2017 Conference – EPA Code of Practice Review
The 2017 conference has been postponed until further notice. This is due to a delay in the review of the Code of Practice. Further details to follow.
Copies of the presentations from last years conference can be found below under the 2016 conference agenda. Details of the 2017 agenda will be posted here as they are finalised.
New Technologies in Onsite Wastewater
Our keynote speaker this year was Margaret Keegan from the EPA and her presentation included an update on the Review of the EPA Code of Practice 2009.
For PDF copies of the presentations, please click on the speaker name to download.
|8.45 – 9.30||Registration and Trade Exhibition|
|9.30 – 9.40||Welcome and Opening Address||Richard Flynn, Site Assessor / IOWA Chairman|
|9.40 – 10.15||Private Wells, Engagement Strategy, EPA Code of Practice 2009 Review||Margaret Keegan, Inspector, Water Catchment Team, EPA|
|10.15 – 10.35||Group discount on PI and Risks||Martin Adams, Arachas Insurance|
|10.35 – 11.05||Issues with moderately percolating sites||Robbie Meehan, An Talamh Ireland|
|11.05 – 11.15||QUESTIONS & ANSWERS SESSION|
|11.15 – 11.35||Tea/Coffee and Trade Exhibition|
|11.35 – 12.05||Building Standards||Eamonn Smyth, Dept of Environment Community & Local Government|
|12.05 – 12.15||Short Update on SR66 – Member Presentation||Daniel Verschitz, PIA GmbH|
|12.15 – 12.45||Strive Report No. 161 Low Permeability Subsoils||Laurence Gill, Trinity College|
|12.45 – 1.00||QUESTIONS & ANSWERS SESSION|
|1.00 – 2.15||Lunch and Trade Exhibition|
|2.15 – 2.45||New initiatives in the WFD||Donal Daly, EPA|
|2.45 – 3.00||Case Study on domestic wetlands solutions||Aila Carty, VESI|
|3.00 – 3.15||IOWA/EPA Engagement Strategy Briefing||Richard Flynn, Site Assessor / IOWA Chairman|
|3.15 – 3.25||Biological waste water cleaning & recycling systems in Industry – Member Presentation||Angelo O’Connor, Chem Regen|
|3.25 – 3.35||Gravity flow distribution of Effluent Alternative ways – Member presentation||Christ Spoorenberg , EcoScan|
|3.35 – 3.50||Can wastewater regulations encourage best practices?||Joe Walsh, Ash Environmental|
|3.50 – 4.00||Effluent Filters – Member Presentation||Alan Wright, Polylok (Europe)|
|4.00 – 4.20||QUESTIONS & ANSWERS SESSION|
|4.20 – 5.00||Tea/Coffee and Trade Exhibition IOWA AGM|
IOWA Conference Location
This years conference will take place in the KILLENARD HERITAGE HOTEL.
Directions to the hotel can be found by clicking on this link http://www.theheritage.com/map.html
The exhibition was well attended in 2016 and the following companies were in attendance:
– Ash Environmental
– Evergreen (Biotech) Sewage Treatment
– Glenview Natural Stone
– Graf Ireland
– Molloy Environmental Systems
– Polylok (Europe)
Registration and Cost€160 – Attendance at conference with membership of IOWA*
*€130 for 2nd and subsequent registration with membership of IOWA Please note there is no option to attend without membership €250 – Exhibition Stand + 2 people (no membership)
€90 for 3rd and subsequent people at Exhibition Stand (no membership) €350 – Exhibition Stand + 2 people with membership of IOWA
€100 for 3rd and subsequent people at Exhibition Stand with membership of IOWA You can pay for your membership and/or conference attendance through Paypal but please note the cost will be slightly higher to cover admin fees.
Download the Conference Registration Form