Past Events

September 2017

Surface Water Management 2017

20th September 2017

This conference will provide an up to date picture on the context, scale and impact of surface water flooding, advances in modelling and the key barriers to delivering SuDS with innovative case studies and collaborations. Following on from the National…

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CIWEM West Midlands - New Members Group Summer Social

19th September 2017

Have you recently become a member of CIWEM/ are you in the process of completing your competencies?

We have recently re-established the New Members Group and have organised an informal gathering to bring people together from across the region…

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Priority Substances and Micro-Pollutants

14th September 2017

EU legislation, in particular the Water Framework Directive, WFD, sets out measures against chemical pollution of our surface waters including establishing the provision for a list of Priority Substances (Annex X of the Directive). This has resulted in important ramifications…

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Scottish Branch - The Role of an ECoW

13th September 2017

A presentation on the new guidance which has been established for the role of an Ecological Clerk of Works ECoW.

An ECoW is an environmental or construction professional with direct responsibility for monitoring compliance with environmental legislation or mitigation. The…

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CIWEM New Zealand Country Network - Networking Evening

13th September 2017

Join us for an after work drink to find out more about CIWEM, meet the Auckland CIWEM representatives and chat with peers and local members.

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South Western Branch - CIWEM Competencies Workshop

12th September 2017

A focused workshop to help applicants attain and demonstrate compliance with the CIWEM mandatory competencies.
The workshop is aimed at CIWEM members who will be applying for membership in the next year or so. The purpose of this workshop is…

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CIWEM West Midlands AGM

6th September 2017

You are invited to the West Midlands Branch AGM to be held at The British Legion Knowle Club, 1611 Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull, B93 9LU, on Wednesday, 6th September commencing at 6.30 p.m and followed by a curry…

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August 2017

South Western Branch -Second Mayflower Water Treatment Works Site Visit

25th August 2017

Please kindly note, that the Second Site visit to the construction of South West Water’s new Mayflower Water Treatment Works was cancelled and postponed to Friday 16 February 2018.

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New Zealand Country Network - Waikato Region

25th August 2017

New Zealand Country Network would like to invite all our Waikato and other regional members to an informal mid-winter gathering.

Please come along to meet/network and discuss future CIWEM activities in and around Waikato and give us feedback…

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The Howard Fox Memorial Golf Outing

17th August 2017

CIWEM Northern Ireland
The Howard Fox Memorial Golf Outing

Thursday 17th August 2017
Bangor Golf Club
We invite you to join us for the Howard Fox Memorial Cup Golf Outing on the…

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New Members Group: Carsington Reservoir Talk & Tour

15th August 2017

Opened in 1992 by Queen Elizabeth II, Carsington Reservoir is a critical asset in Severn Trent’s water supply network. This event covers the history and current operation of Carsington Reservoir, presented by the people who know it best, the…

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Summer Social Curry Night

9th August 2017

Swadesh Curry House, 98 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4GY
Wednesday 9th August 2017
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
‘An informal evening of good food and networking, with the opportunity to meet the…

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July 2017

Metropolitan Branch - Management Expertise from Down Under

18th July 2017

CIWEM Metropolitan Branch is holding a Management Expertise from Down Under International joint event with TEP and CIWEM ITG.

It is essential that you pre-register due to limited spaces available. Preference will be given to CIWEM and TEP members…

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South Western Branch - Enclosed Beaver Project

17th July 2017

Attendees are invited to visit Devon Wildlife Trust’s (DWT) Enclosed Beaver Project.  This project has enabled extensive quantitative research into the impact of beavers on the landscape and hydrology as ‘ecosystem engineers’.  Representatives of DWT, the University of Exeter…

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South Western Branch - Mayflower Water Treatment Works Site Visit

14th July 2017

Site visit to the construction of South West Water’s new Mayflower Water Treatment Works.

The presentation and tour will last approximately 2 hours, with opportunities for questions.

Programme:

14:00 teas/coffees upon arrival

14:15 overview…

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NWNW Branch: Valuing a commitment to environmental sustainability – understanding the role SMEs can play

11th July 2017

The contribution small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) can have in a drive for sustainability can often be overlooked when compared to the multi-million pound schemes multinationals may implement. However many of these smaller businesses sit in the heart…

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Urban Rivers & Streams: assets or pollution pathways?

11th July 2017

The urban environment is where most people live, yet the quality of the water environment there has often been overlooked and urban watercourses hidden from view behind walls, or buried in culverts.  Some urban streams have even been classified as…

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CIWEM AGM

7th July 2017

Light refreshments will be available from 3pm in advance of the AGM. The AGM is expected to run until 4pm when there will be a presentation given by Paul Seeley, incoming Chairman of CIWEM and Terry Fuller, Chief Executive, on…

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Valuing the Environment 2017 - Postponed

5th July 2017

 

Important update regarding Valuing the Environment 2017: EU Exit and the Future of our Environment

As a result of the recent snap General Election and current uncertainty of the future of the 25 Year Plan for the…

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Hanson RSPB Wetland Project - Building Britain’s Biggest Reedbed

4th July 2017

In the Cambridgeshire Fens, once part of one of Europe’s great wetlands, a working sand and gravel quarry is being restored and transformed into a vast nature reserve.

The Hanson–RSPB wetland project began in 2001. It’s a…

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CIWEM East Midlands Branch and Rivers & Coastal Group Event - Derby Our City Our River Site Visit

4th July 2017

The CIWEM East Midlands Branch and Rivers & Coastal Group are holding a joint event to showcase Derby’s ambitious and innovative flood alleviation scheme ‘Our City Our River’, which is critical to the future regeneration of Derby City Centre…

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June 2017

Delivering water quality and ecological improvements in the Durleigh Brook catchment

29th June 2017

Durleigh is a public water supply reservoir near Bridgwater in Somerset.  The reservoir experiences water quality issues arising from catchment influences and in-reservoir processes.  This is putting increasing pressure on treatment processes at Durleigh water treatment works, whilst targets…

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Central Southern Branch: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Real Time Mapping

22nd June 2017

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV, Drones) applications have been in rapid development recently. During the meeting, Mr. William Moore will give a presentation on how Airbox Systems developed a bespoke UAV live mapping system and its usage in time critical missions…

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UDG Summer Event 2017

22nd June 2017

This year the Urban Drainage Group is pleased to be taking its range of annual industry events to Scotland.  With the advent of a summer event, this year in Dunblane, we continue to bring quality meetings to the forefront of…

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RCG Spring Conference: Outcome Measures for flood and coastal risk management – fit for the future?

20th June 2017

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs have set a number of targets to ensure the Environment Agency and other risk management authorities deliver FCERM (Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management) benefits as a result of investment and achieve…

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CIWEM NWNW Branch: Manchester Ship Canal and Salford Quays: Industrial Legacy and Ecological Restoration. Guest Speakers, Canal Cruise & Networking.

15th June 2017

How were the grossly polluted waters of the Manchester Ship Canal and Salford Quays transformed into a unique selling point for the thriving neighbourhood we see today, home to the BBC North, MediaCity and the Lowry arts centre?

This event…

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CIWEM Tyne and Humber Branch Dinner

15th June 2017

Red Carpet and Drinks Reception
This influential event is taking place in the beautiful and historic surroundings of the Royal Armouries Museum, home to the national collection of arms and armour. The Wellington Suite, on the first floor…

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West Midlands Branch Tour of Packington STW P Removal R&D Plant

13th June 2017

Thanks to Severn Trent Water, we have arranged another fascinating trip to an Operational Site in the Midlands. Peter Vale, Senior Strategist – Wastewater R&D, will be guiding us around its “Low P demonstration trials” at Packington STW, near…

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South Western Branch - Bristol’s Floating Harbour Tour

7th June 2017

Join us for a boat tour of Bristol’s famous Floating Harbour. On the tour, we will learn the history of the Harbour, how and why it was built, how it works, its evolution from industrial centre to architectural centrepiece…

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CIWEM Tyne and Humber Branch - Murton Gap Flood Alleviation Scheme Site Visit

7th June 2017

Tyne and Humber Branch
Murton Gap Flood Alleviation Scheme Site Visit
Wednesday 7th June 2017 4:45pm – 5:00pm
Meeting Point: 3 Westward Green, Whitley Bay, NE25 9SB
The site visit will…

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May 2017

The Humber Flood Risk Management Strategy

31st May 2017

The Humber Strategy is a long-term plan for managing tidal flood risk around the estuary.  A first version of it was approved in 2007, but it’s now being reviewed to take account of legislative and other changes.  The…

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East Anglian Branch 2017 AGM followed by "Brexit: Challenges and Opportunities" panel discussion

25th May 2017

The Annual General Meeting is a chance to network with fellow members, elect the incoming committee, reflect on past events and set out our aims for the coming year. We have the pleasure of being joined by Paul Seeley, Vice…

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East Midlands Branch - Professional Review Workshop

25th May 2017

Hoping to become chartered through CIWEM in the next year?

