7 November - Birmingham

The UK’s leading event for water company directors, chief scientists and water quality experts addressing drinking water challenges from source to tap

2018 attendees included:

Affinity Water, Anglian Water, Aquam Water Services, Bristol Water, Clinty Chemicals, Cranfield University, Drinking Water Inspectorate, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, Energy & Utility Skills, Environment Protection Agency (Republic of Ireland), Gurney Environmental, Idexx Technologies, Intellitect Water, Irish Water, IWNL, James Hutton Institute, Jersey Water, NFU, Northern Ireland Water, Northumbrian Water Group, Ove Arup & Partners, Scottish Water, SES Water, Severn Trent Water, Skanska, South East Water, Southern Water, SUEZ, Thames Water, United Utilities, University of East Anglia, University of Sheffield, Veolia, Water Direct, Xylem Water Solutions, Yorkshire Water & more. 

Attend to:

  • Plan for water quality and drive resilience in AMP7 and beyond
  • Assess how revisions to the Drinking Water Directive will affect you
  • Hear the latest innovative approaches to complex treatment challenges
  • Find out how to protect public health and build consumer trust
  • Develop a nationwide strategy for pesticide use and farmer engagement

2018 Speakers

Heidi Mottram CBE
Chief executive officer
Northumbrian Water

Marcus Rink
Chief inspector
Drinking Water Inspectorate

Dr Martin Padley
Director of water and scientific services
United Utilities

Dr Michelle Minihan
Senior inspector, drinking water team
Environment Protection Agency (Republic of Ireland)

Grace Righton
Environment adviser

Dr Dinah Hillier
Catchment control manager
Thames Water

Dr Robin Price
Head of water quality
Anglian Water

Dr Phillippa Pearson
Head of water services science
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

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2018 supporters

“Fantastic range of speakers with some excellent common themes”
Head of water quality, Anglian Water

“A very informative and technical conference, which has provided learning and an overview of future challenges”
Operations manager, Kelda Water Services

“Excellent conference with a focus on catchment management”
Principal process scientist, MWH

“A fascinating day of learning more about cross-industry developments and approaches to producing great quality drinking water”
Catchment advisor, Essex & Suffolk Water



Hilton Birmingham Metropole
The NEC Birmingham
Pendigo Way
Marston Green
B40 1PP