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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
  • 06 Oct 2015

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    Flood Forecasting: Current Challenges and Future Aspirations

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    One-Day Conference | the studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP

    In association with CIWEM's Rivers and Coastal Group


    Kindly sponsored by:                                                                                          
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    This event will look at the potential of flood forecasting and how communities and infrastructure can benefit from improved practice. Speakers will discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding recent experience, new technology, future aspirations and partnership working across the UK. 


    Join us in October to...

    • Understand current best practice and latest developments in flood forecasting - new strategies, systems, services and products
    • Gain a clearer understanding of community and infrastructure requirements
    • Understand the current position of Operating Authorities across the UK
    • Hear the lessons learnt and experiences of local communities
    • Contribute to discussions on the limitations and challenges we face
    • Benefit from a mixture of academic, practitioner and regulator perspectives 


    What will I get from the event?

    • A VOICE: Your opinion matters and we'd like to hear from you. You could help to shape future developments by sharing your thoughts at this event.
    • NETWORKING: An opportunity to meet and discuss flood forecasting with representatives from a wide range of authorities, organisations and institutions
    • DEVELOPMENT: You will leave with knowledge of the latest best practice and having discussed the challenges and priorities for the future.


    This event has received the approval of The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management and will contribute to your CPD.


    Contact for more information.


    Tags: National,rivers and coastal group,RCG
  • 02 Dec 2015

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    Managing the landscape for flood risk mitigation: next steps

    We are pleased to be running this event with support from Royal Haskoning DHV and Scottish Environmnet Protection Agency.

    The event is essential for all NFM Practioners and will cover the following points:

    • Launch of SEPA's Natural Flood Management Handbook
    • Defra's Channel Management Handbook
    • AND supporting examples of best practice from across Scotland

    For more information, please click on the flyer below.



    Event Flyers and Documents

    Tags: Scottish,rivers and coastal group
  • 26 Jan 2016

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    Policy and Delivering Efficiencies for Flood Risk Management: Can we deliver more for less?

    RCG Winter Meeting 2016 


    Hamilton House, London WC1H 9BD

    More information on the programme will be published shortly.

    Tags: National,rivers and coastal group,Rivers
  • 10 May 2016

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    The Cutting Edge in Flow Management and Water Framework Directive Implementation

    CIWEM Rivers and Coastal Group Spring Conference

    Venue: the studio, Birmingham B2 5EP

    This event will give a chance to showcase leading examples of projects and research in this area, with our usual wide mix of attendees from across the industry.

    Call for Papers Now Open

    Possible themes for papers:

    • WFD assessments that set the standard for the rest to follow
    • WFD implementation - from small successes to those big, brave engineered solutions
    • Flow management examples of difficulties overcome
    • Water quality schemes and management
    • Research into climate change impacts on flows
    • Wider integrated flow management schemes


    For more details, view the 'Call for Papers' flyer

    Or email


    Tags: rivers and coastal group

Chartered Institution of Water and
Environmental Management (CIWEM)

106-109 Saffron Hill, London, EC1N 8QS  
Tel: 020 7831 3110   Fax: 020 7405 4967