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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

2015-03-01T00:00:00 : 2015-03-31T00:00:00
  • The Benefits of Catchment Management to Drinking Water Quality


    Speakers: Andy Davey (WRc), Anthony Gravell (Natural Resources Wales) and Julia Haslet (DCWW)

    Venue: Faculty Lecture Theatre (T2.09), Trevithick, Cardiff University

    CIWEM Welsh Branch would like to invite you to attend an evening presentation on Wednesday 4th March 2015 on the Benefits of Catchment Management to Drinking Water Quality.

    Andy Davey from WRc is going talk about 'the metaldehyde issue in general and review the variety of control measures and delivery mechanisms in use across the UK'  Followed by Julia Haslet and Anthony Gravell who set the scene on the catchment work on the Teifi followed by the analytical work on the passive samplers undertaken at Llanelli Lab (NRW).

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

    Tags: Welsh
  • Site visit - Marshalls

    Venue: Falkirk

    Tags: Scottish
  • Introduction to Constructed Wetland Technology: Wastewater Treatment and Management

    Interactive Workshop 11am - 4pm | 106-109 Saffron Hill, Farringdon, London, EC1N 8QS

    Programme | Venue 


    Constructed Wetlands Association (CWA) & CIWEM joint event.

    CIWEM New Small      Constructed Wetlands (CWA)  


    In association with The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), WWT Consulting & ARM Ltd.

    WWT Tiny        WWT Consulting Tiny        ARM Tiny  


    This workshop will offer a combination of speaker presentations, Q&A and interactive sessions. 

    Constructed wetlands play an important role in terms of providing wastewater, sludge and runoff treatment, and floodwater retention. They are being used all over the world, offering solutions to many water quality issues and treating a range of effluents, including domestic sewage, industrial wastewater, agricultural diffuse pollution and urban surface runoff.

    They are not simply another alternative to existing technology. A wealth of experience in their design and operation is already available, whilst novel applications of the technology grow.


    This event will…

    ...provide an introduction to constructed wetland technologies and their application to sewage treatment, industrial effluents and agricultural catchment management. It will present the latest technological developments and approaches with a series of case studies, their ongoing management and maintenance requirements, and identify the additional benefits they provide through interactive workshop sessions.


    Why attend?

    • Increase your awareness of constructed wetland technology for wastewater treatment and management
    • Understand when, and when not, to use different types of systems
    • Understand the importance of appropriate design and sizing methodology associated with this technology and how to maximise additional benefits
    • Understand the operation, maintenance and regulatory requirements of systems
    • Provides an introduction to the joint CIWEM & CWA online CPD Training Unit evaluating the use of constructed wetlands (CW) in the treatment of municipal and industrial wastewaters, partially-treated effluents, run-off water and sludges


    Who should attend?

    • Regulators
    • Water and process industries
    • Distributers
    • Water and wastewater managers
    • Decision-makers
    • Stakeholders and NGOs
    • Academics
    • Planners


    Tags: National
  • Welsh Branch Annual Dinner


    Venue: The Park Plaza Hotel, Greyfriars Road Cardiff, CF10 3AL

    The main features of the evening will include:

    • Welcome drinks reception and live entertainment
    • Three course dinner with tea/coffee served afterwards
    • Private bar throughout the evening, with 10% of takings donated to WaterAid
    • Live music after dinner from The Franx Collection (Jazz Trio)
    • Raffle with proceeds donated to WaterAid
    • Presentation of Awards
    • Prices held at last year's level's

    Individual ticket price = £34

    Corporate table (seating 10) = £490 +VAT (Total £588)

    To express interest and book tickets/table please contact by the end of February: Tracey Dunford,


    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Welsh
  • CIWEM North South Visit

    CIWEM ROI Branch together with the Northern Ireland Branch intend to present a joint paper at the City North Hotel and then visit the INDAVER Meath Waste to Energy Plant on Friday 6th March 2015.

    City North Hotel


    Tags: Republic of Ireland
  • Joint Field Trip with RoI Branch


    Indaver Waste to Energy Facility, Co. Meath

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Northern Ireland
  • Climate Change - Findings of IPPC working group 1


    Venue: Edinburgh

    Tags: Scottish
  • Anchorsholme Flood Defence


    UCLAN Preston

    Joint meeting with the ICE Lancashire Branch

    A Presentation on the design and background of the £86million Rossall and Anchorsholme coastal protection schemes to replace 2.9km of sea walls, renew the promenade and preserve the renowned beaches along the coast.

