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Chartered Institution of Water and
Environmental Management (CIWEM)

106-109 Saffron Hill, London, EC1N 8QS  
Tel: 020 7831 3110   Fax: 020 7405 4967

CIWEM Events Calendar

This calendar lists all CIWEM National and CIWEM Branch and Group events, as well as our online training units. Please see each individual calendar listing for contact details for the event you are interested in. Alternatively, you can use the "Tags" in the box on the right-hand side to filter the events by area or subject matter.


If you have any queries about CIWEM National events (held in London), please contact


2015-10-01T00:00:00 : 2015-10-31T00:00:00
  • Valuing the Environment: Putting Natural Capital into Practice

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    CIWEM One-Day Conference | SCI, 14/15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

    In association with CIWEM's Natural Capital Network


    Kindly sponsored by: 


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    We are pleased to announce that our keynote speeches will be delivered by Professor Dieter Helm, CBE, Natural Capital Committee (pre-recorded video) and Mark Gough, Natural Capital Coalition.


    This interdisciplinary event will bring together economists, social scientists and environmental scientists to discuss progress in the natural capital and ecosystem services agenda.

    Join us in October to discuss how natural capital is being assessed and hear the business case for natural capital accounting methodology. With a water management focus, plus case studies from other sectors, this event provides the perfect opportunity for cross-sector learning.


    For more details on booking or sponsorship, please contact


    Tags: National
  • ROI Golf Outing

    ROI Golf Outing - If interested please contact Jim Oliver 01-2969000

    Venue - TBC

    Tags: Republic of Ireland
  • Frongoch Mine Remediation Project Open Day


    Ysbyty Ystwyth & Pont-rhyd-y-groes Village Hall, Ceredigion, SY25 6DE


    Diwrnod Agored Prosiect Adfer Mwynglawdd Frongoch

    Mae Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru wedi cwblhau prosiect i leihau'r llygredd o hen fwynglawdd Frongoch yng Ngheredigion.

    Rydym yn cynnal diwrnod agored ddydd Gwener 2il Hydref 2015, ac fe fyddwn yn falch iawn pe gallech ymuno â ni. Bydd yna gyfle i drafod manteision y prosiect gyda staff CNC ac i ymweld â'r mwynglawdd i weld y gwaith rydym wedi'i gwblhau. Ceir manylion pellach yn yr atodiad.

    Mae croeso i chi anfon y gwahoddiad yma i unrhyw un arall fyddai â diddordeb i ddod i'r diwrnod agored. Edrychwn ymlaen at eich gweld chi yno.

    Frongoch Mine Remediation Project Open Day

    Natural Resources Wales has completed a project to reduce pollution from the abandoned Frongoch Mine in Ceredigion.

    We are holding an open day on Friday 2nd October 2015 and would be delighted if you could join us. There will be the opportunity to discuss the benefits of the project with NRW staff and to visit the mine to see the works we have completed. Further details are attached.

    Please feel free to forward this invite to anyone else you think might be interested in attending. We hope to see you there.

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: North Western and North Wales
  • Flood Forecasting: Current Challenges and Future Aspirations

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    One-Day Conference | the studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP

    In association with CIWEM's Rivers and Coastal Group


    Kindly sponsored by:                                                                                          
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    This event will look at the potential of flood forecasting and how communities and infrastructure can benefit from improved practice. Speakers will discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding recent experience, new technology, future aspirations and partnership working across the UK. 


    Join us in October to...

    • Understand current best practice and latest developments in flood forecasting - new strategies, systems, services and products
    • Gain a clearer understanding of community and infrastructure requirements
    • Understand the current position of Operating Authorities across the UK
    • Hear the lessons learnt and experiences of local communities
    • Contribute to discussions on the limitations and challenges we face
    • Benefit from a mixture of academic, practitioner and regulator perspectives 


    What will I get from the event?

    • A VOICE: Your opinion matters and we'd like to hear from you. You could help to shape future developments by sharing your thoughts at this event.
    • NETWORKING: An opportunity to meet and discuss flood forecasting with representatives from a wide range of authorities, organisations and institutions
    • DEVELOPMENT: You will leave with knowledge of the latest best practice and having discussed the challenges and priorities for the future.


    This event has received the approval of The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management and will contribute to your CPD.


    Contact for more information.


    Tags: National,rivers and coastal group,RCG
  • Coastal Advance and Coastal Retreat - one-day conference


    Venue: The Møller Centre, Cambridge, CB3 0DE

    CIWEM East Anglia Branch, in association with UKELA, are hosting a one-day conference on Coastal Advance and Coastal Retreat.

    This one-day conference provides an opportunity to learn about a range of initiatives designed to advance or retreat the coastline, and in particular to hear practitioners' experiences of translating ideas and policies into reality on the ground.