Come along to our workshop and get guidance on your professional review interview.

The workshop is intended to be interactive, so please bring a laptop (or pen and paper), along…

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CIWEM Welsh Branch AGM and Presentation

24th May 2017

The meeting will commence after an evening presentation on the work of the “Current advice on laying pipes in contaminated land” presented by Charlie Martin, Arup. The presentation will start at 6 pm, followed by the AGM. Refreshments provided from…

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Restoring Sustainable Abstraction: Balancing the Water Needs of People and the Environment

23rd May 2017

The Restoring Sustainable Abstraction (RSA) programme is part of the larger National Environment Programme (NEP). This is an ongoing process whereby the Environment Agency (EA) will identify public water supply abstraction sources that they perceive as having a detrimental impact…

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South Western Branch: Wastewater Networks - Challenges And Opportunities

22nd May 2017

CIWEM SOUTH WEST BRANCH JOINT EVENT WITH INSTITUTE OF WATER

There are considerable challenges for our wastewater (sewerage) networks going forward. Increasing populations and new development mean more connected properties. Changing weather patterns bringing more intense rainfall meaning existing combined…

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South Western Branch: Looking after the land to protect our rivers: Upstream Thinking and Exmoor Mires Restoration

20th May 2017

Upstream Thinking is South West Water’s multi-award-winning catchment management scheme which has been applying natural landscape-scale solutions to water quality issues since 2008. Upstream Thinking is a sustainable approach, working with the expertise of partners, the…

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Annual seminar -The Water – Energy – Food nexus: Balancing our (in)securities

18th May 2017

Water, energy and food are inextricably linked. Water is an input for producing agricultural goods in the fields and along the entire agro-food supply chain. Energy is required to produce and distribute water and food: to pump water from…

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East Midlands Branch Spring Party and AGM

18th May 2017

The East Midlands Branch is holding its Spring Party and AGM on 18th May 2016 at the Brewery Tap in Derby. We have the pleasure of being joined by Bruce Keith, President of CIWEM.

The event will provide great networking…

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CIWEM Tyne and Humber Branch: Waste Water Treatment & Energy Production

17th May 2017

Northumbrian Water Group uses advanced anaerobic digestion (AAD) at Howdon, on Tyneside, and Bran Sands, in the Tees Valley, using sludge from waste water treatment to create energy. This presentation will describe the process employed at Howdon, explaining how gas…

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CIWEM Annual Dinner 2017

17th May 2017

We would like to thank our guests and sponsor for a wonderful evening at CIWEM’s Annual Dinner 2017 held at the beautiful and historic Drapers’ Hall.

We are delighted to announce the CIWEM Annual Dinner will be taking place…

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CIWEM South West Branch Mandatory Competencies Workshop

16th May 2017

A focused and interactive workshop to help applicants attain and demonstrate compliance with the CIWEM mandatory competencies and Chartership requirements.

The workshop will be led by Joanna Goodwin – New Members Coordinator for the South Western Branch.

Please book your place…

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Republic of Ireland Branch - 2017 AGM & Visit to Osberstown WWTP

12th May 2017

The Annual General Meeting of the Republic of Ireland Branch of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management will take place on Friday 12th May 2016 at the Kilashee Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare.

The AGM will be followed by…

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CIWEM NI AGM & Site Visit

12th May 2017

CIWEM Northern Ireland
Annual General Meeting

Friday 12th May 2017 – The Crumlin Road Gaol
 

We invite you to join us for the CIWEM NI Annual General Meeting on the 12th…

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Annual Wastewater Conference: “Towards sustainable wastewater treatment”

11th May 2017

Annual Wastewater Conference:
“Towards sustainable Wastewater treatment”
Wednesday 11th October 2017 – 09:00 am – 16:30 pm
United Utilities Haweswater conference centre,
Lingley Mere, Lingley Green Avenue, Warrington, WA5 3LP

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CIWEM Scottish Branch Annual Dinner 2017

11th May 2017

The CIWEM Scottish Branch would like to invite you to our Annual Dinner.

Please join us and other water and environmental professionals for a relaxing dinner with networking opportunities.

Dress code: smart casual
Dietary requirements: Note via the booking system…

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CIWEM South Western Branch Exeter Brewery Trip

10th May 2017

The tour will begin with meeting in the Tap Room for drinks, followed by the Brewery Tour itself, which lasts approximately 40 minutes, and then back to the Tap for pie, mash, peas, gravy and more beers. The cost includes…

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Urban Drainage Group Spring Conference 2017: Strategies for Managing Waste Water Networks and Risk

10th May 2017

The Urban Drainage Group annual spring conference 2017 sees a return to Birmingham and the Midland Engineering Centre. Feedback has confirmed that delegates appreciate a central location. As many travel by train a slightly later start to the day’s…

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The CIWEM West Midlands Branch Annual Lecture - Living with Water: Sustainable Drainage and Beyond

9th May 2017

Learning to manage water more sustainably has many benefits for society, not least the ability to minimise the impacts of flooding. Former president of the Landscape Institute, Sue Illman, will reflect upon a wide variety case studies from across the…

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CIWEM Northern Ireland Annual Dinner 2017

4th May 2017

Thursday 4th May 2017,
Titanic Belfast
Drinks Reception from 7.00pm
Dinner at 7:45pm
 

We invite you to join us for the CIWEM NI Annual Dinner on the 4th May 2017.

The evening will…

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Ultraviolet Disinfection Workshop: A Guide to Validation

4th May 2017

A joint event with the International Ultraviolet Association

The introduction of Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection guidelines by the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) from the initial 2010 revision has enabled far greater application…

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Micro-engineering presentation evening

4th May 2017

CIWEM Welsh branch and CIWEM Rivers and Coastal Group (jointly sponsored by Cardiff IAHR Young Professional Network, ICE Graduates & Students and Institute of Water) would like to invite you to attend a presentation evening on 4th May 2017 ‘Micro…

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Innovation in Water Treatment Plant Design

3rd May 2017

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April 2017

Welsh Branch Annual Dinner

28th April 2017

CIWEM Welsh Branch warmly invites you to the next Annual Dinner for the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.
This is one of our key social events of the year and we hope that you and…

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East Anglian Branch and Rivers and Coastal Group Joint Site Visit

27th April 2017

An opportunity to see and learn about the Great Fen Project in Cambridgeshire – a 50 year project to create an extensive wetland, this is one of the largest habitat restoration projects in Europe and involves significant partnership working, land assemby…

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Tackling the Challenge of Invasive Non-Native Species and CIWEM NWNW Branch AGM

27th April 2017

Invasive non-native species are one of the greatest threats to biodiversity in the UK. This event will provide an update on recent legislative changes, highlight the importance of biosecurity and describe innovative approaches that are being used to…

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Post EU Waste and Resource Management- A Reality Check of UK Strategy beyond 2019

27th April 2017

This is the 9th annual evening seminar held jointly by CIWEM Waste Panel and the Metropolitan Branch focusing once again on the latest issues affecting waste & resource management policy and infrastructure in UK. As in the last 8 years…

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Strategic Flood Risk Management in Scotland

26th April 2017

Strategic Flood Risk Management in Scotland
Looking backwards and forwards

An overview of first cycle Flood Risk Management Strategies and Local Flood Risk Management Plans
A review of Winter 2015/16 floods
A forward look at…

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Central Southern Branch AGM and Evening Meeting

26th April 2017

The AGM will be followed by a branch evening meeting and we are pleased to present the following speakers and their chosen topics:

Dr Piers Clark (Chairman, Isle Group) – ‘How does the modern water innovator survive in a world filled…

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Flood Risk and New Development

26th April 2017

We would like to let you know of an upcoming event being organised by the South Eastern Branch of CIWEM.