    The schemes will protect over 12,000 properties and local infrastructure from the risk of coastal flooding and is led by the Fylde Peninsula Coastal Programme (FPCP) - a partnership between Blackpool Council, Wyre Council and the Environment Agency, with work being carried out by Balfour Beatty.

    Speaker: tbc

    Time: Refreshments will be served from 6pm for a meeting start of 6.30pm

    For more information please visit the ICE web site or contact: Kenton Chong
    t: 01772 530575


    Tags: North Western and North Wales
  • 30 years of Derelict Land regeneration; Lessons Learnt, Challenges Remaining


    Venue: Gatwick Manor, London Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9ST

    Time: 18:00 for 18:30 start

     Mike Summersgill (CIWEM's immediate past president) will give a presentation on the experiences he has gathered over three decades of Derelict Land remediation and redevelopment in the UK, as well as reviewing technical challenges that are still remaining.

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: South Eastern
  • Evening Meeting: Water Governance

    18:00 start (17:30 refreshments)
    Approx: 19:30

    Location: Basingstoke

    An evening meeting looking at how recent flooding has shaped flood policy and institutions over the last 50 years in England and Wales.

    For more information please click here

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Central Southern
  • Workshop CIWEM Urban Drainage Group

    Venue: Stirling Highland Hotel

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Scottish,udg
  • The Grid - Providing Security of Supply


    The water supply grid is the largest scheme ever undertaken by Wessex Water. The eight year £225m programme is spanning two AMP periods between 2010 - 2018 and comprises more than 50 individual projects designed to resolve resilience issues within the water supply network.


    • Julian Welbank - Head of water supply strategy at Wessex Water, will describe the development of the concept.
    • Drummond Modley, Wessex Water's programme manager, will present the latest position with the design and construction
    • Martin Wood, Design Co-ordinator Wessex Water will explain some of the interesting design challenges that the team has faced.

    5.45pm Assemble and Refreshments
    6.15pm Presentations
    7.30pm Final Questions & Discussion

    Location: Wessex Water's Operations Centre, Claverton Down Road, Bath, BA2 7WW

    This event qualifies for 2 hours CPD. There is no charge for attending, but spaces are limited to a maximum of 60. To reserve a place beforehand please email:

    Car parking is available at the office. Car sharing is encouraged.

    For more information, please read the flyer.


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    Tags: South Western,wales,Welsh
  • Leicester Flooding: A Collaborative Approach


    The Flood Risk Regulations and the Flood and Water Management Act provide a framework of legislation where flood risk authorities are required to work in partnership to address flood risk led by the Lead Local Flood Authority.

    Flood risk in Leicester is being addressed using integrated modelling of surface water runoff and Leicester's rivers to provide management solutions which will benefit the whole of Leicester and inform the city's future planning decisions. 

    Presentations by: Helen Burton, Senior Flood Risk Consultant, AECOM and

    Phil Thompson, Flood Risk Manager, Leicester City Council

    Venue: Severn Trent Water's Leicester Water Centre Gorse Hill

    Meeting Sponsor: AECOM

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • Young Members Paper Competition


    RPS Offices, Boucher Road, Belfast

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Northern Ireland
  • Business Inspiring Environmental Behaviour broadcast

    16:30 for 17:00

    Business Inspiring Environmental Behaviour broadcast

    Speakers: Bob Hahn and Simon Lyster.

    Professor Bob Hahn will speak about how behavioural economics can influence people's decisions using case studies. Prof Hahn is the Director of Economics and a Professor at the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment at the University of Oxford.

    Dr Simon Lyster will talk about the roles businesses play in inspiring environmental behaviour. Dr Lyster has formally held leading roles in WWF, the Wildlife Trusts and LEAD International (Leadership in Environment and Development) and is currently Board member of Natural England, Chairman of the World Land Trust and Non-Executive Director of Northumbrian Water Group.

    The free broadcast will be hosted at the Essex & Suffolk Water offices near Chelmsford. Broadcast hub locations can be found at Cambridge, Colchester, Cranfield, Peterborough and Norwich - please visit the CIWEM Inspire website for more information and to reserve your seat.

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    Tags: East Anglia
  • Worth Farm Flood Detention Reservoir


    Venue: Gatwick Manor, London Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9ST

    Time: 18:00 for 18:30 start

    Andy Courtnadge, Principal Engineer and Reservoir Supervising Engineer from Jacobs will be discuss the Worth Farm flood detention reservoir, drawing on his experiences as the construction site supervisor for the scheme.

