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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  

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:

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

The new programme of events for 2015/2016 (Sept 2015 onwards) are listed below.  We also have a selection of events organised in partnership with other organisations available on our supported events page.   


  • 25 Feb 2016

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    Mandatory Competencies Workshop


    Venue:  Atkins Cardiff Office, Longcross Court, 47 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0AD

    Speaker: Dr Rob Keirle, Head of Membership and Development (CIWEM)

    A focused workshop to help applicants attain and demonstrate compliance with the CIWEM mandatory competencies.   Attendees will be able to ask questions specific to their own application, as well as listen to how other applicants are demonstrating attainment of the requirements.

    The workshop will be limited in numbers  to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to raise questions and discuss the process with other applicants.

    Please note that this is intended to be an interactive workshop to answer your questions and help with your application - so please come prepared! To book a place at this workshop please email:

    Attendance at this event is free, but if cancellation is necessary we require 24 hours notice.



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    Tags: Welsh
  • 30 Mar 2016

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    Global Water Security


    Speaker: Professor Roger Falconer (Cardiff University)

    Venue: Faculty Lecture Theatre, Cardiff University, Trevithick Building

    CIWEM Welsh branch (supported by the Royal Geographical Society) would like to invite you to attend an evening presentation on "Global Water Security"


    This talk will introduce some of the general challenges of global water security (in the context of the supply of sufficient water of good quality) and highlight the likely global impact of climate change, increasing pollution and droughts, as outlined in recent studies.

    See the attached abstract for more details.

    Cost for the event is FREE and is open to non members.  Light refreshments will be available from 5.30pm. 

    To book a place, please do this via CIWEM's booking system at this link: Global Water Security.  Please contact: Tracey Dunford for any other queries.


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    Tags: South Western,Welsh
  • 08 Apr 2016

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    CIWEM Welsh Branch Annual Dinner - 8th April 2016


    Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3UD

    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
    • Raffle with proceeds donated to WaterAid
    • 'Presentation of the Year' Award

    Individual ticket price = £36 (inc. VAT)*

    Corporate table (seating 10) = £500+VAT (Total £600)*

    To book a ticket or table please fill in the booking form below and return to Tracey Dunford at

    *EARLY BIRD OFFER: Book your individual ticket or corporate table before 14th February 2016 and we will offer you 10% discount on the price. Discounted price: Individual = £32.40 (including VAT) and Corporate table = £540 (including VAT).

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  • 13 Apr 2016

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    Environmental Management of Cardiff Barrage


    Speaker: David Hall & Steve Ellery, Cardiff Harbour Authority, Cardiff Bay

    Venue: Environment Building, on Cardiff Barrage

    The event will comprise of a 20 minute presentation on the environmental management of Cardiff Barrage, followed by a 40 minute tour of the barrage.  The event will be adapted, depending on the weather, therefore bring relevant PPE.

    Please meet at Environment Building at 5pm.  Tea and Coffee will be available.

    Cost for the event is FREE and is open to non members.  Booking is required for this event on first come first served basis via CIWEM booking system (max 25 people) at Environmental Management of Cardiff Barrage.  Please contact Tracey Dunford for more information  


    Anyone walking or cycling can use the Barrage Walkway to access the Environment Building from the Penarth or Mermaid Quay ends. If you wish to drive, then you will need to enter Cardiff Docks and inform security you are going to the Cardiff Harbour Authority offices. If you report to reception there, you will be let through the gate onto the Barrage and its about a 100 yard walk to the Environment Building. The North entrance to the Docks is closed at 6, so anyone leaving after this time will need to exit via the East gate onto Rover Way.

    A map showing the location of the Environment Building can be seen here:

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  • 24 May 2016

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    Urban Drainage Group Presentation & AGM


    Speaker: Gwion Kennard, Atkins

    Venue: Cardiff University, Faculty Lecture Theatre

    CIWEM Welsh branch would like to invite you to attend an evening presentation on 'Urban Drainage Group, Wales'.

    More details on this presentation to be confirmed

    The presentation will start at 6pm, followed by the AGM.  Refreshments provided from 5.30pm.   

    One of the primary objectives of the meeting is to elect Branch Officers and New Members to the Committee for 2016/17.

    If you wish to nominate a CIWEM member to the committee, please contact to Tracey Dunford at

    Book a place online to this event at:  UDG and AGM


    Tags: 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