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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
 
Branch Events
 

The main function of the Welsh branch is to organise a programme of events at a local level on subjects relevant to its branch members.

Most meetings start at 5.30pm with refreshments available on first come first served basis, followed by a presentation that normally begins at 6pm. There is time for questions at the end, and we usually finish by 7pm. All meetings are usually FREE of charge (full details provided on the flyers).

Full details of each event are sent to branch members about two to three weeks before via email. Guests and non-members are always welcome and if you would like to be added to the distribution list, please contact Tracey Dunford (Secretary - events) at Welsh@ciwem.org.  

In Wales, we also advertise all our events on the online combined calendar, which also lists the events for other professional organisation within Wales. This is now available by clicking the following link:  http://www.cc-events-wales.org.uk/

If you have any suggestions for topics or would like to present to Welsh branch in the future, please email us at Welsh@ciwem.org

The new programme of events for 2014/2015 (Sept 2014 onwards) are listed below.  We also have a selection of events organised in partnership with other organisations available on our supported events page.   

 

  • 04 Mar 2015

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    The Benefits of Catchment Management to Drinking Water Quality

    17:30
    19:15

    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 welsh@ciwem.org

    Tags: Welsh
  • 06 Mar 2015

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    Welsh Branch Annual Dinner

    19:00
    01:00

    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, welsh@ciwem.org

     

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Welsh
  • 17 Mar 2015

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    The Grid - Providing Security of Supply

    17:45
    20:00

    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.

    Speakers:

    • 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.

    Programme:
    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:
    Stephen.Tomlin@wessexwater.co.uk

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

    For more information, please read the flyer.

     

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: South Western,wales,Welsh
  • 06 May 2015

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    Micro-Engineering Evening 6th May 2015

    17:15
    19:30

    Speakers: Cardiff University PhD students and research assistants

    Venue: Faculty Lecture Theatre, Trevithick Building, The Parade, Cardiff University CF24 3AA

    CIWEM Welsh branch (supported by Cardiff University) would like to invite you to attend an Micro-presentation evening on 'Environmental Engineering', Wednesday 6th May 2015.

    PhD and research assistants working on environmental, water and modelling topics will each provide a five-minute micro-presentation on their area of interest. These 'elevator pitch' style presentations will provide attendees with a broad appreciation of Cardiff University's environmental research interests.

    This event will help promote greater understanding of Cardiff University's research activities, and provide practitioners with access to cutting-edge research, which should help them in their day-to-day jobs. By developing closer working relationships between academic and industry practitioners will be able to highlight issues of emerging concern and help direct the direction of key research strands going forward.

    All the speakers are PhD students and research assistants within Cardiff University's Hydro-environmental Research Centre, the Director of which is Professor Roger Falconer.  Topics covered by the Centre are numerous and varied, and include the proposed Severn Barrage, faecal coliforms in the coastal environment and hydrodynamic modelling of estuarine and coastal waters.

    Cost for the event is FREE and is open to non members. Light refreshments will be available from 5.15pm (for a 5.45pm start).  Please contact: Tracey Dunford, welsh@ciwem.org

    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: South Western,Welsh
  • 20 May 2015

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    Marine Presentation

    17:30
    19:30

    Speakers: Dr Robert Keirle, WrC

    Venue: Cardiff University, Engineering Building, MAIN lecture Theatre

    CIWEM Welsh branch  would like to invite you to attend an evening presentation on 'From Sewer to Sand' How sustainable is ever-increasing marine protection?.

    With the completion in 2015 of the implementation of both the Water Framework Directive (the remit of which extends to one nautical mile offshore) and the revised Bathing Water Directive, and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive requiring a programme of measures to be established by 2016 for achieving good environmental status, over the next few years the coastal and marine environment will be under greater scrutiny than ever before.

    This presentation will consider the implications for both the UK, the South West of England and Wales, with specific reference to catchment management, marine litter, bathing water quality and combined sewer overflows, and attempts to answer the question: How sustainable is ever-increasing marine protection?

    Refreshments will be served from 5.30 pm.  The presentation will start at 6pm and will be followed by an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

    Please contact Tracey Dunford at welsh@ciwem.org for further information.  Note this presentation will be followed by the Welsh branch AGM

    Event Flyers and Documents

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  • 17 Jun 2015

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    Current and Future Strategies for the Control of Algal Blooms

    17:30
    19:00

    Speakers: Fiona Webber, WRc

    Venue: Main Lecture Theatre (S1.32) Cardiff University, Trevthick Building

    CIWEM Welsh branch would like to invite you to attend an evening presentation on "Current and Future Strategies for the Control of Algal Blooms'.

    Synopsis: Algal blooms remain a challenge to water companies and environmental stewards.  This presentation will discuss current methods for managing algal blooms in surface waters, moving on to look at how we might use new strategies and technologies to improve the situation in the future.

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

     

     

    Tags: South Western,Welsh

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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