Register now for the WIOA Queensland Water Industry Operations Conference and Exhibition will be held 1 and 2 June 2016 at the Central Queensland University Sports Centre in Rockhampton.

This event is expected to attract more than 600 water professionals to Rockhampton for two days where operational employees in the water industry will share the latest ideas, equipment and technology available to the operators of water and wastewater systems.

The conference and exhibition includes more than 25 presentations and an opening address by Adam Lovell from Water Services Association of Australia on the challenges of managing more complex water system and a keynote address from Queensland Urban Utilities’ Richard Petterson on the innovation centre.

There will be more than 100 exhibitors from the world’s leading water industry companies on display and the conference will feature water industry awards, including Queensland Operator of the Year and Ixom Water of Origin Taste Test.

Visitors are also able to explore the latest in treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, water supply, reclaimed water or biosolids, project management, asset management, new technologies, training and safety issues.

A highlight of the event is the third running of the Ixom Water of Origin Taste Test where the Barcaldine Regional Council will represent Queensland against NSW’s Nambucca Shire Council for State of Origin.

This conference is being hosted by Fitzroy River Water and will bring many regional and metropolitan employees together to discuss education and training, preservation of clean waterways, protection of public health and the environment, as well as to share and learn about the latest technological information.

The knowledge gained at the event will be utilised to implement better quality, more efficient and more reliable operational systems for all areas Queensland.

Book your place by Wednesday 25 May 2016.

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Jessica Dickers is an experienced journalist, editor and content creator who is currently the Editor of Utility’s sister publication, Infrastructure. With a strong writing background, Jessica has experience in journalism, editing, print production, content marketing, event program creation, PR and editorial management. Her favourite part of her role as editor is collaborating with the sector to put together the best industry-leading content for the audience.

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