Interior Minister supports TWWA digital cultivation for waterworks enhancement and public benefit
published : 27 Nov 2020 at 18:30
Thai Waterworks Association (TWWA) hosted academic seminars as part of is 2020 Congress with the aim of disseminating the latest knowledge and technology trends and providing a platform to exchange experiences and thereby aid waterworks infrastructure development. The event took place at Rama Gardens Hotel Bangkok from 26-27 November 2020.
Dr. Songsak Thongsri, Deputy Minister of Interior revealed: “Nowadays, all sectors focus on digital technology development and implementation, management proficiency, improvement of public quality of life, and service provision. To achieve optimum conditions, all sectors are required to collaborate and integrate implementation as this will drive the country’s prosperity and sustainability and its ability to keep pace with constant changes on the global stage.”
“We appreciate TWWA, comprising public and private waterworks networks, for the thoughtful way it brings innovation and digital technologies together to implement water resource management, including human resource training and while following sustainability guidelines. TWWA balances economic prosperity and coexistence with ecology by making the best use of natural resources and curtailing emissions that impact eco-efficiency.”
Mr. Mongkol Valyasevi, Deputy Governor (Operation 2), Provincial Waterworks Authority (PWA), on behalf of the President of Thai Waterworks Association (TWWA), added: “The topics addressed in this annual event include ‘World Changes, People Adapt: Tuning into Digital Trends’ presented by Dr. Ratthasart Korrasud, Senior Executive Vice President, Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), and ‘Eco-Efficiency’ by Nrida Kraikruankul, Assistant Manager, Environment and Occupational Health, Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited. PWA also co-hosted a technology exhibition with public and private sectors, including Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA, Eastern Water Resources Development and Management Public Company Limited, Universal Utilities Public Company Limited, Wastewater Management Authority, and Thai Pipe Industry Co., Ltd.”
The session included on-site training at Gulf UT, Uthai District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province which which won the Water Footprint Award 2020.
TWWA trusts that members gained much from the experience that they will apply to the next phase of Thailand’s waterworks development.