Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. About AQUA2009 AQUA2009 is the national forum for effective water and wastewater management. It will bring policymakers, industry leaders, experts and practitioners from the water world together to address challenges, showcase technologies, discover opportunities and celebrate achievements. The conference culminates in the presentation of the first Bhageerath Award, a peer-selected national award to recognize outstanding contributions in industrial water management. This second annual conference on water by IIChE-MRC will be held from 4 to 5 July 2009 at Holiday Inn, Goa. The theme is Infrastructure and Innovations in Water Management.