Welsh branch

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Croeso! Welcome!

At CIWEM Welsh Branch we promote the development and networking of people professionally engaged in water and environmental management now and for future generations, aligned to CIWEMs values.

  • Joining us – You can join the Welsh branch under the ‘My Regions’ tab in the ‘Member Area’. You can contact us by email Welsh@ciwem.org and you can also follow Welsh Branch on Facebook.
  • Connecting with Members and non-Members –We have an excellent programme of evening lectures planned for this year, covering a range of topics. Most evening meetings start at five-thirty with some light refreshments and then a presentation, followed by questions and discussion.
  • Supporting our Members – We provide a forum for professionals to network, disseminate information and meet other professionals within the sector. We actively help develop new members in industry, higher education and the wider community by providing a support and mentoring network.
  • New Members Group – Our NMG works to increase the profile of CIWEM and help individuals working toward Chartered status, contact welshnmg@ciwem.org to get involved!
  • Wales Urban Drainage Group – Our Welsh UDG group is a sister organisation to the CIWEM UDG and we work promote best practice in the field of urban drainage here under the devolved administration.
  • Collaborating –We will continue to team up with other professional institutions in Wales to allow us to continue providing a combined calendar of events.  This is available online http://www.cc-events-wales.org.uk/. We also reach out to Welsh universities and raise awareness of CIWEM with students and graduates.

Events 2017


2) 28th February 2017:            Routes to membership and mandatory competencies presentation

Speaker: Tim Simms (Head of Membership & Professional Development)

Location: Faculty Lecture Theatre, Cardiff University

Time: 5.30pm till 7pm

Cost: No

Other organisations: N/A


2) 9th March 2017:            15th Annual Wales National Flooding Conference

Speakers: David Balmforth, MWH Jeremy Parr or Emyr Roberts, NRW Huw Williams, Gwynedd Council More details to follow

Location: Novotel Hotel, Schooner Way, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4RT

Time: 8.30am – 4.20pm

Cost: Yes, see event for details

Other organisations: ICE Cymru event in conjunction with CIWEM


3) 26th April 2017:            Dealing with pollution from abandoned metal mines in Wales

Speakers: Paul Edwards (NRW), Steve Skill (Swansea Uni), Heather De-Quincey, and D Oatley (Swansea Uni)

Location: The Wallace Lecture Theatre, Singleton Campus, Swansea University

Time: 4pm till 6pm

Cost: No

Other organisations: ICE Cymru Students and Graduates and Geological Society

Note that due to accessibility to the venue after 6pm, we are holding the talks slightly earlier. Refreshments available from 4.15pm, with talks commencing from 4.45pm onwards. Finish around 6pm


4) 28th April 2017:             CIWEM Welsh Branch Annual Dinner

Location: Jury Inn Hotel, Park Place Cardiff CF10 3UD

Time: 7pm till late

Cost: Yes, see event for details

Other organisations: N/A


5) 4th May 2017:                Environmental Micro-Presentations

Location: Faculty Lecture Theatre, Cardiff University

Time: 5.30pm – 7.15pm

Cost: No

Other organisations: Joint with YPN, ICE Students / Graduates and CIWEM rivers and coastal group


We look forward to seeing you! Edrychwnymiaen at eichgweld!

Claire Scannell MSc, BSc, CWEM, CSci, CEnv. Welsh Branch Chair 2016/17.