“We are proud to have inspired others to create new possibilities in the city’s infrastructure. As a pioneer in providing influential and innovative engineering and solutions, our ability to solve the most complex construction problems, and deliver the most challenging projects, is well-documented,” said Andy Kwok, Managing Director, Black &Veatch Hong Kong. The HSBC x HKET Innovative Business Award is organized by HSBC Commercial Banking and Hong Kong Economic Times (HKET). It recognizes Hong Kong businesses which have successfully grown beyond boundaries through innovation and technology. The organizers received more than 200 entries for the awards. This award reflects Black & Veatch's long-term commitment to improve Hong Kong’s living environment and promote industry innovation. Highlights of its commitment are: Happy Valley Underground Storm Water Storage Scheme, a 60,000 m3 storage tank underneath the infield area of the racecourse at Happy Valley. The project won the Innovation and Creativity Grand Award of the 2017 Hong Kong Awards for Industries, East Asia Region, Grand Prize in the Planning category of the 2012 International Water Association Project Innovation Awards and Second Prize in the Mainland China Da Yu Hydraulic Technology Award Tai Po Water Treatment Works, which won the “Top Winner Award" of the CIC Sustainable Construction Award 2018 and Global Grand Prize of the 2006 International Water Association Project Innovation Awards (Design Projects) Aviation Fuel Submarine Pipeline at Hong Kong International Airport, which won the International Society of Trenchless Technology 2018 No-Dig Award for deployment of the 5.2 kilometres twin 500 millimetres diameter aviation fuel pipeline Matthew Cheung, Chief Secretary for Administration, HKSARG, presented the prizes during the Award Presentation Dinner. Editor's Notes: Click here to download a photo of the award ceremony. Black & Veatch has played an integral role in developing Hong Kong water supply since 1930. The company continues to work on a number of flagship water projects in Hong Kong including the development of a sustainable design to reduce the burden on fresh water and use of energy at the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport. Media Contact: EMILY CHIA | +65 6761 3511 p | +65 9875 8907 m | ChiaLP@BV.com24-HOUR MEDIA HOTLINE | +1 866 496 9149 0 About Black & Veatch Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2018 were US$3.5 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media. Related Insights The Data to Water Connection The annual Strategic Directions Report series offers analysis and insights into key issues and trends facing the smart cities and utilities, electric, natural gas, and water utility sectors. From Internet of Things to Internet of Water: How Integrated Data Can Help Stop "Day Zero" Water Utilities Urged to Exploit Data, Use Less Guesswork Water Meets "New Energy": Surging Renewables Has Utilities Eyeing Alternative Power Sources Amid Climate Change Worries, the Question: What to do With Too Much Water?