The IWA World Water Exhibition 2016 featured thematic pavilions targeted at the global leading water professionals. These featured a programme throughout the week including industrial water use, desalination, reuse, asset management, and water loss management. See below the Pavilion initiatives.

Emerging Technologies & Innovation Programme Pavilion


Powered by Isle Utilities (and sponsored by Xylem and John Holland), the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Programme and Pavilion, located at stand number 812, features the latest innovations and breakthrough in technology for the water industry. The start-up tech companies are specially selected to present cutting edge solutions for the topics “Water reuse to desalination” and “Smart networks, making them work”. Visitors are invited to visit the pavilion to attend the daily award ceremonies, social events and interact with end-users, industry professionals, investors and scientists. This is the place where you will learn about the direction of tomorrow’s water world.

Topic 1 / Water Resuse to Desalination

  • Memfree – Clear Water Science
  • Emefcy – MABR
  • Hydro-dis
  • LG Sonic
  • Metaflush

Topic 2 Smart Networks Making them Work

  • Geointeractive
  • Liquid Integrity Systems
  • RedEye
  • UVS Trenchless Technology

Knowledge and Research pavilion

The Knowledge and Research pavilion (K&R Pavilion) represents the high-level institutions in Australia, showcasing their knowledge in the domain of water management.

Participants in the pavilion are:

  • Griffith University
  • University of Queens,and
  • CRC for Water sensitive cities
  • Australian Water Recycle Centre of Excellence
  • Water Research Australia
  • Monash University
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • RMIT University
  • Watersecure
  • International Water Centre (IWC) facilitates the central area in the pavilion (discussion area)

Cities pavilion


The Cities Pavilion, powered by Arup and sponsored by Veolia is an area for cities to highlight their innovations and leadership towards urban resilience and to network with other cities to become inspired by similar contexts and solutions.

On October 11, the day will start with an introduction to the IWA Principles for Water Wise Cities followed by their official launch at the Cities Pavilion. The pavilion includes a central networking area, where the “Principles for Water Wise Cities” will be illustrated.

Australian precinct


The Australia Precinct highlights the Australian Water industry and its major players. It is the opportunity to showcase , innovations and products on a global stage featuring Australia’s leading water projects from companies, institutes, utilities and government. There are almost 90 Exhibitors confirmed at this pavilion. Are you one?

Africa Pavilion

On a surface of 121 m2 stand space multiple African utilities and organizations present themselves. The Pavilion is organized by AFWA, a continental platform that brings together Corporates of Drinking water production and distribution, corporates managing Sanitation services, as well as those that regulate water and sanitation sectorial policies in African countries. It is composed of 115 Corporate Members, also called Regular or Active Members, from 45 African countries. Stand number 908.

Belgium Pavilion

Organized by The Flanders Knowledge Center Water (Vlakwa) stand number 708.

Denmark pavilion

The Danish pavilion is organized by the Danish Water Technology Group and Danish Export. Stand number 505

Japan Pavilion

Next edition’s host of the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition is looking forward to taking you on a journey to 2018, featuring both governmental institutes and major Japanese conglomerates. Organized by JWWA, stand number 501

China Pavilion

China is increasing its dominance in the water industry, the pavilion is organized by Acevision and represented by institutes and companies who are willing to cross borders. Stand number 301

Korea Pavilion

Organized via Korea Water Partnership, stand number 702

Netherlands Pavilion

Organized by Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) stand number 510