We are pleased to welcome speakers from The Environment Agency and Herrington Consulting to discuss Flood Risk Assessments for New…

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Sustainable remediation of abandoned metal mines in Wales

26th April 2017

CIWEM Welsh branch (jointly sponsored by ICE Swansea Students & Graduates Group, IChemE and Geological Society’s Southern Wales Regional Group) would like to invite you to attend a presentation evening on 26th April 2017 ‘Sustainable remediation of abandoned metal…

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Strategic Flood Risk Management in Scotland

26th April 2017

Strategic Flood Risk Management in Scotland
Looking backwards and forwards

An overview of first cycle Flood Risk Management Strategies and Local Flood Risk Management Plans
A review of Winter 2015/16 floods
A forward look at…

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Biological Control of Invasive Signal Crayfish using European Eel stocks

25th April 2017

Invasive signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) are well-known for their negative effects on native flora and fauna. However, signal crayfish also affect river geomorphology, with possible implications for flood risk. Burrowing in river banks, fighting, and foraging for food, causes…

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SUDS ponds Visit - Murton

25th April 2017

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Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project

24th April 2017

A lecture arranged by Engineers Ireland Civil Division, Water & Environment Society and CIWEM.

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Rivers and Coastal Group Study Weekend 2017

21st April 2017

‘CUMBRIA FLOODS – RESILIENCE AND ADAPTATION’
  21st – 23rd April 2017
Lancaster University
The weekend will include presentations, workshops, site visits, social events, 1-2-1 advice on CIWEM chartership, and the new member’s competition…

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CIWEM NI Branch - Kingpin Bowling Night 2017

20th April 2017

We invite you to join us for the first ever Kingpin NightCIWEM NI Ten Pin Bowling on the 20th April 2017.
 
This Kingpin Night will begin with a meet and greet at…

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CIWEM Scottish Branch AGM & Biennial Environmental Debate

19th April 2017

CIWEM Scottish Branch AGM & Biennial Environmental Debate
This year’s branch debate will examine the benefits and disadvantages of NFM through discussion of the statement:
Natural Flood Management techniques are a useful part of the Flood…

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CIWEM South West Branch Guided tour of proposed Lower River Otter Restoration area

19th April 2017

Attendees are invited to visit the proposed Lower Otter River Restoration Project in East Devon. This very ambitious landscape restoration project is still in its development phase, but is a very interesting example of the processes and protocols involved to…

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27th Irish Envinronmental Researches Colloquim organised by the ESAI and AIT

10th April 2017

Environ 2017 –  The 27th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium will be held at the Athlone Institute of Technology from April 10th – 12th 2017. This year’s colloquium is organised in a joint partnership between the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland (ESA…

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CIWEM South West Branch Annual General Meeting & Social Event

6th April 2017

One of the primary objectives of the AGM is to elect Branch Officers and New Members to the Committee.

We have a number of current members retiring from the committee this year, so please come along to learn more about…

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CIWEM Scottish Branch Membership Workshop

5th April 2017

Professional engineers, scientists and managers require professional accreditation and most applicants to professional institutions benefit greatly from the support of a workplace mentor.
This training is aimed at all staff who wish join CIWEM as a member – at any grade…

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Technical Meeting 5: Water Project Planning and Environment requirements and Issues including Judicial Review

5th April 2017

We invite you to join us for the CIWEM NI – Technical Meeting No. 5, on Wednesday 5th April at Malone House. This talk will be provided to us by David Flinn of A&L Goodbody and will be based…

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March 2017

Water Resources East: Developing a strategic water resource plan for the East of England

30th March 2017

The WRE mission is to work in partnership to safeguard a sustainable supply of water for the East of England, resilient to future challenges and enabling the area’s communities, environment and economy to reach their full potential. The East…

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Republic of Ireland Branch - Historic Dam Failures and Recent Incidents

30th March 2017

Dam failures are rare occurrences, but can have devastating consequences. Tracey Williamson will present a broad overview of the history of dam failures around the world. Drawing on her personal experiences of managing incidents, she will cover the lessons that…

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Groundwater Heating and Cooling: Opportunities for the South West

29th March 2017

 

We are delighted to offer an evening talk on the subject of Groundwater Heating and Cooling: Opportunities for the South West, to be held on Wednesday 29th March from 6.00 pm.

The talk will look at the…

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Membership Surgery (4)

29th March 2017

Becoming a member of CIWEM can seem daunting. How do I start? What are the requirements? Where can I get some help?

CIWEM have set up a series of drop in sessions where you can come and talk to a…

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Environmental Mitigation on the River Mease and Bottesford Beck

28th March 2017

This event will provide an informative and interesting insight into the environmental mitigation measures implemented on the River Mease and Bottesford Beck on behalf of the client, key stakeholders and the scheme designers.

“Moving goalposts” – River Mease Mitigation Scheme…

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MEETING OF SOUTH EASTERN BRANCH - Woolmans Wood Phase2

28th March 2017

We would like to let you know of an upcoming event being organised by the South Eastern Branch of CIWEM.

We are pleased to welcome Giampiero Mendola and Emmanuel Iwuamadi from Southern Water to provide a presentation outlining the recent…

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CIWEM Hong Kong Water Conference 2017 on Enhancing Water Management in Buildings

23rd March 2017

Main Theme: To Promote Enhanced Practices of Water Management in Buildings and Related Technologies
for Water Safety in Hong Kong

Targeted Participants: Waterworks Professionals, Plumbing Professionals, Building Construction and Maintenance Experts, Building
Services Engineers, Building Designers, Facility Managers, and Academics…

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Physical Modelling for Coastal Engineers

22nd March 2017

10:00 Morning session

1) Introductions

2) Why physical modelling? – a discussion of why physical modelling is of particular value to coastal engineers.  What techniques are used and what are the most useful applications?

3) Briefing on the…

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Renewable Energy at Canal & River Trust followed by CIWEM East Midlands New Members Group Annual General Meeting

21st March 2017

The Canal & River Trust is a charity responsible for 2000 miles of waterways in England & Wales. The waterways are a much loved national asset which attract over 110 million visits per annum. Visitors enjoy walking, running, cycling, fishing…

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The CIWEM West Midlands Branch Tour of Minworth Sewage Treatment Works given by kind permission of Severn Trent Water

21st March 2017

It is believed that there has been a sewage treatment works at this site since 1870. Since then, Minworth STW has grown to become one of the largest treatment and most advanced sewage treatment plants in the UK serving an…

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EPSRC Water Informatics: Science & Engineering CDT - Industry Day

17th March 2017

The EPSRC Water Informatics Science and Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training (WISE CDT) carries out research into topics at the interface of Water Engineering, Water Management, Environmental Science, and Informatics Technology. This networking event aims to explore the ways in…

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Young Members Paper Competition 2017 - NI

15th March 2017

CIWEM is now inviting entries to the 2017 CIWEM Northern Ireland Region New Water and Environmental Managers Papers Competition. This is open to both new student and graduate level members, and those who could become future CIWEM members and who…

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Notice of Technical Visit – Solar Farm Project at Siu Ho Wan Sewage Treatment Works

11th March 2017

The solar farm at the Siu Ho Wan Sewage Treatment Works of the Drainage Services Department (DSD) is the largest of its kind in Hong Kong. The solar farm comprises over 4,200 polycrystalline photovoltaic panels with an installed generation…

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Membership Surgery (3)

9th March 2017

Becoming a member of CIWEM can seem daunting. How do I start? What are the requirements? Where can I get some help?

