Singapores Story of Integrated Water Management
Basant Apurva | Sustainabilty Ambasssador
SUMMARY: Basant Apurva explores the amazing story of Singapores transition towards greater water security and sustainability. Singapores political challenges spurred them to become a world leader in integrative water systems. Learning from the principals of nature, they harnessed water storage and water recycling to completely redesign their national water supply system.
BIO: Basant Apurva, Class of 2018, is a member of Sustainability Ambassadors who attends the Lakeside School. His passion for the natural world led him to join Sustainability Ambassadors in 2013. Since joining, his focus has expanded to the triple bottom line, and the intersection of ecological, economic, and social systems. Basant developed a workshop for teachers at the NWAIS conference titled Lesson Ideas on Educating for Sustainability through an Equity lens. Now, he is working to develop a network of sustainable student leaders throughout the private school network. He studies Mandarin in school, and spent the summer of 2016 working at a research lab at The National Taiwan University, which helped lead to his interest in Sponge Cities.
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