Korea Water and Wastewater Works Association is an agency under the Ministry of Environment consisting of more than 170 water providers, 300 companies, 20 associations and local government groups. It firstly began in 2002 and is an annually held fair.
It is a comprehensive exposition of the water industry of Korea, comprised of a variety of events including exhibition, seminars, and conferences.
Held in March of each year in Seoul and metropolitan cities alterately, the exposition features most companies of the water industry in Korea and is the platform through which many companies enter the Korean market.
WATER KOREA is the first exposition created for the water industry and has become a representation of this market.
Since its start in 2002, each year more than 200 companies and 25,000 people gather at the event.
Employees from a wide range of both domestic and oversea companies and agencies participate in WATER KOREA.
Companies accounted for the largest portion of WATER KOREA and have participated in a variety of forms including acting as exhibitors and visitors.
Other associations, organizations, and institutions participate in WATER KOREA as well.
The participation by public officials in charge of water services in Korea accounts for the largest in WATER KOREA.
They are actively participate in exhibitions and associated events as working in the waterworks or sewage division in all over the Korean cities including the metropolitan cities.
2016 WATER KOREA welcomes its 15th anniversary.
A multitude of water industrial companies in Korea participate in WATER KOREA.
Each year approximately 200 companies are involved in the exposition.
The fair becomes an avenue through which these companies provide the optimal environment to identify and exchange products.
WATER KOREA has become the springboard for entry into the Korean market.