AWQC showcased at international water event

The research and service capabilities of our Australian Water Quality Centre (AWQC) were on show this week at an international water event in Brisbane.


The International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition was attended by around 5500 water professionals from more than 100 countries.

The event focused on the sharing of the latest trends in innovative technologies, leading practices and pioneering science in the water industry. It also provided numerous networking and business opportunities for participants, exhibitors and sponsors.

Senior Manager Laboratory Services Karen Simpson was one of our employees talking to attendees at our stand. She says the event was a great opportunity for attendees to learn about the AWQC's expertise, key areas of research and how the AWQC could help them.

"We spoke to people about how we're applying our expertise and research to deliver value to the national and international water industry.

"We've recently been developing opportunities to work with water industry businesses in India and China, and the Brisbane event gave us the potential to extend the reach of our services even further.

"People were also able to meet some of the researchers and scientists behind all our work.

"This was especially valuable for fostering relationships with many of our existing Australian water industry customers, and we're confident the connections we made at the event will be beneficial for the AWQC and the groups we hope to work with into the future," Karen said.

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Top photo: The AWQC's Brendon King, Petra Reeve, Karen Simpson, Ben van den Akker and Lorraine Bulbeck
Bottom photo: Senior Manager Laboratory Services Karen Simpson speaking with an event attendee
Source: SA Water Media & Communications and AWQC