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WWT Wales Water Conference

As environmental, social and regulatory pressures increase, the water sector in Wales must ensure that it is resilient enough to deal with an uncertain future.

Safeguarding customers and the environment, investing in the right areas, and mitigating the impacts of flooding, drought and pollution are among the many challenges facing the industry. 

The 5th annual WWT Wales Water Conference is the flagship annual gathering for all participants who contribute to, or benefit from, a profitable, sustainable and efficient Welsh Water sector. It brings together key stakeholders to discuss how to build an innovative and resilient future for Wales.


Attend the sector’s only dedicated event to gain insight into: 

  • Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s 2050 vision to protect customers and the environment
  • The impacts of the post-Brexit CAP and how rural economies will be supported 
  • The technical innovation that is improving water quality in Wales
  • Building a resilient future and ensuring that the infrastructure lasts
  • How Wales is upscaling catchment management and working more collaboratively 


Expert speakers include: 

  • Chris Jones, Chief executive, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
  • Peter Davies, Chair, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Customer Challenge Group 
  • Philip Marshall, Deputy chief executive, Consumer Council for Water
  • Jon Ashley, Director of customer engagement and outcomes, Ofwat   
  • Dr Isabelle Durance, Director, Cardiff Water Research Institute 
  • Bob Stear, Head of innovation, Severn Trent Water 
  • Phillippa Pearson, Catchment manager, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water 
  • Dr Sarah Williams, Programme manager, Natural Resources Wales  
  • Tony Harrington, Director of environment, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water 
  • Dr Gareth Old, Hydrogeomorphologist, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology  
  • Rachel Lewis-Davies, National land use and environment adviser, NFU Cymru 
  • Jerry Langford, Policy lead – Wales, The Woodland Trust 
  • Mark Williams, Head of environmental science and regulation, Scottish Water
  • Dr Nathan Richardson, Senior water policy officer, RSPB

15% DISCOUNT TO ATTEND: Institute of Water contacts are entitled to a 15% discount to attend this event. Register now at event.wwtonline.co.uk/wales and enter IOW15 into the promo code box.


CLICK HERE to find out more about the event. 


For further details, please contact Nicola Gillman on 01342 332045 or email nicola.gillman@fav-house.com

For exhibition and sponsorship opportunities please contact Reza Zaman on 01342 332044 or reza.zaman@fav-house.com

Event Details

Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel


May 17th 2018

May 17th 2018

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