The main function of the Welsh branch is to organise a
programme of events at a local level on subjects relevant to its
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 2013/2014 (Sept
2013 onwards) are listed below. We also have a selection
of events organised in partnership with other organisations
available on our supported events page.
28 May 2014
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Speaker: Nick Orman (Wrc)
Welsh Branch AGM and Presentation:
Most condition assessment methods for rising mains involve
excavation and inspection of a small section of main. More recently
CCTV has been used but this has significant limitations for
identification of problems in rising mains.
WRc has undertaken a five year programme of research to develop
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 to pipes of different
Venue: Faculty Lecture Theatre, Trevithick Building,
The Parade, Cardiff University, CF24 3AA
Contact: Tracey Dunford, email@example.com, 02920 466124