    Presenters from a range of organisations including The Crown Estate, the Environment Agency, NFU, RPA and the RSPB will share their knowledge and experiences.

    Full details including costs, booking arrangements and an Exhibitor Package can be found in the flyer.

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    Tags: East Anglia
  • Prosecuting Environmental Crime


    Speaker: Mohammed Yakub (Natural Resources Wales)

    Venue: Faculty Lecture Theatre , Trevithick Building, Cardiff University

    CIWEM Welsh branch would like to invite you to attend an evening presentation on "Prosecuting Environmental Crime'.

    Synopsis: There will always be individuals and businesses who cannot resist the temptation to commit environmental offences.  The underlining motive for this mischief is to make and/or save money at the expense of harming the environment and/or undercutting those who comply with the law. 

    The Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is a statutory body set up to ensure that the environment and natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, sustainably enhanced and sustainably used, now and in the future.  Therefore, the NRW will use number of enforcement tools including prosecution to enforce its statutory powers.

    This session will look at how the NRW prosecute those who are unable to resist the temptation to commit environmental offences.

    Cost for the event is FREE and is open to non members.  Light refreshments will be available from 5.30pm.  Please contact: Tracey Dunford 


    Tags: South Western,Welsh
  • noPILLS in Water


    The European research project noPILLS has the long-term aim of reducing pharmaceutical micro-pollutants in the water cycle.

    Ms. Helwig will put some of the project outcomes in a Scottish context.

    Prof. Charissis will address the need for communication and awareness.

    For more information about this exciting event please click on the flyer below.

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    Tags: Scottish
  • Bristol Water - Pumping Through the 20th Century


    Joint CIWEM South West and Intstitute of Water Event

    "Bristol Water - Pumping Through the 20th Century"

    Blagdon Reservoir,  October 8th, 2015


    This joint CIWEM South-West and Institute of Water event will include a talk on the history of the Blagdon Reservoir beam engine, and tours of the beam engine, the 1950's pump hall and the pumping station installed in 2014.


    See flyer for more information.

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    Tags: South Western
  • Coastal evening meeting


    During this evening meeting in Basingstoke, we will hear from two speakers on interesting coastal topics. One with an environmental focus and the other, flood risk.

    Further details of the event including booking instructions are contained in the below flyer.

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    Tags: Central Southern



    Friday 9thOctober 2015

    Holiday Inn, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2UA



    CIWEM SW branch warmly invite you to our 2015 Annual Dinner held at the Holiday Inn in Taunton commencing at 7:15pm for 7:45pm.


    Individual tickets are £35 each for Members, Inclusive of VAT, exclusive of wine. Corporate Tables are available, seating 10 people comfortably at a cost of £500.00 including VAT (including 5 bottles of wine).

    An individual discount is available for all CIWEM SW Branch New Members (any current non-corporate member) - with tickets only £20 each (inclusive of VAT, exclusive of wine). Early booking is advised.


    A raffle will be held during the evening with all money raised to WaterAid. All
    raffle prize donations gratefully received. A bar will be open until the early
    hours for those wishing to stay on after the dinner.

    Should you wish to stay overnight, please make the necessary arrangements directly
    with the hotel by telephoning (0870) 400 9080 and mention the CIWEM SW Branch Annual
    Dinner when booking. CIWEM is not responsible for your booking or any related

    Please return the reply slip together with a cheque for the requisite amount no later
    than Friday 18th September 2014.


    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: South Western
  • Stanton Cup Golf Outing


    Mahee Island Golf Club

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Northern Ireland
  • CIWEM South Western Branch Mandatory Competencies Workshop


    CIWEM South Western Branch Mandatory Competencies Workshop

    Tuesday 13th October 2015, 17.30 - 19:30

    Venue: WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Bristol


    This is a focussed and interactive workshop to help applicants attain and demonstrate compliance with the CIWEM mandatory competencies and Chartership requirements.


    The workshop will be led by Dr Robert Keirle - an experienced CIWEM mentor and
    CIWEM Professional Reviewer.

    To book a place at this workshop, please email:
    Attendance is free. If cancellation is necessary we required 24 hours notice.






    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: South Western
  • Natural Flood Management


    Speaker: Dr Alex Nicholson and Dr Candice Constantine (Arup)

    Venue: Faculty Lecture Theatre, Trevithick Building, Cardiff University

    CIWEM Welsh branch (joint sponsored by ICE Cymru) would like to invite you to attend an evening presentation on "Natural Flood Management, the techniques used and multiple benefits achieved by working with nature".

    This talk offers examples of the multiple benefits of NFM, and explains how they can be maximised through practical design.  The paper also explains the potential wider ecosystem services functions of NFM schemes, and how they may be more important to society than is appreciated at present.  New tools to assist in the selection of measures and to appreciate flooding benefit will be introduced in the context of our most recent experiences on NFM projects including, river catchments in the north east of England, Llanbwchllyn SSSI in Wales, and the Leven catchment in Scotland.

