The 11th World Plumbing Conference, a triennial event, was held in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa in September, 2016. The event was hosted by the Institute of Plumbing South Africa (IOPSA).
Under the theme of Regulations for Sustainable Plumbing – A Case for International Standards, the event was attended by over 200 delegates from around the globe and was opened by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana.
The Conference was chaired by Prof. Mike Muller, Visiting Adjunct Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand Graduate School of Governance and renowned authority in water security.
Conference delegates had the opportunity to hear from three distinguished plumbing professionals in keynote addresses. These speakers focussed on a variety of elements of good plumbing Regulations and Standards; and the vital link between well developed, implementable, and enforceable Plumbing Standards and sustainable levels of safe access to water and sanitation.
Download the full WPC-2016-post-show-report (PDF)