CIWEM have set up a series of drop in sessions where you can come and talk to a…

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15th Wales National Flooding Conference

9th March 2017

Organised by ICE Wales Cymru in conjunction with: CIWEM Welsh Branch and Cardiff University
The Wales National Flooding Conference is open for booking.
Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government will give the Keynote Address…

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Carbon Management in the Water Sector

8th March 2017

This event is being run by the Scottish branch.

Programme and further details to be announced shortly.

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CIWEM Scottish Branch Training for Mentors

7th March 2017

Professional engineers, scientists and managers require professional accreditation and most applicants to professional institutions benefit greatly from the support of a workplace mentor.
This training is aimed at middle and senior staff who wish to support their less experienced colleagues…

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Notice of Technical Visit – Kowloon Groups Reservoir Heritage Trail

4th March 2017

Constructed between 1901 and 1910, Kowloon Reservoir was the fourth reservoir in Hong Kong, but the first built on the Kowloon Peninsula in response to the growth of the population there. It radically changed the way in which water was…

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CIWEM Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland Branches Joint North South Visit 2017 - Ringsend WwTP

3rd March 2017

Irish water is currently progressing the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade project which includes an increase in capacity and treatment for the facility, as part of the strategy for wastewater management within the Greater Dublin Area. The project includes the…

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Mitigating climate change: The Paris Agreement and the 1.5C target

1st March 2017

Do you wonder how climate change might affect us in terms of food and infrastructure?

Are you interested in hearing what was agreed in Paris in September 2016?

Then come to an Central Southern Branch Evening Meeting – In association with…

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February 2017

Modern farming working with nature

28th February 2017

This is the fifth technical seminar in our 2016/17 theme of “Working with Nature”. We are delighted that Tim Pratt (Farmers Weekly Awards 2016: Farm Manager of the Year) will be presenting on how he has changed the farming…

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Routes to membership and mandatory competency presentation

28th February 2017

The presentation will focus on the current routes to membership within CIWEM and will help you to decide which best suits you. Tim will also give an
Tim will also give an overview of the mandatory competencies and other requirements…

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The CIWEM West Midlands Branch Annual Keynote Address given by Dr Emma FitzGerald

28th February 2017

The Annual Keynote Address of the West Midlands Branch of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management is the highlight of the Branch Calendar and this year we are delighted to welcome Dr Emma FitzGerald Severn Trent Managing Director…

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Dr Jenkins Best Technical Paper 2017 Evening Presentation

23rd February 2017

The four finalists for this year’s competition will be presenting their papers at Loughborough University at 6.00 pm on Thursday 23rd February

Finalists:

Claire Blissett – RPS-  Engaging with Stakeholders to help Irish Water

Jimmy…

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The winter pub quiz

23rd February 2017

Doors open at 18:00.  The quiz will start at 19:00 sharp!
 We will finish around 21:00.  There will be plenty of time to socialise with other members. Come along if you want to try to win a…

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Site Visit to Hatton Wastewater Treatment Works

23rd February 2017

Hatton WWTW receives sewage from pumping stations spread across Dundee City and Arbroath, covering over 230,000 population equivalent. It includes Preliminary, Primary, Secondary and Sludge treatment processes and operations. Sludge treatment includes Thickening, Anaerobic Digestion, Dewatering and Thermal Drying…

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CIWEM- A Year to Membership #2

22nd February 2017

We would like to let you know about the new programme being run by the CIWEM South Eastern Branch to encourage more of our experienced Graduate Members and Colleagues ready to pursue their Charted Membership.

The programme “A Year to…

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UDG Training Day 2017

22nd February 2017

‘Urban Drainage Hydraulic Modelling:
Developing the skills to become an Expert modeller’
CIWEM’s Urban Drainage Group Training Day 2017 is focusing on the key skills that are necessary to the Urban Drainage Hydraulic Modeller in…

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CIWEM South Eastern Branch Meeting: Shale Gas Exploration

21st February 2017

Dear Members,

We would like to let you know of an upcoming event being organised by the South Eastern Branch of CIWEM in collaboration with the Geological Society.

We are pleased to welcome speakers from CIWEM and JBA Consulting to…

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CIWEM Mandatory Competencies Workshop

20th February 2017

A focussed and interactive workshop to help applicants attain and demonstrate compliance with the CIWEM mandatory competencies and Chartership requirements
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CIWEM ROI Branch Annual Dinner

17th February 2017

Branch Annual Dinner
As previously notified the Branch’s Annual Dinner will take place on Friday, 17th February at
the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire at 7:30 pm. The cost for this year’s dinner is €50

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NWNW Get Chartered!

15th February 2017

Get Chartered!

Wednesday 15th February 2017

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Risley Moss Visitor Centre, Risley Moss Nature Reserve, Warrington, WA3 6QS

 

‘Back by popular demand! An unmissable opportunity to receive advice…

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Flood protection and the Environment – how to manage the balance

15th February 2017

 
Flooding has become a major issue in Ireland, repeatedly causing massive social and
economic impacts on people and places. With flood events becoming more frequent
and increasing in magnitude, public expenditure is being ramped up, with masses of…

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New Members Group: Chartership and Competencies Workshops CPD and professional ethics

14th February 2017

The CIWEM East Anglian Branch New Members Group would like to invite you to a series of workshops to assist in obtaining chartership and achieving the mandatory competencies.

The workshops will be group sessions with discussions and support material for…

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Technical Meeting 4: Joint with Institute of Water - CEEQUAL Award Winning Project

8th February 2017

We are pleased to announce this joint technical talk with the Institute of Water.
The presentation will give an overview of the overall programme of work within Bangor, which includes elements of innovative design and a Soft SuDS demonstration project…

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Introduction to Three Exciting Studies

8th February 2017

River Elwy Natural Flood Management Study, Working for Irish Water on the Cork City DAP, Determining Eel Passage at Pumping Stations.

We invite you to join us for the above presentation which will provide an insight into three…

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Assessing the Resilience of Public Water Supplies in Scotland

7th February 2017

The resilience of a water supply system is its capacity to maintain essential services under extreme
circumstances, such as those caused by extreme weather, climate change, or catastrophic asset failure.
Most of Scottish Water’s customers have never experienced a…

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January 2017

Biodiversity Net Gain

26th January 2017

A talk led by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff consultants that will explain what biodiversity net gain is and how the approach can significantly contribute the protecting the UK’s wildlife, giving practical examples of projects which have set net gain targets…

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Question of Knowledge Quiz

26th January 2017

10 rounds of questions, including picture and music rounds.
Prizes for top teams and best team name.
Bar Table Service.
Raffle for fantastic prizes, with all proceeds going to WaterAid.
Cost: £60 per team (including finger buffet), with a maximum…

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Project Summaries Session

25th January 2017

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Climate Resilience and Flood Management Developments - Joint event with TEP

25th January 2017

This evening event at the head office of Atkins Global will enable local members and guests to have a joint networking event with TEP members while learning more on issues related to flooding and the implications of Climate Change. The…

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December 2015 Floods

24th January 2017

A before, during and after talk, describing the flood events of December 2015 in Lancashire and Cumbria.

