Martien den Blanken (PWN Executive Director), Chan Yoon Kum (PUB Assistant Executive Director) and Pieter Spohr, CEO of PWN Technologies officially toast the launch of PWN Technologies from the heights of Singapore
Martien den Blanken (PWN Executive Director), Chan Yoon Kum (PUB Assistant Executive Director) and Pieter Spohr, CEO of PWN Technologies officially toast the launch of PWN Technologies from the heights of Singapore

The company, while generally unknown outside of The Netherlands, has had many achievements in advancing water treatment practices, including the world's first wide-scale use of membranes for drinking water, the invention of UV hydrogen peroxide treatment, and pioneering work in the economic application of ceramic membranes for water treatment.

PWN have also been working outside of Europe, usually providing emergency water services following major water related catastrophes, such as the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. This company will enable them to apply their technology worldwide. 

Also at Singapore International Water Week, the Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, Chair of the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation, held a keynote speech at the Water Leaders' Summit.