• Press Release
  • September 10, 2018

Arcadis’ water experts to attend the IWA Water Congress & Exhibition and showcase iconic projects

Arcadis, the leading global Design & Consultancy for natural and built assets, will be attending the International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress & Exhibition in Tokyo, September 16-19, 2018. The event brings together more than 6,000 water and environment professionals from over 100 countries, sharing new insights in the latest trends in leading practices, pioneering technologies and innovations throughout the entire water cycle.


  • Arcadis water experts to share insights from world-wide iconic projects that observe IWA’s Principles for Water-Wise Cities
  • Interactive content on the IWA Principles for Water Wise Cities and Arcadis water capabilities to be featured at the Water-Wise Pavilion
  • Arcadis is a proud sponsor of the Pavilion

In support of the IWA Principles for Water Wise Cities, Arcadis Global Cities Director, John Batten and Water Consultant, Lyn Zhou, who has been an integral part of the Wuhan Sponge City project, will be presenting at the Water-Wise Pavilion showcasing Arcadis’ works in helping cities worldwide to overcome urban water challenges. Arcadis is among one of the proud sponsors of the pavilion.

During the event, John will also be part of the Water-Wise Cities sessions, discussing the challenges and solutions of the New York City’s Green Infrastructure Program; and the International Water Regulators Forum (IWRF), where he will join other panelists in the plenary on enabling resilience and sustainable development, as well as the role of policies in the process.

"Urban cities are facing unique water challenges posed by factors such as population growth, climate change and aging infrastructures.  It is important to have events like the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, which gathers water experts worldwide from the private and public sectors to share collective knowledge and best practices, and work towards creating water-wise cities,” said John Batten.

As a leading international design firm in water and infrastructure, Arcadis serves the entire water and construction life cycle – from source to tap and back to nature. The water team at Arcadis consist approximately 2,000 water professionals located across Asia, Europe, UK, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East. Arcadis offers consulting, engineering, construction and operations services in water supply and treatment, intelligent water works, water management, water for industry, and conveyance markets. 

During the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, the Water-Wise Pavilion will feature interactive content on the IWA Principles for Water Wise Cities, with a focus on inspiring action towards a water-wise world in alignment with the principles. The pavilion will also host the launch of the Basin Action Agenda, a key milestone for the Congress.

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Contact Details:
For further information please contact Terry Lai, Senior Communications Manager, terry.lai@arcadis.com , T +852 2911 9701

About Arcadis
Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people, active in over 70 countries that generate €3.2 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. www.arcadis.com

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