Industrial Waters Conference 2018


Overview of Industrial Waters 2018

The conference brings experts from around the country to discuss issues, ideas and solutions with thought provoking debate and presentations.
Increasingly businesses are discovering that public perception is important to the bottom line and throughout the country, farmers, local government decision-makers and industries are looking at methods to reduce their impact on our waterways.
Whether it be through better use of technology, diverse charging regimes or front-end treatment of factory waste, future opportunities have financial impacts on communities reliant on economic growth though jobs and productivity.
The conference is interactive forum and allows delegates to ask questions and in turn, enables understanding of processes for better decision making. Click here to visit our website for further information and registration rates.

Call for Papers
The deadline for submission is Friday 1 February 2018. If you have not yet submitted an abstract but intend to do so, please download and complete this TEMPLATE. Once completed submit your abstract by email to The writing and presentation of papers is an excellent opportunity to profile and share knowledge, practice, processes, technology; or an organisation's or individual's technical work. It is also an opportunity for a company or individual to get involved in shaping the future of Water in New Zealand.

Abstracts are invited from a variety of subject areas:
• The water industry: latest trends and developments.
• Large waste water treatment systems
• Innovative processes for treating liquid industrial waste
• Latest research on waste water treatment
• Optimisation of existing waste water treatment processes
• Compliance issues: How do I comply? How do I get them to comply?
• Regulatory requirements
• Cultural considerations when designing and operating waste water treatment systems
• Latest instrumentation technology
• Small trade waste treatment systems
• Understanding laboratory analysis
• Training
• Sampling and testing
• 'Kiwi Ingenuity' in the waste water industry
• Industrial stormwater

TWO and LWO Workshops
The TWO and LWO Sessions are separate closed group sessions designed only for trade waste officers and liquid waste operators to sit in their own groups and discuss the issues faced and how these issues can be addressed.

The combined session that follows is the opportunity for these groups to meet and help resolve issues raised for all concerned. The goal is to have a great working relationship between the groups and to achieve mutually beneficial improvements to the industry.

Participants are invited to submit their reports for presentation/discussion at the conference.

All report submissions are required in advance of the conference please contact

Delegate rates:

See website for details.
Early bird, workshop only and member rates apply.


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Conference Programme
The draft Conference Programme will be available early March once paper selection has been completed and presenters advised.

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  • 09/04/2018 - 11/04/2018
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  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Waipuna Hotel , Auckland, NZ