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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
 
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  • 23 Oct 2014

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    Evening Meeting: Water Asset Management

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

    Location: WRc Swindon, SN5 8YF

    This branch evening meeting is hosted by WRc and will showcase 2 presentations on aspects of Water Asset Management.

    The first presentation is entitled 'Resilience Planning - Theory and Practice' and is presented by Paul Conroy and Sue De Rosa from CH2M Hill. The presentation describes the framework and features examples of its application within the UK water industry during the development of business plans for the Periodic Review PR14. The second presentation will focus on New Approaches to Condition Assessment of Pressure Pipes WRc has undertaken a programme of research to develop some new approaches to condition assessment of sewer rising mains that look at the entire main.  Some of these are now at an implementation stage.  This paper describes some of these new approaches and how they can be applied.

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  • 29 Jan 2015

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    Evening Meeting: Developing the Environmental and Social Master Plan for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    18:00 (17:30 Refreshments)
    Approx 19:30

    Location: Southampton University (tbc)

     Speakers: Paul Hillman and Bram Miller

    This year, the Branch's international paper focuses on Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. The Jeddah study was fascinating and included issues of social and environmental health, infrastructure development (e.g. the need for and impacts of major flood channels), disaster management at the municipal level, the challenge of developing more sustainable solutions whilst understanding the impacts of rapid population growth through development, with the added pressure of the influx of millions during the Hajj, Jeddah being the gateway to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina. 

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  • 12 Feb 2015

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    Evening Meeting: Drought Planning and Management

    18:00
    Approx: 19:30

    Location: Oxford (venue tbc)

    This evening will focus on droughts and how we can manage the risk associated with water scarcity. Please note the exact date in February is still to be confirmed

    Speakers will include: 

    Professor Jim Hall (University of Oxford) will give a presentation on the NERC funded multidisciplinary project 'Managing the Risks, Impacts and Uncertainties of drought and water Scarcity' (MaRIUS), which is looking to change the way in which drought is managed in the UK by introducing a risk-based approach to drought and water scarcity in order to inform management decisions and prepare households.

    More information to follow shortly.

    Dr Helen Gavin (Atkins) will give a presentation on 2013 reform of the industry 'Code of Practice and Guidance for Water Companies on Water Use Restrictions', which incorporated lessons learned from the 2011-12 drought.

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  • 23 Apr 2015

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    Central Southern Branch's Annual General Meeting and Evening Debate

    17:45 (17:30 Refreshments)
    20:00 Approx.

    More details to follow shortly

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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

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