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Water Technology Innovation conference

5th December 2019

NCC Birmingham UK

Building on the success of the last seven years, the 2019 WWT Water Industry Innovation Conference brings the industry together to share best practice, align stakeholders and tackle risk-aversity, while maintaining a degree of coordination across the industry. Through interactive working groups, live audience polling and inspirational case studies, find out how organisations can drive a disruptive level of innovation through both game-changing technology and behaviour change.

AMP7 brings a time of change and disruption to the water industry, as well as new opportunity to join forces and innovate. The sector is urged to embrace technological and behavioural change, and build partnerships to tackle issues of global significance.

Reducing carbon footprint, delivering for customers, meeting drinking water quality and zero leakage targets, and doing more for less in an opex world are among the many challenges facing the sector, and developing the right culture and mindset for innovation in these areas will be crucial.



North American Water Loss

North American Water Loss conference and exposition

3rd - 5th December 2019

Nashville TN

The North American Water Loss Conference & Exposition offers attendees technologies to reduce non-revenue water, regulatory developments, and a platform to share processes, methods and techniques with peers. The conference also features an Exhibit Hall with leading technology and companies providing solutions for leakage managers.

During the conference Primayer and our US partner Matchpoint invite you along to Nudie’s Honky Tonk bar for music and refreshment on Wed 4th Dec 8pm-10pm.

Technical Programme

Clean Water Modelling Advisory Group conf 201910

Clean Water Modelling Advisory Group conference

9th - 10th October 2019

Nottingham Best Western

This is the 8th annual meeting of CWMAG. Members will be discussing AMP7 and future modelling challenges. There will be plenty of opportunity to meet people from water companies, suppliers, contractors and regulatory bodies during the day programme and later at the evening dinner at the Alea casino.

Some of the speakers are:
Ian Pemberton, principal engineer at OFWAT
Tom King of Atkins
Devina Naga of United Utilities
Keith King of Anglian Water

Kevin Brook and Lisa White of Primayer will be attending.

20th Annual UK Leakage Conference 2019

20th Annual UK Leakage Conference 2019

3rd October 2019

Hotel Birmingham Metropole

Primayer will be exhibiting at this event driven by the industry, for the industry.  Taking place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, the 20th Annual Leakage Conference is a landmark annual industry event which provides a valuable forum for the water industry and builds crucial relationships between decision-makers and practitioners.  Last year’s sell-out event brought together more than 170 industry experts, stakeholders, government and regulators to exchange ideas, share innovation insights and showcase the latest findings in leakage management. Come and meet us, come and find out how Primayer can help water suppliers meet their leakage targets.

You can access the programme here.

Water Loss Asia 2019

Water Loss Asia 2019

1st – 3rd October 2019

Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre

Primayer will be exhibiting and Managing Director Roger Ironmonger will be speaking at this conference on water distribution in Malaysia.

Water Loss Asia 2019 will be held alongside the Malaysia International Water Convention 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. Supported by the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural resources Association, WLA2019 aims to bridge the gaps between Government, Water Utilities, Industry and Research Institutes, so that, following a quadruple helix model of partnership, they can make and implement policy more effectively. This conference will spotlight water loss challenges faced by Asian Utilities and encourage countries to share their experience.

Primayer is proud to be helping Asian water authorities secure this scarce resource. We will be demonstrating our innovative technologies, sharing knowledge and feeding water distributors’ needs back into new products.

Click here to find out how to pinpoint leaks remotely and reliably with the Enigma3m

SWIG 201909

Sensing in Water meeting

25th - 26th September 2019

The Nottingham Belfry Hotel

The Sensors for Water Interest Group SWIG are hosting their 5th biennial conference Sensing in Water 2019. Sensors and sensing technologies are an integral part of the Water Industry, and play a large part of both AMP7 and the digitisation of the Water Industry as it moves towards Water 4.0. Collaboration is essential. This meeting brings together delegates from the supply chain, the water companies, academia and regulators.

Keynote speakers are:

25 Sept: Alison Fergusson, Associate Director of OFWAT

26 Sept: Angela Smith MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge and member of the All Party Parliamentary Water Group

There will be sessions on:

Catchment monitoring
Drainage infrastructure
Distribution network monitoring
Data analytics

So far 7 water companies have registered to attend including: Anglian Water, Bristol Water, Northumbrian Water, Southern Water, Thames Water, United Utilities and Dwr Cymru Welsh Water. Lisa White and Ian Greenwell from Primayer will be there too.

Innovate East 201909

Innovate East - global thinking for our collective future

10-12th September 2019

Trinity Park Showground near Ipswich, England IP3 8UH

Anglian Water and Essex & Suffolk Water will be running Innovate East, a three day event that will tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing the water industry and society. Leading organisations and dynamic individuals will come together and think big. By taking part in sprints, hackathons and workshops, attendees from a wide variety of industries and backgrounds will explore four key themes of

  • natural capital
  • social purpose
  • digital twins
  • leakage.