For all event enquiries please email rob.van@environment-agency.gov.uk

For…

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Extreme Infrastructure & Flood Risk Management evening meeting

19th January 2017

We are pleased to invite you to our Extreme Infrastructure & Flood Risk Management evening meeting. The management of flood risk and wastewater is one of the greatest and increasingly high-profile challenges faced in both the U.K and…

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Taming the Flood: Rivers, wetlands and successful river management

19th January 2017

As large swathes of Northern England and southern Scotland clear up after the floods in 2015/2016 it is an apt time to consider how we can better manage our rivers and their catchments in the face of increasing pressure…

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The Foss Barrier Pumping Station - Computational Fluid Dynamic and Physical Modelling of Foss Barrier

18th January 2017

Venue: Presentations at Yeadon Cricket Club, High St, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7TA,

Visit to physical model at Hydrotec, Moorfield Close, Moorfield Estate, Leeds, LS19 7YA

Timings

17:30     Refreshments and snacks at Yeadon Cricket Club

18:00     Presentation at Yeadon…

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Young professionals presentation competition

17th January 2017

Following on from last years hugely successful young professionals competition the NW&NW Branch of CIWEM are pleased to announce that this years competition is now open for an evening event featuring project presentations with young professionals from…

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Irrigating Peru: The Palo Redondo Dam and Chavimochic Irrigation Project

17th January 2017

Note this is event led by Geological Society and is supported by CIWEM Welsh Branch
Palo Redondo Dam and Auxiliary Works is part of the Chavimochic Irrigation Project in Peru that will provide irrigation of about 63,000 hectares of…

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Tai Tam Waterworks Heritage Trail

14th January 2017

The field trip will cover the interesting features along the Tai Tam Waterworks Heritage Trail : Tai Tam Upper Reservoir, Byewash Reservoir and Intermediate Reservoir; Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir and the submerged Tai Tam Tuk Village; the four Brick Wells; and…

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Review of Winter Flooding 2015/16

9th January 2017

The series of major storms that impacted Northern Ireland over the 2015/16 winter resulted in December being the wettest since Armagh Observatory records began in 1838. Water levels were significantly higher than normal in rivers, Lough Erne and Lough…

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December 2016

Routes to Membership Workshop

15th December 2016

CIWEM Members are a global network of professionals who share a passionate interest in the water and environment industry. CIWEM Membership is recognised the world over as a symbol of excellence. Come to our “Routes to Membership” workshop and networking…

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Visit the CIWEM Venue, & Talks on Thames Developments Joint event with TEP

14th December 2016

17:30 Registration, Networking
17:45 Introduction & Welcome – Visit the Venue
Mohib Ali, CIWEM, Marketing and Sales Executive
18:10 Developments within CIWEM – One year on and planning for the future
Terry Fuller…

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"New Members Group: Chartership and Competencies Workshops Competency A2- Changes in your sector"

13th December 2016

The CIWEM East Anglian Branch New Members Group would like to invite you to a series of workshops to assist in obtaining chartership and achieving the mandatory competencies…

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Membership Workshop

9th December 2016

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Adapting to Climate Change – from Policy to Practice

8th December 2016

This will be a presentation on Adapting Climate Change – from policy to practice.
Jim has been working full time on climate change over the last ten years, initially for Environment Agency Wales and more recently for Natural Resources…

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I wish it could be Quizmas everyday

8th December 2016

New Members Group – Christmas Quiz
Register a team of 4-8 or as an individual and we’ll match you up with a team
Prizes for the top 3 teams and the best Xmas jumper.

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Beyond the National Flood Resilience Review: Building resilient infrastructure and communities

7th December 2016

This conference will provide an up to date picture of the preparedness for Winter 2016/17, the lessons learnt from government, critical infrastructure providers and a wide range of other stakeholders taking a longer term view towards the requirements for…

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Using Ice Pigging to clean wastewater pipes

7th December 2016

We welcome you to an evening centred on using Ice Pigging to clean wastewater pipes.
This evening provides an insight into the Ice Pigging technique and particularly its use within a wastewater setting in the cleaning of Wastewater Rising Mains…

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Project Management for non-Project Managers (3) - Sold Out

5th December 2016

This event is now Sold Out

A series of three events on the 3-Oct, 7-Nov and 5-Dec 2016.

Price is £15 for one or all events. Attendance at all three is recommended as…

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Yuen Long Bypass Floodway Eco Tour

3rd December 2016

Yuen Long Bypass Floodway is constructed to relieve flooding risk in Yuen Long Town and its peripheral village areas. It is a 3.8km long large drainage channel built at the south of Yuen Long Town to intercept 40% of…

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November 2016

Scottish Branch Annual Poster Competition & Networking Evening

30th November 2016

Annual Poster Competition

We would like to invite all students and graduates to submit an eye-catching poster to celebrate research and current projects relevant to the water environment in Scotland. This is a fantastic opportunity to share…

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Membership Surgery (2)

30th November 2016

Becoming a member of CIWEM can seem daunting. How do I start? What are the requirements? Where can I get some help?

CIWEM have set up a series of drop in sessions where you can come and talk to a…

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Engineering Ethics

30th November 2016

You’re invited to an engaging evening of presentations by leading experts discussing
the challenges faced in applying engineering ethics to our day to day working lives.
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Catchment Conference: Informing Government's 25 Year Plan for the Environment

30th November 2016

Our water environment is affected by every activity that takes place on land, and vice versa. Defra’s 2013 policy framework encouraged the wider adoption of an integrated Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) this thinking is a core building block of…

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Why should I become professionally qualified?

29th November 2016

‘Come to network with like-minded people who have gained or are working towards some of the Chartered designations. Hear about what being professionally qualified means to them, ask questions and gain insight.’

This is an informal joint networking meeting…

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Benefits of Blue and Green Infrastructure – adding to the evidence

28th November 2016

An opportunity to hear from leading  practitioners, about:

the use of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) studio, a GIS based model to rapidly assess feasibility and economic viability for the application of SUDS; and
a…

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Valuing the Environment 2016

24th November 2016

Natural Capital is the stock of all natural assets, including, soil, air, geology water and all living things. It provides humans with a wide range of services, often called ecosystem services, which make human life possible. Natural Capital accounting is…

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Advances on Remote Sensing Techniques: Land, Air and Water - Fully Booked

24th November 2016

This event is now fully booked 

This event will present recent advances in the practical application of remote sensing techniques for environmental monitoring of land, air and water. The event will present case studies from a range of…

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Keeping the Lights On - Energy and Carbon Management

23rd November 2016

We welcome you to an evening centred on energy and carbon management.
Birmingham International Airport (southeast of Birmingham city centre) sees over 10 million passengers a year and has plans to double capacity by 2020. Since May 2013…

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Shale Oil and Gas Evening

23rd November 2016

South Western Branch 
IOW/PIG/CIWEM Shale Oil and Gas and its Impact on the Water Industry
Join the Institute of Water South West Area as we investigate Shale Oil and Gas Exploration with RSKW Ltd.
This evening…

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CIWEM NI Branch - Recruitment and Membership Information Event

23rd November 2016

Are you interested in becoming a CIWEM member but in need of some assistance? Are you interested in becoming a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager (C.WEM); Engineer(C.Eng); Scientist (C.Sci); or Environmentalist (C.Env.) through CIWEM…

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Project Summaries Session

23rd November 2016

Please join us for an evening of three presentations given by three of our new members on topics related to potable water treatment in Scotland. We would encourage you to come along and support our new members and to develop…

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Rehabilitating the River Stiffkey

22nd November 2016

This is the second technical seminar in our 2016/17 theme of “Working with Nature”.
We are delighted that Luke Mitchell from Mott MacDonald will be presenting on his recent PhD work into siltation impacts on river restoration in the…

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Guided Tour to Ma On Shan Water Treatment Works

20th November 2016

In order to introduce to the public the water treatment works which treat water for potable use round the clock and the associated technologies, Water Supplies Department will host a Ma On Shan Water Treatment Works Open Day on 20…

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UCL Thames Estuary Partnership Annual Forum

16th November 2016

CIWEM Metropolitan Branch Supported Event
“Thames Estuary Partnership Annual Event – Sustainable Development in Thames”
Speakers will include experts in planning and development to provide a commercial and a regulatory perspective on development on the river.
The…

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CIWEM A Year to Membership

16th November 2016

Launch of the CIWEM SE branch ‘Year to Membership’ Group.

A second event will be held in the new year in Haywards Heath

For all event enquiries please email Jack.Southon@jbaconsulting.com…

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Microbiological Water Issues and Quality

16th November 2016

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After the Somerset Floods

15th November 2016

14:00 Start at EA office Rivers House Bridgwater TA6 4YS – Presentation with tea and coffee provided.

~15:00 Own travel* to Dredge Site.

~16:00 Own travel* to Northmoor / Currymoor Pumping Stations.

