On September 7-9, the main industry autumn event for water industry specialists took place: the 15th international exhibition and forum "Water: Ecology and Technology" ECWATECH 2021, as well as the 13th International Exhibition and Forum on Waste Management, Environmental Technologies and Renewable Energy WASTETECH 2021. Events were traditionally held at Crocus Expo.
During 3 days, 8486 people visited both exhibitions and had the opportunity to gain knowledge, find business partners, meet personally with equipment and service providers, and discuss new projects.
At the EcwaTech 2021 exposition, more than 230 companies from 16 countries presented equipment, services and technologies for water disposal, wastewater treatment and sludge disposal, water treatment and water supply, construction and operation of water management facilities, traditional and trenchless construction and repair of engineering networks.
Among the participants of the show were industry leaders and reliable players. Mosvodokanal JSC participated in the exposition. It’s the largest water company in Russia, providing services in water supply and sanitation for more than 15 million people, mainly in Moscow.
At the stand of RDE Engineering were two service locations, an area of exhibits from the personal collection of various components of pumping equipment, and equipment that allows conduct various types of audits quickly.
At Mitsubishi Electric's stand featured an intelligent water supply management system designed to reduce energy, leakage, and maintenance costs. Visitors get acquainted with the equipment for all degrees of wastewater treatment according to international quality standards at the stand of Hydrig.
The stand of ENERGOSTROY Group of Companies, a leader in construction and project design in the water industry, was also presented at the exhibition. Since 2011, more than 150 industrial and social construction projects have been implemented.
On the stand of Scientific and Production Association ECOSYSTEM advanced equipment for wastewater treatment was presented. For 10 years, the company has studied the features of wastewater from all types of industry and offers turnkey solutions.
A demonstration of the operation of the DOSATRON transparent dispenser was held at the DanLen stand. At the stand of the Scientific and Production Association ECOSERVICE visitors could make a virtual tour of the treatment facilities.
More than 90 companies participated in the exhibition for the first time, among them: VEGA Grieshaber KG, MAB GmbH, Jurbi Water Tech and others.
Participants of EcwaTech 2021 shared their opinions about the exhibition:
"JSC Moskvodokanal is a regular participant of the largest Ecwatech exhibition in Russia and Eastern Europe. We consider this platform to be the most important and most interesting for specialists in our industry segment. Ecwatech provides colossal and unique opportunities for communication between specialists at all levels of the largest companies in the country and neighbouring countries to exchange experience and promote new technical, technological and scientific initiatives. Ecwatech brings together the best - trained professional teams, companies, developers, suppliers, equipment manufacturers and end-users, as well as representatives of science, government, the public and education," said Alexey Belov, Mosvodokanal.
"We have been participating in the exhibition for the last 4 seasons. The exhibition is professional, there are no random people here, everyone comes to solve their life issues related to the industry in which we work. The euphoria of online communication passed a year ago, and we feel that it is impossible to replace live communication with conferences in zoom. Participation in the exhibition is an image component, a demonstration of the brand and the fact that we are confident in the market and can afford to participate here, " shared the opinion Alexey Shekhovtsev, RDE Engineering.
"EcwaTech is one of the central exhibitions of the water industry. We traditionally take part from year to year, for more than 10 or 12 years. For us, this is a platform for meetings with ocurrent clients, with our partners, a place to discuss current issues and promising projects. We would like to thank the organizer of RX. The initiative to organize events of this format in COVID times is difficult and responsible, but compared to last year, I want to note more activity of both participants and visitors," said Vitaly Cherevatenko, Per Aarsleff.
For 3 days there were rich business program for water sector professionals Among the speakers were more than 70 experts on municipal and industrial water supply and sanitation.
For those who could not attend the events of the business program during the exhibition days or would like to listen to interesting speeches again, there is an opportunity to purchase online access to recordings on the site.
One of the key events of business program was the conference "Water supply and sanitation of settlements and industrial enterprises: effective solutions and technologies" where experts discussed the problems of legal regulation of wastewater discharge and how to achieve a stable quality of treated water.
On September 7, the program of the conference included following sessions:
- "Design and operation of sewage treatment plants taking into account the existing requirements for the quality of treated water. Current issues, problems and their solutions"
- "Effective methods of enterprise management in the Water supply and sewerage facilities industry"
- "Modern approaches to water supply facilities management. Technologies, equipment and materials for water treatment"
Also, on this day International Environmental Award EcwaTech & WasteTech EWA Awards ceremony was held. This is a unique event that has no analogues in Russia for the water and environmental technologies industry, which allows you to determine the best of the best in the presented categories. The EWA Award is designed to identify products, services, and projects that have a valid quality argument. The list of winners can be found on the project page.
On September 8, on the second day of EcwaTech, delegates participated in several events:
- Session on networks and No-Dig "Current state of engineering networks in housing and communal services and industry "
- Round table “Digital transformation of the housing and communal complex” organized with the support of Rusatom Infrastructure Solutions JSC.
- Round table "Environmental engineering for the implementation of the tasks of the National Project Ecology" with the support of Associations of ECOMASH.
On September 9, the final day of EcwaTech, guests attended events from partners:
- Intellectual marathon in the field of water supply and sanitation among young scientists, postgraduates and students. Organizer: MGSU
- AWT Ecosystem Conference. Organizer: ATEK LLC
- Discussion "Water supply system: creating an optimal project" Organizer: S. O. K. Magazine
EcwaTech 2021 partners were Energostroy, HYDRIG, KAESER KOMPRESSOREN. Business program Partners: official partner is Mosvodokanal JSC; General Partner was AWT, strategic partner is Rusatom Infrastructure Solutions JSC, partners are Howden, Air Liquide, Accelerator RT-Invest, Association of Water Supply and Sanitation of the Moscow Region, MGSU, S. O. K. magazine.
The organizer would like to thank the participants, speakers and guests of the event. See you next year, September 13-15 at EcwaTech 2022.