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REPORT ON THE RESULTS OF
XV INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR AQUA UKRAINE - 2017

On November 7-9th, 2017, the XV International Water Forum "AQUA UKRAINE - 2017" was held at the International Exhibition Centre. Traditionally, the event was held under the Cabinet of Ministers Decree, and in the form of scientific conferences, seminars, round tables and other specialized events.

Organizer:
- International Exhibition Centre Ltd.
With support of:
- Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine
- Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
- State Water Resources Agency of Ukraine
- Drinking Water of Ukraine Association

The solemn ceremony on the occasion of the opening of this industry event was attended by:
- Eduard Kruhliak – Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the International Specialized Trade Fairs "AQUA UKRAINE", "CommunTech", "Energy Efficiency. Renewable Energy", "EuroBuildExpo" and of XІIІ International Congress "Institutional and technical aspects of reforming of housing and communal services"
- Iryna Ovcharenko – Head of the State Water Resources Agency of Ukraine
- Bruno Denis – Head of the European Investment Bank Representation in Ukraine
- Yuriy Khivrych – President of Drinking Water of Ukraine Association
- Anatoliy Tkachenko – General Director of International Exhibition Centre, Ltd., other officials.

International Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE 2017This year at the AQUA UKRAINE exhibition area there were presented products of 132 companies from 11 countries of the world (Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine). The expansion of the participants’ geography indicates the rapid development and progress of the water supply and sewerage industry of Ukraine. National and foreign companies presented their advanced technologies in the water sector to honorary guests and a wide range of industry specialists.

International Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE 2017Due to the rapid development of the infrastructure of cities and settlements of the country, the problem of sewage treatment becomes increasingly relevant and acute from year to year. The effective solution of this urgent issue will be facilitated by the introduction of modern technologies and equipment for the treatment of industrial and household wastewaters, which were widely represented at the AQUA UKRAINE exposition by national and world manufacturers: Arges Aritma Makina Ltd (Turkey), Fontana R, s.r.o (Czech Republic), M‑U‑T Gmbh (Austria), SISMAT (Turkey), Topolwater, s.r.o (Czech Republic), Aqualiti, Akvantis, Oniko, Systems of Autonomous Sanitation, Potential‑4 and others.

International Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE 2017Providing the population with quality drinking water has always been one of the most important tasks for higher and local authorities. Leading manufacturers and suppliers, regular and new participants of AQUA UKRAINE, companies: Jk-Matic (Latvia), Kubicek Vhs, s.r.o. (Czech Republic), Niltech (Poland), Bortek, Laval, Nerex, Osmos Komplekt presented to the specialists of the branch the newest systems of ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis, irrigation, deferrization and disinfection of water. The application of which will allow to modernize the equipment of the water supply and sewage enterprises in the direction of purifying drinking water for Ukrainian communities.

Visitors were able to get acquainted with plastic pipes, fittings, connections for water supply and sewage systems on the stands of companies: Ex‑Cel Plastic Piping Systems (France), Brovarsky Plastic Plant, Trade House Eurotrubplast, Company Aquatherm Ukraine, Spiroplast and other enterprises.

Pumps and pumping equipment, dispatching systems, integrated solutions for automation of production processes were proposed by the companies: Wilo Ukraine, Dinamo‑Kontinent, Energy Saving Technologies, Nasosenergoprom, Technoetalon, Flowex.

Exhibition novelties:

International Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE 2017The company "Ukrpolimerkonstruktsia" together with the company NTG Plastic (Turkey) presented fundamentally new element of industry fittings - universal stepped shortened cast transition for pipes.

The company Vereinigte Filzfabriken AG (Germany) together with MSK LLC for the first time in Ukraine presented a new system of trenchless sanitation of pipelines with a polymeric sleeve lineTec®.

The theme of trenchless technologies, drainage systems, video inspection and pipe cleaning was widely covered at the exposition. Companies Ludwig Pfeiffer (Germany), Wardsflex Limited (Great Britain), Ast Master, Imest Plus, Pipe Tools, Rothenberger Center have shared their foreign experience and domestic developments in this field.

List of participants

The XІIІ International Congress "Institutional and Technical Aspects of Reforming of Housing and Communal Services" is an integral part of International Trade Fair "AQUA UKRAINE". Within this large‑scale industry event, the following specialized conferences were held:

Strategic session of municipal water utilities of Ukraine (organizers: The Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, Ukrvodokanalekologiya Association). The session was held with participation of Hennadiy Zubko - Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine - Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine. The conduction of event of such format allowed to promptly approve the technical task for the development of the National Strategy for the Water Supply and Drainage Systems Development.

International Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE 2017"Strategic session of municipal water utilities of Ukraine - is a completely new approach to working out solutions. Today the reformation of any industry branch is impossible without the sustainable functioning of life support systems: heat, water, drainage and power. Therefore, it is extremely necessary to direct a powerful engineering potential towards the development of the National Strategy for the Development of Water Supply and Wastewater Systems" - noted Hennadiy Zubko on his official Facebook page.

International Conference: "Current state and main directions of solving the problems of quality water supply and disposal, purification of drinking and waste water" (organizers: The Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, Drinking Water of Ukraine Association) was devoted to the issues of introduction of tariff formation and stimulating regulation in the field of water and sewage economy, new financial instruments for financing utilities programs, and so on. The event was attended by 78 organizations operating in the field of sewage and water supply including representatives of higher authorities, local governments, water utilities, commercial enterprises and research organizations of all regions of Ukraine.

During the annual scientific and practical conference "Water and environment" (organizers: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, Ministry of Health of Ukraine, State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine), which traditionally complements AQUA UKRAINE, the revision of the National Targets for the Protocol on Water and Health and its further implementation were discussed.

Detailed programme

International Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE 2017Simultaneous holding of International Trade Fairs of complementary subjects ("CommunTech", "RoadTechExpo", "Energy Efficiency. Renewable Energy", "EuroBuildExpo", "Industrial Ecology") which has become traditional, has provided the professionals with the opportunity to get complete information on the current state of the economy and development trends, to establish contacts with partners, to compare and objectively evaluate market proposals. The number of visitors of above mentioned Trade Fairs was more than 8,500, and the exhibition area was about 16,000 square meters, bringing together 385 participating companies under the roof of the International Exhibition Centre.

Together with this complex of industrial exhibitions the International Trade Fair "Power Engineering for Industry" was held. Exhibitions were attended by more than 13 000 specialists, including the leading and engineering staff of water utilities, utility companies, design, assembly, building organizations, basin administrations, food, pharmaceutical, chemical and petrochemical, mining, energy, metallurgical and machine‑building industries, design and scientific‑research organizations, other interested specialists.

International Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE 2017

International Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE 2017

International Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE 2017

Field of the Company’s Activity, %

Water sector

33,4

Design and construction

11,9

Mechanical engineering

9,9

Power and heat engineering

9,2

Gas and oil industry

8,7

Agricultural sector

5,2

Scientific and educational institutions

5,0

Non-governmental organizations

4,9

Central and local authorities, other authorities

3,7

Food processing industry

3,5

Metallurgy industry

3,1

Other

1,8

 

Topics Interesting to Visitors, %

Water supply

13,9

Water preparation

13,8

Sewerage systems

12,0

Wastewater treatment

10,4

Pumping equipment and pipeline accessories

10,0

Sludge treatment

8,0

Automation of technological processes

7,9

Wastewater treatment

7,7

Engineering networks

7,1

Bottled water

6,4

Protection of water sources

2,8