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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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  • 17 Sep 2014

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    Derwent Valley Aqueduct (DVA) Update and Burst Management

    17.30
    20.00

    A presentation will be made by Bob Taylor and Colin Church of Severn Trent Water. The presentation will cover:

    • History of the Derwent Valley Aqueduct (DVA)
    • AMP5 Capital Projects & maintenance work
    • Emergency management of recent bursts

    Kegworth December 2013
    Hathern January 2014 

    • AMP6 and beyond

     

    Bob Taylor is the Asset Creation Area Manager for Water Infrastructure in the East and manages a team of Severn Trent, feasibility consultant and Design & Build contractor staff co-located at an office in Derby.  He has responsibility for delivery of around £165m worth of capital projects ranging from Distribution Mains Renewal to duplication of sections of the DVA.

    Colin Church is the Asset Creation Aqueducts Capital Manager.  During AMP5 he has been responsible for capital projects on the Elan Valley Aqueduct and been involved in the development of the AMP6  Birmingham Resilience business plan submission.

    Both Bob & Colin had the good fortune to be on 24 hour call at the time of the recent DVA bursts!

    Venue: Loughborough University

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    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 23 Sep 2014

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    Personal recollections of a Chernobyl Liquidator

    17.30
    20.00

    Presenters: Sergei Vygivskyy, Liquidator, Director of Korosten Social Psychological Rehabilitation Centre, Korosten, Ukraine. and Vira Gys, Teacher & Translator

    Sergei and Vira (his translator) have been invited by the Emergency Planning Society in the UK  to deliver a presentation to their annual conference at the NEC in Birmingham on the 25th September. We have therefore been given this opportunity to invite them to Nottingham to listen to their experiences and to ask questions about the impacts of the world's worst environmental disaster of their lives and on the children and families they are trying to help. 

    At 01.24hrs on April 26th, 1986 in the USSR, Reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was destroyed during a test on the reactor and resulted in the world's worst nuclear accident the legacy of which today, 28 years on, is still very much a part of people's lives as they struggle to deal with the aftermath and try to make the environment safer to live in and to produce food that isn't contaminated.

    Venue: EA Trentside Nottingham

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    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 03 Oct 2014

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    Drainage Site Visits

    10.00
    16.30

    Two site visits have been arranged: You can visit one or both.

    Morning - presentation on the Day Brook, Nottingham schemes at Gedling Borough Council's office is located at: Arnot Hill Road, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 6LU followed by a site walkover
    Afternoon - presentation on Our City Our River at Derby City's offices located at Corporation Street, Derby, DE1 2FS

    Both presentations will be followed by site walkovers.

    Delegates can chose to attend one or both of the sessions. The preferred option will be for delegates to make their own way between venues but we will gauge requirement for transport to be laid on as part of the booking process.

    This event is sponsored by Clear Environmental Consultants and attendance is free of charge. Please note that places will be limited and allocated on a first come first served basis. Please book early to ensure your place.

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    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG,rivers and coastal group
  • 03 Oct 2014

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    Site Visits Showcasing Innovative Approaches to Flood Risk Management

     

    Friday 3rd October 2014


    10:00 - 12:30 Day Brook, Nottingham - A Catchment Based
    Approach to Flood Risk Management
    14:00 - 16:30 Derby's Our City, Our River Flood Alleviation
    Scheme


    The Rivers & Coastal Group and East Midlands Branch would like to invite you to attend
    study visits to two exciting and innovative flood risk management schemes in the East
    Midlands. This event is kindly sponsored by Clear Environmental Consultants.

     

     

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    Tags: East Midlands,rivers and coastal group
  • 15 Oct 2014

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    Knowing your environment: Matlock Lea STW - a Case Study

    17.30
    20.00

    Matlock Lea STW lies within a rural setting of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. A decision was made to undertake an Environmental Impact Assessment. The presentation will describe the various environmentally related aspects of the site and the setting which need to be considered and would contribute into the EIA.

    Speaker: Martin Shaw of Severn Trent Water.

    Martin has worked for Severn Trent Water and its predecessor for over 30 years. In this time he has worked in Land drainage and Clean Water aspects before moving to the Sewage Treatment design and latterly Feasibility. He currently works within the Asset Creation part of the Waste Water department concentrating on the identification of solutions to particular site issues; these solution are then passed onto the Design & Build partners to complete the design and then construct on site.  Before working on the Matlock Lea STW Asset Renewal project, he was involved in the Minworth STW redevelopment projects in AMP4, concentrating on the Secondary Treatment aspects which included defining the Solution for the Biological Phosphorus Removal from the settled sewage, for the current AMP 5 project.

    Venue: STW's Raynesway Offices Derby

    Meeting Sponsor Severn Trent Water

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    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 19 Nov 2014

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    Chemical Storage Facilities in the Water Industry: A Risk Based Approach

    17.30
    20.00

    An evening presentation by Atkins to include a discussion of the risk based approach being adopted by the water industry in managing chemical storage facilities.  The presentation will include an overview of the approach taken to categorise and manage risk in Severn Trent Water's chemical storage facilities along with methods of prioritising investment.

     

    Atkins will also be providing a short summary of chemical storage facility asset inspection activities along with photographed examples of asset design considerations and age related deterioration. 

    Event Sponsor Atkins

    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 04 Dec 2014

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    Ecology in the East Midlands

    17.30
    20.00

    Venue: EA Trentside Offices; Nottingham

    Speaker: Alison Sharkey  Clear Environmental Consultants a trading division of RPS Environmental Management Ltd

     

    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 14 Jan 2015

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    Intervention Sewer Networks

    17.30
    20.00
    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 18 Feb 2015

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    Derby Wind Turbines

    17.30
    20.00
    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 18 Mar 2015

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    Flood Risks - Leicester

    17.30
    20.00
    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 15 Apr 2015

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    Critical Asset Failure

    17.30
    20.00

    A presentation relating to the failure of Critical Sewers

    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG
  • 13 May 2015

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    Annual General Meeting & Presentation

    17.30
    20.00

    Annual General meeting, Site visit and Technical Presentation

    Venue Stoke Bardolph STW Nottingham

    Tags: East Midlands,East Midlands NMG

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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