**Network with over 80 organisations already confirmed to attend including:
ABB; ALS Environmental; Atkins; Black & Veatch; Brecon Beacons National Park Authority; Caerphilly County Council; Cardiff University; CDEnviro; Consumer Council for Water Wales; Dee Valley Water; Defra - Drinking Water Inspectorate; Drinking Water Inspectorate; Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water; Energy & Utility Skills; Hydro Industries; Innovate UK; Laganwater; Metasphere; Morgan Sindall; Morrison Utility Services; Natural Resources Wales; NFU Cymru; O'Connor Utilities; Ricardo Energy & Environment; Scottish Government; Severn Trent Water; Skanska @one alliance; Sulzer Pumps; The Coal Authority; The Rivers Trust of Wales; The Woodland Trust; Tintometer Group; Veolia; Wales Audit Office; Water Direct; Waterman Aspen; Welsh Government; Wheatley Associates; Wye & Usk Foundation

The flagship annual gathering of Welsh water sector professionals is back for 2017.

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker this year is:
Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government.

This is the only event to bring together not just those directly involved in providing a clean, efficient and resilient water supply in Wales, but also land managers, large water users, councils, regulators, NGOs and government bodies with a responsibility or stake in its improvement.

Topics being discussed this year include:

  • The State of Natural Resources Report (SoNaRR) and the way towards resilience
  • Welsh Water 2050: finding the right balance for today’s and future customers
  • How utilities and county councils could improve collaboration on crucial issues
  • Making today’s catchment management partnerships work for a resilient water sector tomorrow
  • The potential benefits of the sludge market for Wales
  • Attracting innovation, business and skills to Wales and its water sector

What previous attendees say...

“Enlightening and very informative with a strong focus on innovation’ Water quality regulation”
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

“Gave me plenty to mull over and pointers to the future direction of travel of Welsh Water strategy”
Inspector - Drinking water inspectorate

“Very informative and insightful – good best practice example of natural resource management”
Researcher, Blue-green cities project, University of Nottingham

“Good variety of content, speakers and stands”
Principal consultant, Intertek

“Very interesting and gained a lot”
Department manager, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

“It was a very thought provoking event, encouraging in its ambition, outcome on delivery is the key to success”
Manager, Drinking Water Inspectorate

“Very good – good networking apps and good mix of talks”
Environmental scientist, Atkins

“Excellent conference with first class key note speakers across all key organizations”
Client services manager, MWH

“Enlightening”
Senior engineering and design manager, Morgan Sindall