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From Global Rainfall to Local Flood Risk

15th November 2016

From Global Rainfall to Local Flood Risk
This event has been organised by ICE Cymru and is jointly sponsored by CIWEM
In recent years we have seen many extreme weather events, such as flooding in the UK in…

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Living Water & Community Revitalization

12th November 2016

To provide guests a genuine experience and appreciation of the natural and cultural heritage at the north-eastern part of Hong Kong, the community revitalization programme at Lai Chi Wo led by Policy for Sustainability Lab (PSL), Faculty of Social…

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Urban Drainage Group Autumn Conference & Exhibition

9th November 2016

The Urban Drainage Group Annual Autumn Conference and Exhibition spans three days and is the industry’s main event of the year.  The conference is a forum for presenters, a showcasing work, ideas, processes and discussion of the latest knowledge…

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Strategic Trunk Mains

9th November 2016

This presentation will provide an introduction to full spectrum asset profiling, and how this is helping Scottish Water make the change from being a reactive business to one which is able to identify, quantify and manage asset risks before they…

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CIWEM Northern Ireland Technical Meeting 2

9th November 2016

Joint Meeting with IEI

“Challenges of transforming a cityscape with blue/green infrastructure – the Sheffield G2G case study”

We are delighted to welcome Roger Nowell from Sheffield City Council to present this highly innovative…

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New Members Group: Chartership and Competencies Workshops

8th November 2016

The New Members Group would like to invite you to a series of workshops to assist in obtaining chartership and achieving the mandatory competencies.

The workshops will be group sessions with discussions and support material for potential members to recognise…

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Mayflower Water Treatment Works

8th November 2016

CIWEM and ICE Joint Presentation
The Mayflower WTW will replace the outdated treatment works at Crownhill in Plymouth, which was built in the 1950’s and is reaching the end of its useful life. The new works will…

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Project Management for non-Project Managers (2) - Sold Out

7th November 2016

This event is now Sold Out 

A series of three events on the 3-Oct, 7-Nov and 5-Dec 2016.

Price is £15 for one or all events. Attendance at all three is recommended as…

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ROUTES TO MEMBERSHIP WORKSHOP

2nd November 2016

CIWEM Members are a global network of professionals who share a passionate interest in the water and environment industry. CIWEM Membership is recognised the world over as a symbol of excellence. Come to our “Routes to Membership” workshop and networking…

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A Step to the Future...Water and Environmental Management 2050

2nd November 2016

This conference will explore the major issues, risks and requirements for the UK relating to water challenges, funding policies as well as politics, waste and innovative technologies, so CIWEM can understand how, in its role as an independent, evidence-led…

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October 2016

HK Technical Visit - Sludge Treatment Facility

29th October 2016

The construction works of the Sludge Treatment Facility (STF) commenced in 2010 and was put into operation in 2015. It is a dedicated incineration facility to treat sewage sludge generated from 11 sewage treatment works, with a treatment capacity of…

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Exploring a Big Digital Future for Water and the Environment

27th October 2016

This event will bring together the water and the environment sector with technology professionals, where together in a workshop style event attendees will explore what benefit big data analytics, high performance computing, cognitive computing, and visualisation can have in the…

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Membership Surgery

26th October 2016

Becoming a member of CIWEM can seem daunting. How do I start? What are the requirements? Where can I get some help?

CIWEM have set up a series of drop in sessions where you can come and talk to a…

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Connection & Developer Services Standard Details

24th October 2016

Organised by Engineers Organised by Engineers Ireland Civil Division, Water & Environment Society and Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) Ireland Civil Division, Water & Environment Society and Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
For more…

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Rainwater Harvesting System at Shui Chuen O Public Housing Development

22nd October 2016

Building on the rainwater harvesting techniques, an integrated model was applied to the Shui Chuen O Estate which is a public housing development project, with a view to reducing the development’s reliance on Dong Jiang basin for irrigation by…

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CIWEM East Midlands New Members Group Chartership Workshop

20th October 2016

Hoping to become chartered through CIWEM in the next year? Come along to our workshop and get guidance from experienced mentors on completing your application.
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Flood Resilience and Sustainable Water Management in Urban Areas

18th October 2016

 CIWEM South West Branch evening meeting at the University of Exeter, for more information see flyer here.

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Greener Grangetown

12th October 2016

Greener Grangetown is a sustainable drainage scheme located in an existing urban area of Cardiff, South Wales. The design maximises the use of green infrastructure to future proof the drainage network; providing climate change resilience whilst also delivering enhanced public…

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Barrow Treatment Works UV Presentation & Tour

12th October 2016

Attendees are invited to visit the newly commissioned UV Plant at Barrow Treatment Works. This very ambitious project has not only delivered a system to remove Cryptosporidium, but has also ensured additional pumping was not required.

A presentation will be…

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CIWEM Northern Ireland Technical Meeting 1

12th October 2016

“Approaching Integrated Catchment Management”

There is a growing awareness across the water industry of the need to consider collectively how we manage the water cycle, our river catchments and our coastal areas. There are many organisations, stakeholders, central…

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Leeds FAS Site Visit

11th October 2016

Leeds City Council and BMMJV Limited (BAM Nuttall Mott MacDonald JV) have kindly offered to conduct another site visit to a key site of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme – Crown Point Weir.

This is a joint event between CIWEM RCG…

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South Western Branch Annual Dinner 2016

6th October 2016

We warmly invite you to our Annual Dinner which this year will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Bristol City Centre.
Individual tickets are £35 each for Members and Non-Members, inclusive of VAT, exclusive of wine. Corporate Tables…

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Extreme Infrastructure & Flood Risk Management evening meeting

6th October 2016

Central Southern Branch
Extreme Infrastructure & Flood Risk Management evening meeting Environment Agency, Kings Meadow House, Reading RG1 8DQ

6th October 2016 at 17:30 (Refreshments) for a 18:00 start
We are pleased to invite…

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Towards a market for bioresources: Looking back & looking on

6th October 2016

Following on from our successful seminar and debate examining Ofwat’s Water 2020 sludge market consultation earlier this year CIWEM will again bring together the regulators, water industry leaders and potential new market entrants to discuss the current progress of…

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Haworth to Hong Kong and Back. A Water Story

6th October 2016

Arup’s Hong Kong office successfully commenced the “Flow Turning” process to divert raw sewage from Victoria Harbour to Stone Cutters Island Sewage Treatment works on 15th Sept 2015. The works were officially opened by the Chief Executive of Hong…

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Green energy vs environmental protection

5th October 2016

Green energy vs environmental protection – developing hydraulic structures for hydropower and protecting natural geomorphological processes.
Capacity is 80 people and booking is required, to book emailwelsh@ciwem.org
This event has been jointly…

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Restoring Sustainable Abstraction: Balancing the Water needs of People and the Environment

5th October 2016

We invite you to join us for an evening presentation which will provide an insight into Severn Trent Water’s (STW) programme to restore sustainable abstraction.
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Project Management for non-Project Managers - Sold Out

3rd October 2016

This event is now Sold Out 

A series of three events on the 3-Oct, 7-Nov and 5-Dec 2016.

Price is £15 for one or all events. Attendance at all three is recommended as…

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September 2016

Achieving Low Nutrient Consents in Small WwTWs: A Management Approach

28th September 2016

Meeting low nutrient consent in existing small wastewater treatment works is a challenge which technology alone cannot address.

This talk will present an innovative approach developed by Scottish Water/Scottish Water Solutions 2 involving a dynamic integration of technology, knowledge…

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Tour of Purity Brewery and Wetland Treatment System

28th September 2016

 
Tour of Purity Brewery and Wetland Treatment System
Date: Wednesday, 28th September, 2016    6.00 pm – 8.30 pm
Cost: £27.50 (covers cost of meal and refreshments)
Book: (mail to…

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Leicester Flood Risk Management: Lubbesthorpe Brook and Leicester Conveyance

28th September 2016

This event showcases two significant Environment Agency flood risk management schemes in Leicester: the Lubbesthorpe Brook diversion and the River Soar conveyance scheme.

