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

XV International Trade Fair "AQUA UKRAINE - 2017" took place on November 7-9, 2017 in the International Exhibition Centre. Traditionally Trade Fair was held by order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and separate with the part of scientific‑practical conferences, seminars, round tables and other activities.

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

The opening ceremony was held by:
- Eduard Kruhliak - Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, the Chairman of Organizing Committee on preparation and holding of International Trade Fairs "Energy Efficiency. Renewable Energy", "CommunTech", "AQUA UKRAINE" and "EuroBuildExpo" and XIII International Congress "Institutional and Technical Aspects of Reforming of Housing and Communal Services"
- Iryna Ovcharenko - Chairman of the State Agency of Water Recourses of Ukraine
- Bruno Denis - Head of Representation of the European Investment Bank in Ukraine
- Juriy Khivrych - President of "Drinking Water of Ukraine" Association
- Anatoliy Tkachenko - Director General of International Exhibition Centre, Ltd. and other officials.

After greeting words the honored guests got acquainted with the equipment for water management branch, natural samples of machinery for housing and communal services, construction industry, energy and resource conservation.

At this year's AQUA UKRAINE exposition, products from 132 companies from 10 countries (Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Turkey) were presented. National and foreign companies presented innovations and the latest technologies of water sector for a wide range of visitors.

It’s impossible not to notice the official national stand of the Czech Republic, where six Czech producers presented their own equipment and developments, namely sewage pumps, wastewater and sludge treatment technologies, blowers and rubber products (pipe plugs and sealers).

The fundamentally new furniture element for the water industry - a universal stepped shortened cast pipe was presented at the stand of the leading domestic manufacturers of polymer engineering services - Ukrpolimerconstruction, LLC. New item was presented for the first time together with NTG Plastic (Turkey). There were presented about 230 items of products at the stand of the company.

Skloprilad, PJSC has demonstrated specifically for visitors of AQUA UKRAINE commercial water meters and "Butterfly" disk locks of their own production. The presented products caused a great interest among specialists working in the field of water supply and sewage management.

Annually visitors are surprised by the novelties and expansion of the range of products of IMEST PLUS, LLC. A wide range of products from RIDGID (USA), ROM (the Netherlands), RAUSCH was presented at the company's stand.

List of participants

In the framework of XIII International Congress "Institutional and Technical Aspects of Reforming of Housing and Communal Services" business program was held The Strategic Session of Ukrainian Water Utilities (organizers: Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, Association Ukrvodokanalecology). Conducting the event of this format allowed approving the technical task as soon as possible development of the National Strategy for the Development of Water Supply and Wastewater Systems.

The event was held with the participation and support of Gennady Zubko - Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Communal Services of Ukraine. "The Strategic Water Supply Session is an entirely new approach to working out solutions. Every sector that is being reformed today is not possible without the sustainable functioning of life support systems: heat, water, drainage and energy. Therefore, it is extremely necessary to direct a powerful engineering potential in the direction of developing a National Strategy for the development of water supply and sewage systems" - Gennadiy Zubko noticed on his page in the social network Facebook.

The annual scientific and practical conference "Water and Environment" (organized by: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, Ministry of Health of Ukraine, State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine), traditionally supplemented by AQUA UKRAINE, was devoted to the revision of the national targets for the Protocol on water and health and its further implementation.

Business program

Simultaneous conducting of International Trade Fairs of the related topics ("CommunTech"/"RoadTechExpo", "Energy Efficiency. Renewable Energy", "EuroBuildExpo" and "Industrial Ecology"), which became a tradition, gave specialists an opportunity to get the complete information about the current condition of economy and tendencies of its development, establish the contacts with partners, compare and objectively estimate the market offers. The number of visitors to the abovementioned Trade Fairs amounted more than 8,500 specialists. The exhibition area was about 16,000 sq.m., bringing together 385 exhibitors under the roof of the International Exhibition Center.

International Trade Fair "Power Engineering for Industry" took place simultaneously with the complex of the mentioned branch exhibitions. Exhibitions were attended by over 13 000 specialists including managing and engineering employees of water utilities, enterprises of housing and communal services, project, installation and construction enterprises, basin departments, enterprises of food, pharmaceutical, chemical, petrochemical, mining, energy, metallurgical and engineering branches, project and scientific‑research organizations, etc.

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