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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
New Members Group

CIWEM West Midlands New Members' Group 2013/2014

The West Midlands New Members' Group (NMG) runs a programme of initiatives specifically addressing the needs of early career professionals working in the water and environmental management sector.

For those keen to get involved in CIWEM yet lacking experience in the industry, the NMG is an ideal entrance point/ access route. Membership of the group and active involvement on the committee provide opportunities to build up networks, gain an insight into the industry and the operations of CIWEM. It allows individuals to build their knowledge, experience, competence and confidence in a welcoming environment. Members can learn from and support each other, whilst enjoying themselves and earning valuable CPD.

Established since 2008, we take pride in our innovative thinking and implementation of ideas. For example, our use of online tools for event bookings and gathering feedback. Previous events have included a tour of the Fradley Junction canal system, a workshop on Coastal Processes, and our ever popular pub quiz!

We welcome the input and participation of our audience. From ideas for events to assistance organising events.

Should you have any queries or require any further information please contact the NMG on:

The 29th Annual Dr Jenkins memorial competition was recently held on 13th February 2014. This competition is run annually as a joint venture between East and West Midlands CIWEM New Members Groups.

Six authors were shortlisted by a panel of judges to present a paper on new research or engineering practices that they had worked on in the water or environmental sector.

The finalists were:
Daniel Bourne   Brent integrated modelling study
Maela Davey Catchment Planning - future proofing our network
Claire Palmer  Flood forecasting summary sheets
Tim Robinson   Treatment of leachate from landfill sites
Muhammad Usman Analysis of minor losses in piped systems
Zaikiyya Adam  Predicting the residence time distribution of online storm
water ponds

After reading the finalists' technical papers and seeing the presentations, the judges awarded first prize to Tim Robinson, with Claire Palmer coming second and Daniel Bourne in third place.  Tim was awarded the prestigious Dr Jenkins Trophy and an iPad, while Claire and Daniel received cheques.

The photos below show Tim being presented the Dr Jenkins Trophy by CIWEM past President Ken Shapland and the finalists with Alastair Moseley (one of the judges and CIWEM past President) and Ken Shapland.





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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