Innovate East has the potential to have a huge impact and deliver solutions to challenges and opportunities we face collectively. Primayer is looking forward to being a part of it. Come and join us.

Drill & Tap Competition at Utility Week Live 2019

Drill & Tap Competition at Utility Week Live 2019

21st - 22nd May 2019

NEC Birmingham UK

You can drill, you can tap, but can you drill & tap a 150mm iron main in under 3 minutes? Primayer is sponsoring the Drill and Tap Competition run by the Institute of Water at Utility Week Live 2019 at the NEC Birmingham next week.

Entrants are training hard. Winners receive win an all-expenses-paid trip to the final in Amsterdam in November. Primayer & the Institute of Water invite you to come along and cheer on the teams:

Northumbrian Water Men’s

Northumbrian Water Ladies

Anglian Water

Severn Trent

Clancy Docwra



UK 1991 Champions

It’s all happening at Utility Week Live at the NEC in the Water Zone near stand H30.

Click here to see more details.

Watch last year’s final… here

2017 final at the NEC Birmingham
GLS 2019

10th Global Leakage Summit

25th 26th June 2019

Amba Hotel, Marble Arch, London UK

Not only is Primayer sponsoring the 10th Global Leakage Summit, but also Managing Director Roger Ironmonger will be speaking on managing water loss with fixed correlating networks of detectors: how they work, where they are used and how they help us.

GLS is the worldforum for water leakage management, designed to help water utilities develop faster and more efficient systems, that go beyond economic levels of leakage and reflect the true value of water and supply delivery targets.

As an international platform for those delivering improved efficiency, the GLS draws in world-wide practitioners, from industry leaders such as: Suez Environnement, Paris ; Vienna Waterworks, Austria ; Thames Water, UK ; Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, Cambodia ; Al Ain Distribution Company, UAE ; Oslo Water, Norway ; Scottish Water, UK ; Municipal Water, Poland ; Taiwan Water, Taiwan ; Pub Singapore, Singapore ; Anglian Water, UK and many others.

Past summits have proved to be a high-quality information-sharing opportunity for delegates, at both a technical and strategic level. Delegates discuss new concepts and technologies, managing water pressure, optimising networks and cost-effective solutions to water scarcity. Summit participants are all driving down leakage to an increasingly low level to meet customer expectations, conserve precious resources and maximise revenue.

Book your ticket here

Come and meet us on Stand No 18 where we can show you how Primayer technologies will help you meet your targets.

Find out who is speaking and who is exhibiting at

Anglian WaterAid Ball

Anglian Water invites all “Super Heroes and Super Villains” to its WaterAid Ball

27th April 2019

The Doubletree by Hilton, Milton Keynes

Primayer is a Gold Sponsor of this year’s WaterAid Ball. The main sponsor is Anglian Water, the water utility supplying water to the East of England. Anglian leads the way in preventing water leaks thanks to Primayer products and intelligent technologies. This event begins at 6pm with a champagne reception. There will be a Silent Auction at which guests bid by phone and see the highest bid displayed on screens in the ballroom. Some of these lots are quite incredible:

  • tickets to the Singapore Grand Prix in September,
  • two night stay at Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons,

There are also some water-themed lots:

  • a five day cruise along the Riviera with tickets to Monaco Grand Prix,
  • the opportunity to support hygiene programmes in Nepal,
  • a punting trip on the River Cam,
  • a camping trip at Alton Water Suffolk,
  • a private tour of Rutland Water valve tower and tunnel,
  • an open water swim with Olympic medallist Adrian Moorhouse,
  • a canoe trip on the River Nene,
  • a family outing to aquaparks at Alton Water or Rutland Water,
  • a sterling silver tidal wave pendant.

There will also be a “live” auction for a stay on a private island in the Caribbean, a helicopter ride following the course of the Thames and the opportunity to sponsor toilets in Nepal.

We look forward to raising plenty of money for WaterAid. This international charity is making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere. WaterAid has changed people’s lives for the better and forever. Primayer’s very own Super Villain Kevin Brook and Super Hero Lisa White will be there with their partners. Enjoy yourselves, it’s in an excellent cause!

To find out about the Primayer product most used by Anglian Water, the Enigma-3hyQ, click here.

Richard Fielding of Anglian Water and  Kevin Brook of Primayer with their partners at the ball.

World Water-Tech Innovation Summit

World Water-Tech Innovation Summit

26-27th February 2019

London, UK

The 2019 World Water-Tech Innovation Summit is where water utility leaders, start-ups, technology giants, engineers and investors from all over the globe come to find solutions to today’s challenges of digitisation, security, energy recovery and new water resources.

Primayer will be exhibiting at the conference and we look forward to meeting everyone.

Download the delegate brochure

World Water-Tech Innovation Summit brochure