Partners and Supporters

Partners

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.
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.
Cleantech Business News
STAND: G26
Welcome to Cleantech Business News, the bi-monthly digital magazine dedicated to everything clean, green and sustainable. Cleantech Business News is FREE to subscribe to and all digital editions can be read anywhere, anytime on any device. In addition to the digital magazine, this website features the latest news from the clean technology and green energy industries, with a growing supplier directory, diary of events and much more.
CPD Accreditation Services
STAND: A19
The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.
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
Institution of Civil Engineers
With more than 95,000 members worldwide, ICE supports civil engineers and technicians throughout their careers. We award professional qualifications that are the industry standard, lead the debates around infrastructure and the built environment and provide an unmatched level of training, knowledge and thinking
LGA Coastal SIG
The Local Government Association Special Interest Group on Coastal Issues. The LGA Coastal SIG exists to champion and represent the collective interests of coastal, estuarine and maritime communities by increasing awareness and debate on environmental, economic and social issues at all levels in relation to the coast. We work in partnership with other organisations with complementary aims and bring pressure on the Government to secure local government’s full involvement at all levels of policy formulation concerning the coast. The Lead Authority for the LGA Coastal SIG is currently South Tyneside Council, who has held this position since September 2019. The Coastal Special Interest Group is part of the Local Government Association, its principal aim is to establish improved governance, management and community wellbeing to ensure that the UK has the best managed coast in Europe, and to identify appropriate and sustainable funding strategies to support this aim.
National Association of Drainage Contractors
STAND: K6
The NADC management board is drawn from professionals within the industry covering every level of responsibility. This includes board members that have specific skills in management, leadership, legislation, insurance and quality. These are combined with members whose skills are a more practical knowledge running drainage companies and having expertise in drain and sewer clearance, investigation and remediation.
National Farmers Union
STAND: G36
We’re here to give our members a voice and protect their way of life now and in the future. Our purpose is to champion British agriculture and horticulture, to campaign for a stable and sustainable future for British farmers and to secure the best possible deal for our members. Our strength is in our numbers. With in-excess of 55,000 members, we are heard when it counts – locally and nationally.
Today, the NFU is the most successful representation body for agriculture with members covering two-thirds of the agricultural land in England and Wales. When it comes to flooding, the NFU can offer expert advice and continues to lobby for policy change to ensure agricultural land is adequately valued. Whether you’re a grower, farm livestock or have a mixed holding, we’re here for you. The National Farmers' Union is a member organisation/industry association for farmers in England and Wales. It is the largest farmers' organisation in the countries, and has over 300 branch offices.
Pipeline Industries Guild
STAND: TBC The Pipeline Industries Guild was formed in 1957. Since then, it has evolved to be the only association world-wide to cater directly for the needs of the pipeline industry, regardless of engineering discipline, application, or qualification.

The Guild is the respected authority within all branches of the pipeline industry, and there are few pipeline engineering problems its members cannot solve. Part of its increasing and unique strength is the Guild's ability to attract members from all sides of the pipeline industry, whether they be concerned with deep-sea pipelines or with the latest developments on land in no-dig and minimal-disturbance pipe and duct-laying technology.

The Guild's membership comprises those with interests in pipelines world-wide, transporting hydrocarbon products, chemicals, water, wastewater, and many other substances, both on and offshore. All are governed by the industry's twin need to combine quality with safety, while at the same time meeting all the latest environmental and legislative requirements.

Supporters

British Water
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.
Drain Trader Magazine
STAND: K4
Subscription only monthly print and digital magazine for the drainage, water and wastewater industries. Each issue is packed full of industry news, water news, product innovation, environmental issues, trenchless news, case studies and much more.
Environment Agency
STAND: L36
We create better places for people and wildlife and support sustainable development. We manage water resources, drought and the risk of flooding from main rivers, reservoirs, estuaries and the sea. We also take a strategic overview of others’ work to manage flood risk from all sources.
Our stand will showcase the breadth of our work, including implementing our new Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Strategy for England, which sets out a vision for a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change - today, tomorrow and to the year 2100. Come and discuss the priorities for future flood risk management.
Our Water Resources Specialists will also be there to provide information on our initial Irrigation Prospects for summer 2020 and water resources management topics.
We will be displaying our state-of-the-art Incident Command Vehicle, which 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 Briefing
Water Briefing is an information service, delivering daily news, company data and product information straight to the desks of purchasers, users and specifiers of equipment and services in the UK water and wastewater industry.
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.