Over 80 projects funded by the Dutch ‘Partners for Water’ programme competed for the prestigious ‘best project’ award. The project ‘Demonstration of the HydroNET Water Control Room for South Africa’ has won. The jury explained: “This consortium provided a measurable contribution to solving world-water problems”.
In the presence of His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, Andrew McCowan and Steve Clark from Water Technology and Leanne Reichard from HydroLogic signed a long-term cooperation agreement to establish HydroNET in Australia. Water Technology will be the reseller and first point of contact for HydroNET in Australia.
At the Water Day in Brisbane, Australia, Friday November 4th, Dutch King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima have officially launched the Smart Scanner for Water Resilient Cities including the HydroNET Water Control Room.
Local and State Authorities play a critical role in the front-line response to the impact of storm events and climate change. The challenges to better planning and responses require an adaptive and transparent approach to managing the risks and impacts of flood events to the community.