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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 Conferences and Events

2014-04-01T00:00:00 : 2014-04-30T00:00:00
  • 02 Apr 2014 - 03 Apr 2014

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    Activated Sludge: Past, Present and Future

    The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester

    CIWEM Wastewater Management Panel

    In collaboration with

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      aquaenviro logo   Lead Sponsor

    United Utilities logo

    100 Years of Activated Sludge

    To commemorate the achievements of Ardern, Lockett and Fowler at Davyhulme, the CIWEM Wastewater Management Panel and Aqua Enviro are organising a Centenary event on the 2nd and 3rd April 2014. United Utilities are the Lead Sponsor for the event, and will be kindly hosting a site visit to Davyhulme.

    The conference will involve two days of invited speakers covering the past, present and future of activated sludge. There will feature a large trade exhibition as well as an historical exhibition tracing the history and development of the activated sludge process around the world.

    For more details and to book see the dedicated website here

    Event sponsors:

    ASP-CON   United Utilities logo   Thames Water Logo

     Supporting Organisations

    IChemE   SCI

    Media Partner

    Global Water Intelligence2  

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    Tags: National,North Western and North Wales
  • Routes to Membership / Chartership

    17:00 for 17:30

    Venue: Grafham WTW, West Perry, PE28 0BX

    A member of CIWEM's membership team will explain:

    • What is CIWEM
    • Why you should join
    • Membership grades
    • Membership requirements
    • Process

    Afterwards there will be a chance to ask questions or have an informal chat.

    Contact: Ghislain Juvanon

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    Tags: East Anglia
  • GIS in environmental decision making

    17:30 for 18:00 start

    Location: Halcrow Group Ltd, Burederop Park, Swindon, SN4 0QD

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are now commonly used to underpin decision making in environmental projects; constraint mapping for spatial planning, water resource management and flood risk management are just some of the sectors where such technology is now routinely relied upon.

    This meeting will include two presentations looking at innovative uses of GIS in environmental decision making, and will take a closer look at some of the key benefits associated with adopting GIS technologies.

    Please click here to find out more and to make a booking.

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    Tags: Central Southern
  • Midlands Transport Policy


    5:30pm for 6pm start

    Atkins, The Axis, 10 Holliday St, Birmingham, B1 1TF

    Maria-Pilar Machancoses is Economic Development Manager of the West Midlands ITA Policy and Strategy Team for Centro and has spent the last 12 years working in the UK for the public transport industry. She has been actively involved with the three LEPs operating in the West Midlands metropolitan area, leading on strategic case-making and advocacy activities and is also Chair of the West Midlands HS2 Local Connectivity Group. She is currently leading on the WM ITA's input into the HS2 Hybrid Bill and is curently involved in master-planning activities around the two proposed HS2 Stations in the West Midlands (Curzon St. and Birmingham Interchange).


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    Tags: West Midlands,West Midlands NMG
  • 08 Apr 2014 - 09 Apr 2014

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    Water & Environment 2014: CIWEM's Annual Conference

    Royal Geographical Society, London

    The main event for water and environment professionals



    After the success of the 2013 event, in April 2014 the CIWEM Annual Conference will return to the fantastic Royal Geographical Society in Kensington, London.

    The conference programme will have one stream of offered and invited papers, plus inspiring keynote speakers, covering the practical reality of sustainably delivering water and environmental management. 

    For more details see the event webpage here

    Sponsored by: 

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    Thanks to our media partners:

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    Tags: National
  • A Sustainable Approach to Sustainable Drainage

    Malone House, Belfast

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    Tags: Northern Ireland
  • Water Trading


    Please note change of date/day

    This meeting has been arranged (the date fits with PR14 announcements) and Severn Trent Water will provide an update on the development of water trading options in the water resources management planning process. The potential size, scale and practical aspects of the emerging options will be discussed.

    The following Speakers have been selected:

    • David Essex - water strategy manager
    • Neil Corrigall - regulatory and business strategy manager
    • Marcus O'Kane - water resources manager

    Location: Severn Trent Water's Leicester Water Centre

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    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 11 Apr 2014 - 13 Apr 2014

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    Study Weekend hosted by Urban Drainage Group & Rivers and Coastal Group


    'Learning From Experience in the South West'

    Our joint study weekend between the Rivers & Coastal Group and the Urban Drainage Group will this year be at Exeter University.

    You can expect a full programme of talks, workshops, site visits and social events.  Including flood risk, SUDs, coastal strategy, modelling and an international perspective.

