One of the focus countries within the WTEX programme is the United Kingdom. The UK is in the top 3 countries where, according to the Dutch Water Tech sector lie many mutual opportunities. Research has shown that there is a great need in the UK for innovative solutions/technologies for communal water and wastewater companies (water utilities) and industrial (waste) water treatment.

Activities in regards to the UK:

13- 14 MarchSmart Water Conference +exhibition, Birmingham + Side Programme, London
Five companies are attending this conference: Acquaint, Fibre Security, Royal Haskoning DHV, LG Sonic and Samotics.

On the 14th March During Tech Showcase: Hear from two innovative companies from the Netherlands showcase their solutions during this event from 10:35-10:45

Erik Driessen

Erik Driessen, CEO Acquaint

Improving asset management with condition data

  • Delivering condition assessment of pressure pipes to increase visibility 
  • Making informed decisions on pipeline replacement with condition data
  • Delivering user friendly and cost-effective data gathering on underground assets 
Lisa Brand

Lisa Brand, chief technology officer, LG Sonic

Controlling algal blooms in drinking water sources with data and ultrasound 

  • Minimising operational problems and improving drinking water quality through managing algal blooms 
  • Using real-time monitoring to measure water quality and predict algal blooms
  • Harnessing ultrasound technology to utilise data to effectively control algal blooms

9-11 May – Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) – Glasgow

Dutch Delegation at SWAN:

7 – 9 November – Aquatech – Amsterdam – Inbound mission

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For more information about the UK programme, please contact:

Stefan Bergsma
International Project Manager
+31 (0)611101240

Sander Janssen
International Project Manager