The day will involve presentations from the project teams and site walkovers led by Environment Agency staff…

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New Developments in Sustainable Phosphorus Management: Taking the P out of Pollution

27th September 2016

A conference to examine new developments and emerging issues in the field of sustainable P management.   The programme will give the latest EU and UK policy background.  It will then examine some of the new catchment-based approaches to managing…

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CIWEM Presidential Induction

23rd September 2016

CIWEM is pleased to announce that L. Bruce Keith becomes the 30th President of the Institution following his Induction at the Holiday Inn in Peterborough on Friday 23rd September 2016 at 2:45 pm for 3.00 pm.

The Presidential…

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A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon upgrade

22nd September 2016

East Anglian Branch
The government has committed up to £1.5 billion investment to improve the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon. This vital upgrade will relieve congestion, unlock growth and help to connect communities. The talk will be split in…

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The Solway Firth Coastal Flood Forecasting System

14th September 2016

The Solway Firth coastal Flood Forecasting System (FFS) acts as an integrated forecasting service for approximately 200 miles of coastline from Gretna along the coast to Cairnryan, incorporating forecasts for still water level, nearshore wave conditions and wave overtopping. The…

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Northern Ireland Branch Annual Morning Conference - Integrating Our Water Management

14th September 2016

With our theme for the year of Water and the Environment – Joined Up Thinking, we would like to invite you to our upcoming morning conference on:
Integrating Our Water Management

For this morning conference we are…

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WaterAid Fundraising Garden Party

8th September 2016

The CIWEM East Anglian Branch is supporting this event run by the Cambridge WaterAid Local Group.

 

This event provides a unique opportunity for networking with peers and fellow professionals whilst raising money for an excellent cause.

 

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August 2016

The Howard Fox Memorial Cup Golf Outing

18th August 2016

The Competition is for the HOWARD FOX MEMORIAL TROPHY and will be followed by Dinner at 7pm and the Presentation of Prizes.

The Competition will be Stableford Points and players will receive their full club ot convenor approved handicaps. The…

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East Midlands New Members Derby Sewage Treatment Works Tour - Rescheduled event

18th August 2016

Dear Members and prospective members,

We would like to invite you to join us for a walking tour of Severn Trent Water’s Sewage Treatment Works site in Derby. This is the postponed tour from June 29th, which has now…

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South Eastern Branch AGM and Social

18th August 2016

As with previous years the AGM will be brief (half an hour) and will be combined with a social.

 

If any branch member has any item to be included on the agenda for the AGM then please contact the…

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CIWEM HK Technical Meeting - Organic waste treatment in Europe

8th August 2016

The presentation will cover briefly the framework for organic waste treatment in Germany, Europe and the world
which has influenced the development of the organic waste treatment technology over the last years. Experience
gained over the last years has led…

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Site visit to Leigh Flood Storage Area and talk

3rd August 2016

The Leigh flood storage area (FSA) was built in 1982 following the devastating 1968 floods.  Leigh is an online flood storage reservoir, that it reduces flood risk from the River Medway and mention that it is classified under the Reservoirs…

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July 2016

Innovative Technology in Control Instrumentation that Helps Customers Reduce Operational Hassles - A Water Analyses Showcase and Hands On

29th July 2016

Industry Automation never sleeps. Update technologies to meet Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT) is a big trend
globally. Modern sensor technology has changed today’s working procedure of routine calibration and maintenance.
Transmitters having an Ethernet connectivity…

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Developing World – Water Issues

20th July 2016

Developing World – Water Issues
We invite you to join us for a very interesting evening seminar on this summertime networking event with the CIWEM Metropolitan Branch to learn about “Developing World –Water Issues” This seminar will be of…

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Bath Quays Waterside Scheme

19th July 2016

A joint ICE and CIWEM event providing an overview of the Bath Quays Waterside flood risk and regeneration project that aims to reduce flood risk to over 100 properties in Bath and enable the development of key regeneration sites…

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CIWEM Annual General Meeting 2016

15th July 2016

CIWEM will hold its members’ AGM on Friday, 15 July 2016 at 3.30 pm at Cardiff University. Please RSVP by email to governance@ciwem.org if you wish to attend…

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North Western and North Wales Branch Summer Social

14th July 2016

An informal evening of good food, the opportunity to meet the CIWEM NWNW committee members to ask informal questions about getting chartered, to find out about joining the committee and what this involves, and also to have your say on…

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North Western and North Wales Branch Summer Social

14th July 2016

An informal evening of good food, the opportunity to meet the CIWEM NWNW committee members to ask informal questions about getting chartered, to find out about joining the committee and what this involves, and also to have your say on…

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June 2016

Derby Sewage Treatment Works Tour

29th June 2016

Join us for a walking tour of Severn Trent Water’s Sewage Treatment
Works site in Derby. This tour will provide a fascinating insight in to waste water treatment processes and an opportunity to see the treatment
works in action…

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Abstraction Reform: Implementation Challenges, Options and Solutions

29th June 2016

This conference will explore how abstraction reform can in practice be delivered through catchment collaboration, improved resilience and protection of water ecosystems.

The meeting will be composed of four sessions, each dealing with a key implementation issues.  Each of the…

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

28th June 2016

Following Government’s introduction of the welcomed 6-year funding settlement for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) work, funding will increase from £370m this year to over £400m in 2020/21. The increased funding and the opportunities it…

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Thames Tideway Tunnel -Future Proofing our Capital City

27th June 2016

CIWEM South Western Branch
Thames Tideway Tunnel -Future Proofing our Capital City
Tideway are upgrading London’s sewerage system to cope with the demands of the city well into the 22nd Century. After years of study…

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Morpeth Flooding Seminar

22nd June 2016

Morpeth is the county town of Northumberland and lies within the floodplain of the River Wansbeck.  The town has a long history of flooding dating back to at least 1839 and at least 21 flood events have been recorded during…

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Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls

16th June 2016

Nick Clarke from Mott MacDonald and James Fuller from the Environment Agency will provide a presentation outlining the recent Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme.

 

The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme consists improvements along 7.2km of defences along the…

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Severn Trent - Coleshill Food Waste Digestion Plant

15th June 2016

Since 2015 Severn Trent have used local food waste in a state of the art anaerobic digestion facility at Coleshill. By-products and surplus from food and drink manufacturing, hospitality, household collections and supermarkets are all used to generate renewable…

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Bristol's Floating Harbour Tour

14th June 2016

A tour of Bristol’s Floating Harbour with an opportunity to learn about the history of the Harbour, how and why it was built, how it works, it’s evolution from industrial centre to architectural centrepiece aswell as some…

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Cwm Ivy, Gower Habitat Creation Project - site visit

8th June 2016

Natural Resources Wales and the National Trust are working in partnership on an exciting and ambitious project to create a saltmarsh at Cwm Ivy Marsh, North Gower. The project, the first of its kind in Wales, will recreate up to…

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CIWEM Tyne and Humber Branch Leeds FAS site visit

8th June 2016

Leeds City Council and BMMJV Limited (BAM Nuttall Mott MacDonald JV) have kindly offered to conduct another site visit to a key site of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme – Crown Point Weir.

“The £45million Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) is…

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Learning to live with flooding conference

7th June 2016

ICE Cymru (supported by CIWEM Welsh Branch) would like to invite you to attend an one day conference.

About this event
ICE Wales Cymru is pleased to announce that we are holding our 14th Flooding Conference.

The conference…

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Chemical Water Quality Issues & Control

1st June 2016

Water companies consistently strive to produce drinking water that meets the quality standard of “wholesomeness” using the most cost-effective approaches. This is an ever-more complex challenge, as new drinking water contaminants are continually being discovered and new technologies…

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May 2016

Fish friendly pumps workshop tour and fish pass site visit

25th May 2016

Date: 25th May 2016

Time: 2 – 3.30pm

Venue: Hidrostal Pumps, Stadium Park, Altofts Lane, Castleford, WF10 5PZ

Event: Pump workshop tour. Hidrostal Pumps will give a short presentation about fish friendly pumps, followed by a tour of their workshop…

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Does Modelling deliver?

25th May 2016

WHY ATTEND?

 

Delving into the analytical world of modelling,

we hear from industry experts to see if it is being

fully utilised?

