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Meet Senior Executives From International Water Utilities:

  • CEOs
  • Managing Directors
  • Leakage Development Managers
  • Distribution Managers
  • Leakage Managers
  • Leakage Team Leaders
  • Network Leakage Managers
  • Network Managers
  • Regulation Managers
  • Leakage Engineers
  • Leakage Controllers
  • Operations Directors
  • Heads Of Research & Development
  • Leakage Strategy / Leakage Development Managers
  • Chief Engineers
  • Engineering Directors
  • Civil Engineers
  • Senior Manager Distribution Operations
  • Senior Water Engineers
  • Distribution Systems Managers
  • Directors, Water Distribution
  • Heads Of Water Supply
  • Pipeline Management
  • Maintenance
  • Chief Data Officer
  • Head of Data Factory

Plus Service & Solution Providers In The Following Areas:

  • Leak Detection Equipment
  • Leak Detection Contractors
  • Pipe Location Specialists
  • Pipe Material Providers
  • GIS
  • Network Modelling
  • Data Management
  • Meter Suppliers
  • Valve Suppliers
  • Pump Suppliers
  • Pressure Reduction Valves
  • Data loggers
  • Satellite technology for asset location and management
  • Thermal imaging/radar technologies
  • Pipe Inspection and condition assessment (External/internal)
  • Acoustic noise loggers
  • Flow meters (full bore/insertion)
  • Customer meters and meter readers
  • Excavation and trenchless technology
  • Pipe repair technologies (internal/external)

David Lonergan

National Leakage Manager

Uisce Eireann (formerly Irish Water)

David Lonergan is a Chartered Engineer with 25 years’ experience in the water sector. His current role is National Leakage Manager at Uisce Eireann where he has led the Leakage Management team since 2018. This team is responsible for achieving Irish Waters leakage reduction targets via Capital & Operational activities. This team manages all key leakage reduction activities across Ireland such as find & fix, pressure reduction & metering activities. The team is also responsible for planning of the Water Network below ground portfolio including distribution & trunk main replacement. The team manages the use of innovation to continuously drive effectiveness & efficiencies across all leakage programs.

Key projects delivered by David during his time in this team was the delivery of a National Leakage Management System for the Utility in 2019 & achievement of Irish Waters first major leakage reduction milestone of 166 MLD of water saved in 2021.

David previously worked on the Irish Water Program in 2013 which was responsible for setting up the Irish Water Utility, then joining the utility in 2014 as a Data Governance Specialist and later Water Network Asset Planning Specialist. Previous to this David spent 15 years in Dublin City Council & was a member of the Dublin Region Water Conservation Project & following that the Dublin Region Watermain Rehabilitation Project.



The World-Leading Forum for Leakage Management...

...This Congress Is Now Established As A Brand Leader -
For Water Company Practitioners To Exchange Information on Topical Case Studies And Learn About Best Practice Technologies For Assessing, Monitoring And Reducing Leakage In Their Networks


  • Seizing Opportunities - effects of lockdown, effect on customer consumptions & commercial use
  • Sharing Ideas & Experiences - collaboration and synergies
  • Ofwat's Innovation Fund - progress & collaborative projects
  • Leakage And The Wider Environment a twin-track approach to water resource sustainability and leakage reduction
  • Enabling A Workforce Of The Future - Case Studies from two UK water companies 
  • Achieving Zero Leakage - examining the latest thinking on technologies for preventing leaks
  • Net Zero Carbon By 2030?   UK water industry target to significantly reduce the carbon and energy used by the sector
  • Better Infrastructure For Leak Prevention -  what industry standards are already in place and what needs to be improved?

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