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: South Eastern
  • CIWEM NI Call For Technical Papers

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Northern Ireland
  • 23 Mar 2015 - 24 Mar 2015

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    Young Coastal Scientist and Engineers Conference


    Organised by The University of Manchester

    The conference is aimed at young scientists and engineers concerned with any aspect of physical coastal science or engineering. These include post-graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in universities.

    We also encourage junior engineers, scientists and researchers in private companies and government agencies to attend.

    • Abstract submission:  closing date January 2015
    • Registration: opens November 2014


    For more information please see the conference web site.

    This is not a CIWEM NWNW organised event. Please address any questions to the University of Manchester.

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: North Western and North Wales
  • Managing Cryptosporidium: Sharing Wisdom

    This event is now fully booked. Please contact to add your name to the waiting list.


    Seminar & Debate |  106-109 Saffron Hill, Farringdon, London, EC1N 8QS

    Programme | Venue | Booking Fees

    In association with CIWEM's Water Supply & Quality Panel


    Kindly sponsored by:          
     ALS 2015      Xylem 2015   


    This seminar will bring together representatives who have first-hand experience of managing an outbreak of cryptosporidiosis or have been involved with a significant incident involving actual or potential detections of Cryptosporidium in drinking water supplies.

    Leading experts will share their knowledge and intelligence on the latest research that can assist with management and prevention of Cryptosporidium in drinking water supplies.


    Join us in March to…

    • Gain a detailed understanding of catchments and their vulnerabilities
    • Understand how to satisfactorily manage and operate treatment works
    • Learn how to ensure the integrity of distribution systems
    • Improve your awareness of the significance of analytical data and the public health implications
    • Recognise the importance of Drinking Water Safety Plans (DWSPs) for managing and mitigating risks, and how to deal with oocyst detections where the oocysts are non-infective
    • Learn about educating the consumer and health professionals

    Why attend?

    • Ensure you are meeting the latest requirements, legislation and guidelines
    • Understand the various risks and how these are being addressed by a range of water companies and international bodies
    • Hear from agencies such as Public Health England, Public Health Wales and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Network and learn from leading experts and other professionals in the sector to share ideas and best practice

    Who should attend?

    • Water Companies
    • Regulators
    • Suppliers
    • Public Health Agencies
    • Local Authorities
    • Consultants
    • Academics


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

    For more information contact: 


    Tags: National
  • South Western Branch AGM


    Notice of the CIWEM South Western Branch Annual General Meeting 2015

    You are cordially invited to attend the 28th Annual General Meeting of the CIWEM South Western Branch which will be held in Room 203, Harrison Building, University of Exeter, North Park Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QF on Monday 30th March 2015.  The meeting will commence at 16:00hrs

    Please use these links for the Agenda and the minutes of the 2014 AGM.

    One of the primary objectives of the meeting is to elect Branch Officers and New Members to the Committee.  Current Members and retirement dates are shown in the Committee Nomination form.  This year a number of posts are available for nomination.

    If you wish to nominate a CIWEM member to the committee, please complete and return this form to the Hon. Secretary, Rachel Bird (details on the form and below).

    Please also use this form to indicate any subjects for inclusion on the agenda. 

    Please send all correspondence and notification if you are planning to attend to Rachel Bird at

    The AGM should be followed by a presentation on 'Intelligent Water Systems'. Details will follow separately.

    Adrian Kelland ACIWEM
    Branch Chair

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    Tags: South Western
  • Intelligent Water Systems Event


    Intelligent Water Systems 

     (following the CIWEM South Western Branch Annual General Meeting)

    The monitoring, control and 'intelligence' of water systems is an area of the water industry that has typically been under-valued and under-utilised. However, with increased pressure to mitigate risks and use systems more efficiently, intelligent water systems are gaining increased interest.

    This event aims to introduce practical methods for more intelligent management of water systems through two talks from Professor Dragan Savic from the Centre for Water Systems at the University of Exeter, and Detectronic who provide advanced sewer monitoring services. There will also be an opportunity to discuss the topic more widely in the open discussion session.

    The event will be held at 17:00 in the University of Exeter's Harrison building, room 203. See the flyer for further details. This event will follow the CIWEM South Western Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) which is being held at the same venue from 16:00.

    If you would like to come along please email

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    Tags: South Western

    16:45 for 17:10

    Venue: Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ

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    Tags: Metropolitan