 

25TH MAY, 9 AM REGISTRATION. 9:30AM – 4:30PM

RIVER SUITE, CROWNE PLAZA, READING RG1 8BD…

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Wastewater Conference: Delivering Better Value to Customers

24th May 2016

‘An annual event looking at topical issues in wastewater.’
Individuals and groups welcome
Overview
A number of presenters will be presenting throughout the day. Confirmed Speakers include Lisa Mansell (United Utilities) who will be presenting on the ‘Application of the…

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Welsh Branch Annual General Meeting with talk on work of UDG

24th May 2016

CIWEM Welsh branch would like to invite you to attend their annual general meeting, which will be proceeded by an evening presentation on the work of CIWEM’s ‘Urban Drainage Group (UDG)’.

Over the last year the UDG has been…

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Urban Drainage Group Spring Conference

18th May 2016

The Urban Drainage Group Annual Spring Conference 2016 sees a return to Birmingham and the Midland Engineering Centre.  Feedback has confirmed that delegates appreciate a central location.  As many travel by train a slightly later start to the day’s…

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East Anglian Branch AGM and Blue Green Cities

18th May 2016

Branch Annual General Meeting
Before the presentation, we will hold our Annual General Meeting, to reflect on the past events, elect/ re-elect committee officers and set out our aims for the next year. All members are encouraged to attend…

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CIWEM Annual Dinner 2016

18th May 2016

We would like to thank our guests and sponsors for a wonderful evening at CIWEM’s Annual Dinner 2016. Held at the beautiful and historic Drapers’ Hall, our guests came from all areas of the environment and water sector, from…

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CIWEM HK Study Mission 2016

15th May 2016

Water and Environmental Management in Five Yangtze River Cities China

Please see flyer for full price details in local currency…

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Annual General Meeting of CIWEM HK

12th May 2016

For all enquiries please contact Winnie Leung (tel. 3529 2778 or emailwinnieleung@epd.gov.hk) Further information will be provided closer to the event date…

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Delivering the Water Framework Directive from 2016: Challenges and Opportunities

12th May 2016

The beginning of 2016 marks the start of a new phase in River Basin Management Planning for the Water Framework Directive. Building on the lessons learned and progress made since the first River Basin Management Plans were published in 2009…

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East Midlands AGM

11th May 2016

AGM & “History of the Cromford Canal and Restoration Aspirations”
A walking tour to view the Cromford Canal regeneration progress (approx. ½mile) will depart the venue after an Induction and safety briefing at 4:30pm, before returning for a buffet…

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CIWEM South Western Branch Benefits of Natural Flood Management

11th May 2016

The use of natural processes offers multiple benefits in terms of tacking runoff, restoring natural catchment hydrological and sedimentological processes, and improving local ecology and water quality.

The talk will be led by Dr Paul Quinn, a Senior Lecturer at…

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West Midlands Branch Annual Keynote Address

11th May 2016

The CIWEM West Midlands Branch Annual Keynote Address – From Aspiration to Regulation – given by Professor Peter Matthews CBE, former Chair of Natural Resources Wales
The Annual Keynote Address of the West Midlands Branch of the Chartered Institution of Water and…

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The Cutting Edge in Flow Management and Water Framework Directive Implementation

10th May 2016

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.

Efforts to improve the quality of rivers, streams, lakes, groundwater, estuaries and…

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CIWEM Scottish Branch Symposium

5th May 2016

The objective of the symposium – To review the state of play with SUDS in Scotland and to identify the key questions which require to be addressed in taking sustainable drainage forward into the future.

The keynote will be…

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Welsh branch Micro-Presentation Evening

4th May 2016

CIWEM Welsh branch (supported by Cardiff University) would like to invite you to attend an Micro-presentation evening on ‘Environmental Engineering’, Wednesday 4th May 2016.

PhD and research assistants working on environmental, water and modelling topics will each provide a…

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Green Ribbon Political Awards

3rd May 2016

In association with the All Party Parliamentary Environment Group and the ENDS Report

The 2016 Green Ribbon Political Awards celebrate the greatest environmental achievements of UK and international politicians, business and charities, judged by experts of the highest…

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April 2016

In Anticipation of Strong Governance: Preparing for a Circular Economy Start Time: 16:45

28th April 2016

This is the 8th annual evening seminar held jointly by CIWEM Waste Panel and the Metropolitan Branch focusing once again on the latest issues affecting waste&resource management policy and infrastructure in UK. As in the last 7 years…

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CIWEM Northwest and North Wales Get Chartered

28th April 2016

‘Back by popular demand! An unmissable opportunity to receive advice and support with your application to become a member of CIWEM or Chartered. Learn about the application process, what to include to demonstrate competence, what to expect at the interview…

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East Midlands The Chernobyl Lagacy 30 years On

27th April 2016

This is a joint meeting with the Institution of Civil Engineers.
A presentation on the environmental and population health situation in Belarus and Ukraine;With a half-life of 32 years, there is still over 50% of the…

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How will Climate Change Impact the Polar regions' - Hydrology and Glaiology

27th April 2016

CIWEM South West Branch talk at Bristol University, to be held on Wednesday 27th April. Doors will open at 17:45 for a prompt start at 18:15.

Given the accelerating pace of climate change and that modelling suggests the…

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East Midlands The Benefits of Professional Membership

26th April 2016

In this meeting there will be a series of short presentations explaining the routes to professional membership with CIWEM and how these can benefit colleagues working in environmental fields…

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Tyne and Humber Pub Quiz 2016!

21st April 2016

Join us for our 2016 pub quiz! Come along to join a team and test your wits against other water and environment professionals.

The quiz is free to enter and prizes will be available for the winning team.

See you…

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New Members’ Meeting

20th April 2016

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CIWEM Annual Conference: Water and Environment 2016

20th April 2016

COP21 – the 2015 Paris Climate Change summit was the global environmental event of the decade, but it was just a starting point. We will be looking at the outcomes and implications for the water and environment sector, and…

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Water Aware Future Generations: A Wetter Education and Annual General Meeting

14th April 2016

Raising awareness of water conservation at different stages of children’s education is essential to form bedrock of consciousness and understanding for the rest of their lives.   Joanna Anderson from Mouchel will expand on this theme and describe how she…

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Eastern Selwyn Sewerage Scheme in New Zealand

12th April 2016

Rainer Hoffmann (MWH) will talk about the Eastern Selwyn Sewerage Scheme (ESSS) that he was involved with in New Zealand.  The ESSS comprises the communities of Prebbleton, Lincoln and Rolleston located near Christchurch, New Zealand and the solution developed makes…

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CIWEM HK Photo Competition 2016

10th April 2016

The photo competition is organized by the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management Hong Kong (CIWEM HK). This year the theme of the competition is “The Beauty of Biodiversity” to promote the appreciation of our precious nature; and to…

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Green Initiatives in the Hong Kong Science & Technology Park

9th April 2016

In this technical event, the recent sustainability development in the Science Park will be introduced. A park tour to the green initiatives including the Green Trail, Green 18 and Smart Living Showcase will follow.

Free of charge for members, please…

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Rivers and Coastal Group Study Weekend 2016: Working with the Sea

8th April 2016

The weekend will include a full programme of presentations, workshops, site visits, social events and the new members competition.

There will also be the opportunity for 1-2-1 advice on CIWEM competencies and applications. Topics will include ‘sandscapes’, managed…

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March 2016

Kick Starting Innovation

1st March 2016

The workshop will explore the rationale for micro, small or medium-sized UK businesses to kick-start innovation projects leading to the creation of new products, processes or services. It will introduce the main funding options available to organisations in…

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January 1970

Tackling the Challenge of Invasive Non-Native Species and CIWEM NWNW Branch AGM

1st January 1970

Invasive non-native species are one of the greatest threats to biodiversity in the UK. This event will provide an update on recent legislative changes, highlight the importance of biosecurity and describe innovative approaches that are being used to…

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East Anglian Branch 2017 AGM followed by "Brexit: Challenges and Opportunities" panel discussion

1st January 1970

The Annual General Meeting is a chance to network with fellow members, elect the incoming committee, reflect on past events and set out our aims for the coming year. We have the pleasure of being joined by Paul Seeley, Vice…

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