Mekorot, Israel’s leading water company, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with PUB, Singapore’s national water agency. The memorandum of understanding marks the beginning of a dynamic collaboration aimed at promoting water technology, innovation and cyber security.
Mekorot, a company known for its innovative water solutions, has decades of experience in water management, desalination and advanced technologies. As the agency managing Singapore’s water supply, water storage and wastewater, PUB ensures a diverse and sustainable water supply through the use of advanced technologies and digital solutions. The company emphasized that this partnership between two global water carriers marks a new era of excellence in sustainable management and development of essential water resources.
According to the terms of the memorandum of understanding, Mekorot and PUB committed to promote innovation and R&D: both parties will work together to foster innovation in technologies, processes and solutions related to water. Joint research and development projects will research and test advanced innovations to deal with water challenges.
Share technological expertise: Mekorot and PUB will share technological knowledge and best practices, leveraging their strengths in order to optimize water treatment, distribution and resource management.
Cooperate in the field of cyber security: Recognizing the growing importance of cyber security in protecting critical water infrastructure, the partnership will focus on sharing best practices in cyber security.
Amit Lang, CEO of Mekorot: “This partnership with PUB is evidence of the joint commitment of our organizations to drive innovation and sustainability in water management. Together, we will create a brighter, safer water future for our countries and the world respectively.’
Goh Si Hou, CEO of PUB: “Climate change will pose increased challenges for water companies like PUB and sources. This MoU will provide the platform to share and learn best practices from each other through the sharing of engineering and technological expertise. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration with Mekorot.”
The company added that this groundbreaking memorandum demonstrates the global importance of cooperation on the issue of the water sector and emphasizes the commitment of Mekorot and PUB to the sustainable management of water resources. As water becomes a more expensive commodity, partnerships of this type will be more crucial in ensuring a flexible and safe future in terms of water management.