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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