2022 Annual Rural Water Services Conference

The National Federation of Group Water Schemes (NFGWS) is delighted to announce that the Rural Water Services Conference will take place this year as an in-person event in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone on Thursday, 8th September 2022.

This year's conference will be held as part of series of events that are happening during Rural Water Week 2022, which runs from 5th to the 9th September. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘A Responsibility to Act - the Evolving Role of the GWS Sector’. It is once again being organised by the NFGWS in association with the Local Authority Services National Training Group (LASNTG).

A range of experts from throughout the sector will be speaking on key areas, including the transposition of the recast EU Drinking Water Directive into national legislation, the ongoing review of the rural water sector, quality assurance and water safety planning. The full line-up of speakers is listed below.

You can download a copy of the conference programme here; a booking form for GWS personnel is available to download here, while other attendees can download a booking form here. Directions to the Hodson Bay Hotel can be found on their website hodsonbayhotel.com.



You can also watch back all of the presentations from the Rural Water Webinar 2021 here