opportunity to leapfrog by embracing digital technology as a key enabler and accelerator for progress. The Water Ag...
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Myanmar Water Hub

There is high and growing level of interest to do business in Myanmar, also in the water sector. Many international companies and organisations are actively trying to develop opportunities. Supporting these ambitions, The Water Agency has set-up the Myanmar Water Hub as a platform for matchmaking, showcasing, collaborating and networking. It serves...
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Myanmar Delta Academy

The Delta Academy of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 was not to be missed in Yangon last week as a long line of orange umbrellas could be seen marching the city waterfront, port site and even the rural townships across the river. Moreover, anyone listening-in on the action indoors could have easily mistaken it for the local food market...
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Young City Leaders Water Academy - Semarang

From 21-23 November 2016, the beautiful city of Semarang was host to the first Young City Leaders Academy to be held in Indonesia. Selected from more than one hundred applications, just 26 talented students were invited to join the three-day program, representing a rich mix of disciplines, such as urban planning, water resources management, highway...
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Indonesia Water Hub

The Water Agency is gradually developing its position as network orchestrator and business developer for the international water sector in Indonesia. Building on its reputation with the Indonesia Water Challenge , engaging hundreds of young Indonesia students and dozens of international and local stakeholders, TWA is expanding it services, operatin...
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Port Development

The Water Agency has been involved in many port development projects; connecting people, knowledge and ideas across countries: Australia Through its Australia Water Challenge program, TWA supported several initiatives to make the developmet of new maritime infrastructure projects more environmentally friendly. One of the innovations, aimed at reduc...
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Queensland Flood Community of Practice

In Queensland, the significant impacts of extreme flood events (2010-11 and 2013) has resulted in a focus for government agencies and communities to seek solutions that can provide long term benefits and enhance community resilience to future extreme events. The role of the Flood Community of Practice is to provide foundational awareness, skills an...
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Partners for International Business (PIB) - Water Australia

A sector-wide study among more than 200 water professionals in Australia is showing strong support for the knowledge exchange partnership with the Netherlands on flood and drought management, which was initiated by the Dutch water sector in 2012. No less than 79% of the Australian respondents judge the partnership with the Netherlands to be valuabl...
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Holland Water Challenge - Inspiring Future Water Leaders

The Holland Water Challenge is a competition that invites the next generation water leaders to take an active role in developing innovative and sustainable solutions to real-life delta and water problems. In a unique way, the Holland Water Challenge connects young local talent with experts from private sector, academia and government. For young tal...
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Brisbane SEQ WaterFutures - Design Charrette

The first of its type in Australia, South-East Queensland WaterFutures brought together 171 professionals over 5 days in August, 2016 using design thinking to collaboratively develop a holistic framework to issues around water in the region. Piet Filet was one of the main organisers and moderators of the program. This diverse mix of professionals i...
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Trade Mission Australia

On behalf of the Dutch government, Gregor van Essen and Piet Filet , partners at The Water Agency , were members of the main organising committee of the Water Trade Mission to Australia, taking place from 31 October until 4 November 2016. This unique and high-impact program took over six months to prepare, involving dozens of people from stakeholde...
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