XIV International Water Forum «AQUA UKRAINE - 2016» took place on November 8-10, 2016 in the International Exhibition Centre. Traditionally Forum was held by order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine as the part of exhibition and the number of scientific‑practical conferences, seminars, round tables and other activities.

- International Exhibition Centre, Ltd.
With the support of:
- Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine
- Ministry of Ecology and Natural Recourses of Ukraine
- State Agency on Water Recourses of Ukraine
- Messe Berlin GmbH
- Drinking Water of Ukraine Association

The opening ceremony was held by:
- Eduard Kruhliak – Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, the Chairman of Organizing Committee on preparation and holding of XII International Congress «Institutional and Technical Aspects of Reforming of Housing and Communal Services» and International Trade Fairs «Energy Efficiency. Renewable Energy», «CommunTech», «AQUA UKRAINE» and «EuroBuildExpo»
- Viktor Vakarash – Deputy Minister of Ecology and Natural Recourses of Ukraine – Head of Staff
- Pavlo Hvozdenko – Acting Chairman of the State Agency of Water Recourses of Ukraine
- Juriy Khivrych – President of «Drinking Water of Ukraine» Association
- Anatoliy Tkachenko – Director General of International Exhibition Centre, Ltd. and other officials.

After greeting words the honored guests got acquainted with the equipment for water management branch, natural samples of machinery for housing and communal services, construction industry, energy and resource conservation.

International Water Forum AQUA UKRAINE '2016This year products of 106 enterprises were represented at the Trade Fair AQUA UKRAINE – the essential component of complex activity.

Absolute leader of water branch, permanent exhibitor – WILO UKRAINE (Kyiv region, Ukraine) represented the latest developments of WILO SE concern: high-efficient monoblock pump of premium class Wilo-Stratos GIGA B, universal mine for water removal Wilo-Port 600 and multistage centrifugal pump for water supply, irrigation, watering and use of rainwater WILO-HiMulti 3.

International Water Forum AQUA UKRAINE '2016Permanent exhibitor Imest-Plus, Ltd (Kyiv, Ukraine) annually surprises the visitors by novelties and expansion of product range.

This year the company for the first time represented in Ukraine the combined installation of high pressure and vacuum ROM SmartCombi. The device is intended for cleaning of household communications and urban drainage systems.

It is impossible not to notice the loud entry to the Ukrainian market of exhibitor – Kuntze Instruments GmbH (Germany) – known as the biggest manufacturer of analytical equipment in Europe. Company constantly invests in the development of new technologies of water analysis and expands the network of its representatives around the world.

New equipment presented by the company «Oniko» had increased high visitor’s interest. Everyone had an opportunity to get acquainted with innovative system of cleaning and disinfection of water - Villagepump BV, which is perfect solution for remote settlements without electricity network. Villagepump 500 – a compact equipment for clean water extraction wherever the surface source is.

This year the list of participants was filled up by the row of companies
that first presented products on the Trade Fair «AQUA UKRAINE»

They are: ABO VALVE (Czech Republic), DÜKER Gmbh (Germany), BBA PUMPS (The Netherlands), «Water World Window», «Gidrotechbud», «Linex», «Uks‑Group Ukraine», «PC TerPolimerGas», «Flowex», «Kharkiv engineering company», «Central Biochemical Laboratory», «Yuventa‑Group Ukraine» etc. At the exhibition stands of the above‑mentioned participants were presented a wide range of pumping units for different usage areas, valves, complex solutions for designing and building of swimming facilities, ecology safety equipment for water disinfection, services for drilling, laboratory control in terms of quality and safety of drinking water.

With a wide range of plastic pipes for water sector

it was possible to become familiar on the stands of companies that occupy leading positions at the national market: «Ukrpolimerconstruction», «Brovary Plastic Plant», «Elplast Lviv», «Company Aquatherm Ukraine».

