Over 800 companies taking part in the region’s leading international water management trade show
ASIAWATER 2016 announced plans of various initiatives taking place during the 9 th edition of the event in April. The event aims to to address key industry issues such as Non-revenue water and water resources management, tariff setting, pricing and policy making, and other relevant topics on wastewater management. ASIAWATER 2016 which is supported by Department of Water Supply (JBA), Department of Irrigation and Drainage (JPS) and National Water Services Commission Malaysia (SPAN) will comprise of an exhibition, conference and seminar all held from 6 – 8 April at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
The event this year will showcase an exhibitor line up of over 829 companies featuring Actuators, Filters, Fittings, Meters, Pipes, Pumps, Tanks, Valves, Water Treatment and much more. The conference which is supported by the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) and the Department of Irrigation and Drainage under the direction of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Malaysia will include key themes encompassing a wide range of thought-provoking papers delivered by an international panel of experts. The opening keynote for the conference this year will be presented by Honourable Minister of Natural Resources and Environment , Dato’ Sri Dr. Wan Junaidi bin Tuanku Jafaar on Water Security and Sustainability. As part of the conference visitors can also expect to hear from speakers from other countries around the region presenting country reports on their water and waste water management strategies. The event will also host over 50 free to attend technical seminars by companies participating at the event. The event will be officiated by the Honorable Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA), Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili.
Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili said: “I am pleased that ASIAWATER 2016 has once again returned to Malaysia where it has proven to be an invaluable platform that brings together the central government, industry and the consumers to exchange ideas and experiences and obtain the latest technological advances in water supply, wastewater treatment and sanitation. Finally, I encourage all industry players and professional to use this opportunity provided by ASIAWATER 2016 to reinforce their skills and professionals development. Together, let us join hands to conserve this precious gift of life — water through excellence and innovation in water management.”
ASIAWATER, the longest running and leading trade event for the water and wastewater industry is supported by major industry associations and government bodies including Southeast Asian Water Utilities Network (SEAWUN), Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association (VWSA), Philippine Water Works Association (PWWA), Singapore Water Association (SWA), Persatuan Perusahaan Air Minum Indonesia (PERPAMSI), Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (REHDA), Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and The Institute of Chemical Engineers Malaysia (IChemE).