Agt International Partners With China To Pilot Flood Early Warning System

The solution is modular and encompasses unique sensors, software and services that provide tangible benefits to water authorities as well as municipalities and emergency response agencies, providing them with a unified awareness picture. "Dike safety is the key to preventing floods," said Shang Hongqi, Director of YRCC's International Cooperation and Technology Bureau. "Dike hazards and the limited ability to control floods seriously affect our economic go here growth and the safety of lives and property. AGT International's solution will enhance our ability to predict the occurrence of breaches, which is the key to preventing costly and dangerous floods. At the same time, the project will build on and increase the collective experience and technologies in flood management on the Yellow River. We are very pleased with the cooperation between YRCC and AGT International and we expect that this project will bring long-term benefits for China's water and urban management capabilities." In addition to piloting cutting-edge flood management technology, the FEWS initiative AGT International was established to effectively protect the safety of Chinese citizens and their property while creating new eco-friendly standards. In January 2011 AGT International announced four partnerships with Chinese agencies to improve the nation's urban management and water safety systems, reflecting the company's ongoing commitment to the Chinese market and the active role it continues to play in supporting the historic growth and progress occurring in Chinese cities. These agencies include the Ministry of Water Resources, the International Cooperation Center of the National Development and Reform Commission (ICC-NDRC), the Shijiazhuang Municipal People's Government, and National Academy for Mayors of China (NAMC). About AGT International: One of the fastest-growing public safety and security solutions organizations in the world, AGT International has operations across the globe.