A lot of exclusive developments were offered in the segment
of water treatment, purification, disinfection of water and wastewater
by the participants who presented their capabilities within the Fair not the first time

International Water Forum AQUA UKRAINE '2016They are: Enor Enerji Teknolojileri a.s. (Turkey), «Aerocore», «Alhim», «Budynok Invest Stroy», «VTA‑Ukraine Plus», «Energy saving Technologies», «Panda», «Plastics Ukraine», «SK Traiding Group», «Zepter International Ukraine». The largest manufacturer of water purification equipment - «Ecosoft» presented all the range of products for water from household filters to unique water treatment plants.

The most advanced solutions for water and sewage systems of Ukraine presented at the stands of national producers as: «Akvantis», «Bortek», «Brotep‑Eco», «Aquaton», «Ecopolymer», «Nasosenergoprom», «Nerex», «Smoly», «Fitopotik», «2Н Plast Ukraine», «Unilos Ukraine» increased professional interest of the general public.

Detailed List of Participants

In the framework of business program of XII International Congress «Institutional and Technical Aspects of Reforming of Housing and Communal Services - 2016» were discussed the urgent issues on regulatory and legal support of water branch and financial condition of water and sewerage services enterprises, regulation basis of tariff setting system, ways of solving the problems of drinking water provision in countryside, etc. «ZAK UKRAINE. Effective analysis of sewage treatment plants in Ukraine» (Project Manager – Veygart Stefan, Dreberis GmbH, Technical University, Dresden, Germany) was represented in the framework of the activity. The project is intended to promote the protection of reservoirs and effective use of resources during wastewater treatment in Ukraine, check of treatment plants condition and research the possibility of applying ZAK method, substantiation of needs in electricity, which are necessary for indicators optimization.

Annual scientific‑practical conference «Water and Environment» (organizers: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine and State Agency on Water Recourses of Ukraine) supplements the Forum since its existence. It was devoted to issues on regulation of state policy in the sphere of water protection and rational use of water resources in the context of international commitments and European integration, as well as implementation of the national targets under Protocol on water and health at the national level.

Detailed program

International Water Forum AQUA UKRAINE '2016Traditionally, Kyivvodokanal, PJSC took active part in the work of the Forum. Show of Excavators took place at the open space. This year drivers‑virtuosos represented the new program of the event. Using the large‑sized machinery the representatives of Vodokanal played bowling, hammered the nails, transferred bucket of water, opened the bottles using grab and as usual surprised and pleased the viewers.

Simultaneous conducting of International Trade Fairs of the related topics («CommunTech»/»RoadTechExpo», «Energy Efficiency. Renewable Energy», «EuroBuildExpo» and «Industrial Ecology»), which became a tradition, gave specialists an opportunity to get the complete information about the current condition of economy and tendencies of its development, establish the contacts with partners, compare and objectively estimate the market offers.

Total area of exhibition project reached nearly 16000 sq.m. and united 362 participants under the roof of International Exhibition Centre. International Trade Fair «Power Engineering for Industry» took place simultaneously with the complex of the mentioned branch exhibitions. Exhibitions were attended by over 12000 specialists including managing and engineering employees of water utilities, enterprises of housing and communal services, project, installation and construction enterprises, basin departments, enterprises of food, pharmaceutical, chemical, petrochemical, mining, energy, metallurgical and engineering branches, project and scientific-research organizations, etc.

International Water Forum AQUA UKRAINE '2016

International Water Forum AQUA UKRAINE '2016

International Water Forum AQUA UKRAINE '2016

Field of the Company’s Activity, %

Water sector


Mechanical engineering


Design and construction


Power and heat engineering


Gas and oil industry


Agricultural sector


Scientific and educational institutions


Non-governmental organizations


Central and local authorities, other authorities


Food processing industry


Mettallurgy industry





Topics Interesting to Visitors, %

Water supply


Water preparation


Sewerage systems


Wastewater treatment


Pumping equipment and pipeline accessories


Engineering networks


Automation of technological processes


Wastewater treatment


Sludge treatment


Protection of water sources


Bottled water