Partners and Supporters

Partners

ADA
STAND: M8
Established in 1937, ADA is the membership organisation for drainage, water level and flood risk management authorities throughout the UK. Today ADA represents over 230 members nationally, including internal drainage boards, regional flood & coastal committees, local authorities and national agencies, as well our Associate Members who are contractors, consultants and suppliers to the industry.
Association of SuDS Authorities
STAND: A29
ASA is a member organisation made up primarily from Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFA’s) to promote and develop the use of sustainable drainage within all new developments. In 2012 Government started along the implementation of Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act, Defra created working groups to assess matters, including National Standards for SuDS. These groups were active until June 2015 when Government elected to pursue alternative arrangements to deliver sustainable drainage. Many benefits were gained by the sharing of knowledge between the officers within the working groups, not least the best practice guidance to the Non-statutory Technical Standards for SuDS.
Flood Briefing
Our aim is to help customers develop a deeper understanding of how environmental, market and policy issues affect business opportunities and investment decisions. We bring together the businesses and public bodies working on land, property and infrastructure development in the UK to share insight on the environmental agenda and associated market, policy and technical developments. Members of our Development & Infrastructure Service have access to five separate briefing websites, selecting content in line with their interests and those of their colleagues:
Future Water Association
The Future Water Association aims to shape the future of the water sector through: • taking a leadership role with Government, industry, members and the public • focusing on innovation and education • increasing engagement throughout the membership and across the sector • becoming the voice of the sector Future Water Association is a modern, innovative and dynamic organisation that inspires, supports and leads the water supply chain: • informing the sector about opportunities, the regulators about challenges and Government about policy direction; • innovating through Water Dragons and delivering the ‘Innovating the Future’ roadmap; • influencing and inspiring the supply chain to develop innovative solutions and new ways of thinking to shape the future of the water sector
Government Business Magazine
The UK Public Sector represents the single largest market in the UK. Government Business, now in its 21st year of publication, is published bi-monthly by PSI and deals with the 'business end' of government's requirements. GB's pages contain need-to-know features, news and case studies that explain the commercial issues affecting local and central government.
UK Irrigation Association
STAND: L22
UK Irrigation Association (UKIA) is the only independent organisation representing irrigation in the UK. We are a voice for irrigation in the debate over the future of UK's water resources; we advocate the wise use of water in agriculture, in amenity and in sports and leisure; and we promote good irrigation design and management practices.

Supporters

CIWEM
STAND: E24
CIWEM is the leading royal chartered professional body dedicated to sustainable management of the environment, globally. We represent and support a community of thousands of members and organisations in over 89 countries who are dedicated to improving water and environmental management for the benefit of the public. Our aim is to work towards a safer, more sustainable world. Our mission is to build a global community of water and environmental professionals dedicated to working for the public benefit. As an independent charity, we champion professional standards, impartiality and the use of scientific evidence in the management of the environment. We promote best practice through our members to protect the public from pollution, environmental destruction and natural hazards.
Environment Agency
STAND: L8
Our job is to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. We manage the risk of flooding from main rivers, reservoirs, estuaries and the sea and take a strategic overview of others’ work to manage risk of flooding from all sources. Our stand showcases the breadth of our work – from implementing the 25 year environment plan to natural flood management, from building resilience by working with communities to our role maintaining assets. Come and discuss the priorities for future flood risk management. We will also be displaying our state of the art Incident Command Vehicle. The vehicle can be sent to any part of the country at a moment’s notice. It acts as a mobile incident room, providing support where it’s needed most.
Future Water Association
The Future Water Association aims to shape the future of the water sector through: • taking a leadership role with Government, industry, members and the public • focusing on innovation and education • increasing engagement throughout the membership and across the sector • becoming the voice of the sector Future Water Association is a modern, innovative and dynamic organisation that inspires, supports and leads the water supply chain: • informing the sector about opportunities, the regulators about challenges and Government about policy direction; • innovating through Water Dragons and delivering the ‘Innovating the Future’ roadmap; • influencing and inspiring the supply chain to develop innovative solutions and new ways of thinking to shape the future of the water sector
Housing Association Magazine
Housing Association Magazine (HA Magazine) is the premier journal for professionals across the social housing sector: including those who work for housing associations, local authorities and other registered housing providers. We offer our readership current and insightful information on affordable housing projects; seen from the perspective of both the housing providers and the manufacturers or specialist companies competing to fulfil contracts.
UKSTT
The UKSTT (United Kingdom Society for Trenchless Technology) is a registered charity involved in the development and promotion of Trenchless techniques, sometimes termed No-Dig techniques. This should be of interest to all people involved in the installation of new and renewal or replacement of, pipes, sewers or cables.
Water UK
On behalf of our members, we engage with Defra, other government departments, regulatory bodies (such as Ofwat, the Environment Agency, the Drinking Water Inspectorate) and consumer bodies - and their equivalents in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Water UK is a membership organisation which represents and works with the major water and wastewater service providers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We are active participants in EurEau, the European Federation of National Associations of Water and Wastewater Services. This provides a powerful platform for the industry within the European institutions. We also work with a wide range of partners, industry bodies, NGOs and stakeholders in support of our vision of a trusted water sector.