    There will also be opportunity for 1-2-1 advice on CIWEM competencies and applications.

    Price for the weekend, including 2 nights of accommodation, food and transport, plus a social event at the Cosy Club is £260 + VAT.

    Booking form and full programme below.

    Sponsors still being sought.

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    Tags: South Western,Urban Drainage Group,rivers and coastal group,Southwestern
  • Energy from Waste Recovery Facility - Site Visit


    This event is now full.

    Venue: Newhaven ERF, North Quay Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 0AB

    Time: 13:45 for 14:00 start

    The site visit will include a tour of the Energy from Waste Recover Facility located in Newhaven. The tour lasting approximately 2 hours will be lead by Veolia Environmental Services.

    PLease see flyer on PPE requirements 

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    Tags: South Eastern
  • Application Deadline

    Complete applications received will be assessed at the Professional Board Meeting on the 21st May 2014.

    For any questions or enquiries, please contact membership or call the helpdesk on 020 7831 3110

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  • Health and Safety - heading for ZERO

    17:30 for 18:00

    Joint ICE / CIWEM event

    Venue: Anglian Water, Thorpe Wood House, Peterborough. PE3 6WT

    Speaker: Rosamund Seal, Senior Health and Safety Advisor, Aggregate Industries UK Limited.

    The talk will outline how Aggregate Industries is delivering cultural change in health and safety to achieve a zero harm environment across the business. Taking industry best practice and combining with in-house initiatives to deliver positive change.


    Contact: Stephen Knowles, 07740 934341 (


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    Tags: East Anglia
  • Evening Meeting: Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), SuDS Approving Bodies (SABs) and our Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM)

    17:30 for 17:45 Start

    Location: HR Wallingford, Howbery Park, Wallingford, OX10 8BA

    We invite you to a presentation on SuDS and SABs followed by our Annual General Meeting.

    Our evening presentations will look at what to expect from the upcoming national standards for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and the creation of SuDS Approving Bodies (SABs). Bridget Woods-Ballard from HR Wallingford will discuss the national standards and give an update on the redrafting of the SuDS manual, whilst Martin Fairley from ACO presents the concept and practical implementation of interception storage. Kevin Tidy from Bracknell Forest Council closes the tecnical discussion part of the evening looking at the work involved in setting up SABs and how this has influenced the National SuDS Guidance.

    We will hold our short AGM after the technical section of the evening, followed by a wine and cheese buffet.

    If you have ever wanted to shape the way the branch operates or get involved in running events that you want to see, then please come along to our AGM and find out more. Perhaps even consider joining the Committee?

    Nominations are very welcome!

    The winner of the Branch Photo Competition will be announced during our Cheese and Wine buffet that follows.

    For those travelling by train arriving at Didcot or Reading Train Station: Branch members will be providing a free taxi service to HR Wallingford on a first come basis. If you wish to make use of this service it is important to advise this when confirming attendance. 

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    Tags: Central Southern
  • Central Southern Branch Photo Competition

    Calling all photographers!

    Theme: Water and the Environment through the seasons

    Have you taken a photograph that reflects the above theme? If so why not enter our branch competition?

    Closing date for entries is 5pm on 17th April 2014. 

    The winning photograph will be chosen by attendees at our Annual General Meeting on 24 April 2014

    For more details on how to enter please see our branch competition flyer

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    Tags: Central Southern
  • Bulk Interview Day

    CIWEM Professional Review Interviews.

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  • Annual Dinner and Scottish Branch AGM

    Thistle Hotel Glasgow 

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    Tags: Scottish
  • Annual Waste Water Conferance


    Challenges and Opportunities for AMP6

    Whilst we are entering the last year of AMP5 and are committed to delivering our remaining outputs we must also look forward to AMP6 and the new challenges and opportunities it will bring with it. This conference will open with an overview of those challenges and opportunities across the industry from our key note speaker Helen Samuels who recently took up the post of Director of Engineering with United Utilities.

    The range of speakers lined up for the day will each explore the different regulatory and technical challenges which must be resolved in order to ensure that outcomes are delivered which will meet with our customers' expectations.

    The day will be a thought provoking balance of new opportunities, exciting challenges and a chance to network with colleagues from different organisations across the North West.

    To attend this event please register by clicking on this link:

    Please see the flier for further details or contact

    Location - United Utilities, Lingley Mere, Lingley Green, Warrington, WA5 3LP

    £20.00 contribution required for attendance

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    Tags: North Western and North Wales

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