From the hangar that houses the world famous Concorde aircraft, Graham Charnley, AVK UK’s Industry Sector Manager hosted a successful exhibition
From the hangar that houses the world famous Concorde aircraft, Graham Charnley, AVK UK’s Industry Sector Manager hosted a successful exhibition and seminar on water leakage, prevention and maintenance. 60 delegates and 30 exhibitors enjoyed the majestic presence of Concorde, a feat of engineering, and AVK hospitality at the Runway Centre Exhibition and Conference Hall, Manchester Airport. The engineering theme was accentuated by a comprehensive display of AVK products, from Dn25mm air valves to Dn600mm gate valve’s and complimented by exhibitions from key UK water industry specialists (full list below).
As industry leaders in the supply and design of valves and fittings, AVK UK bought together a cross section of water experts and papers on the topic of leakage and pipeline management, to share knowledge, experience, innovation and diagnosis and prevention and much more. During the course of the day the delegates were treated to a tour on board Concorde. Attendees – Exhibitors and Delegates : Representatives from Consultants : Atkins, Mouchel, MWH and Mott MacDonald. UK Water Utilities, Yorkshire Water, Northumbrian Water, United Utilities, Thames Water, South West water and Board Gais (Southern Ireland), Contractors : Daniel Contractors and May Gurney. Various associated companies on the supply chain and design. Exhibitors : Sarco Stopper, Glenfield Valves, Hy-Ram, Denholm Pipecare, AVK Industrial, Invicta Valves, AVK Sydall and Busch Penstocks. Speakers & Papers : ARI Valves (Air Valves), Severn Trent Water (Managing your networks), MWH Consultants (Network analysis and Leakage), i2O (Pressure Management), Glenfield Valves (Launch of New Series 859) and VCS Utility Denmark (How the Danes have approached leakage and network design)