    Please refer to the flyer for full synopsis and speaker bios.

    Cost for the event is FREE and is open to non members.  Light refreshments will be available from 5.30pm.  Please contact: Tracey Dunford 


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    Tags: South Western,Welsh
  • Developing Asset Management Strategy to support Outcome delivery around flooding and pollution


    This evening will highlight the role that asset management strategy plays in the delivery of business outcomes linked to flooding and pollution. It will explore how different approaches are being taken to understand and mitigate problems within catchments which may cause flooding or pollution.

    In our first paper, James Hale (Clear Environmental Consultants) will talk about the developing region wide asset management solutions, focusing on the development of InfoNet based approaches to asset management. This will include the development of regional pollution strategy and supporting incident response.
    Our second paper, presented by Geoff Ball (Severn Trent Water) will highlight a range of approaches that Severn Trent Water have implemented to support identification of flooding and pollution.


    Date: Wednesday 14th October, 2015

    Time: 18:00 - 20:00

    Location: Loughborough University (see flyer for directions)

    Booking: Email to confirm place

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    Tags: East Midlands
  • Technical Meeting 1 - Sustainable Catchment Area Management Planning


    Malone House, Belfast

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    Tags: Northern Ireland
  • Process Plant Operational Efficiency

    This workshop onProcess Plant Operational Efficiency aims to introduce attendees to a range of approaches and techniques for reducing use of energy and chemicals in process plants, using examples from the water sector.
    For more information please click on the flyer below.

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Scottish
  • Environmental Assessment for Water & Wastewater Projects

    Environmental Assessment for Water & Wastewater Projects

    Venue: Engineers Ireland, Clyde Road, Dublin 4

    Tags: Republic of Ireland
  • Groundwater flooding evening meeting


    An evening meeting looking at how groundwater flooding takes place, how we can forecast and warn for this type of flooding. We will also look at the local authority perspective of how they deal and respond to groundwater flooding, particularly focusing on the wettest winter 2013-14, when there was widespread flooding from groundwater across the UK.

    Further details of the event including booking instructions are contained in the below flyer.

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Central Southern
  • Boo


    Pumpkin Carving Contest

    Memphis Belle, Gemini Retail Park, Warrington. WA5 8WF

    'Join us at this spooktacular event! We're dying to see how creative you are!'

    Individual, team, management and family pumpkins welcome!

    Official Rules


    • All contestants must register their pumpkin by 21st October. No late entries allowed.
    • More than 1 pumpkin may be entered by each contestant.
    • Contestants may either submit a photo of them holding their pumpkin plus a close-up photo of both sides of the pumpkin to the Branch Committee or they may present their pumpkin to the judges.
    • All photos must be received by 3pm and all pumpkins attending the event must be delivered to the venue by 6pm on 28th October 2015.


    • All pumpkins must be free-standing. A bit wonky is acceptable.
    • No foreign objects may be used in the construction of the pumpkin e.g. - cocktail sticks, string, tape, paint, glue, flowers, hydraulic pumps or fog machines are not allowed.
    • Free-hand designs, stencils and patterns are allowed. Real and imaginary images are eligible.
    • No mechanically reproduced, illegible, forged, rotten, automated or mechanised pumpkins are allowed.
    • Size is not important!


    • The Committee reserves the right to refuse or disqualify any entry that they consider inappropriate. Some members of the Committee are of a sensitive disposition.
    • Pumpkins will be judged on their originality, quality and overall impression.
    • Extra marks may be awarded for contestants wearing fancy dress.
    • Any attempt to haunt, mislead, distract or bribe the judges may result in disqualification!
    • The winners, if they are not attending with their pumpkin, will be notified by telephone on 29th October.

    General Information:
    Please make every effort to dispose of your pumpkin responsibly by composting, consuming or recycling it. The Committee will not dispose pumpkins and pumpkins may not be left behind at the venue. Please take your pumpkin home.

    How to Enter
    Please complete the entry form on the flyer and send to -

    Entries must be received by 21st October 2015.

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: North Western and North Wales
  • Routes to Membership

    Need help achieving Chartership status? 

    Date: Wednesday 28 October 2015

    Time: 18:00 for 18:30

    Venue: Mott MacDonald, 10 Fleet Place, London, EC4M 7RB


    To book please email


    Draft Agenda

    18:00     Registration and Networking

    18:25     Introduction and welcome

    18:30     CIWEM and the benefits of Membership -representative from the Membership Department at CIWEM HQ

    18:50     The Professional Review Process - Dos and Don'ts for Success -a perspective from the interview panel

    19:10     I got chartered with CIWEM! -a story of someone who has recently gained chartered membership status

    19:30     Questions and Answers

    20:00     Close


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    Tags: Metropolitan,Metropolitan NMG