Time

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Venue

Meeting point will be City Road Car Park, Little Chester, Derby, Derbyshire DE1 3RP United Kingdom

Cost

Free to attend

Hosted by the CIWEM River & Coastal Group and the CIWEM East Midlands branch with ICE East Midlands

Event description 

The “Our City, Our River” project is the flood alleviation scheme for the city of Derby, led by Derby City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency. This scheme will provide protection to a significant number of residential and non-residential properties, reducing the 1 in 25 year chance of flooding in the city from the River Derwent.

On our walk along the river, we will look at the how the work is progressing, what has been completed to date, ongoing work and future works to complete the scheme.


Part of the CIWEM Flood Resilience site visit series.

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About the speaker

James Trafford

Technical Director | Waterman Aspen

Fellow Member of CIWEM and committee member of CIWEM East Midlands branch and CIWEM Rivers & Coastal Group

Paul Lockhart

Area Flood Risk Manager | Environment Agency, East Midlands covering Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and a part of South Yorkshire

Dave Turnbull

Partnerships and Strategic Overview Team Leader | Environment Agency, Derbyshire and Leicestershire


Booking and joining information

This event is open to members and non-members of CIWEM.

Please note there is limited capacity at this event. Bookings must be made through 'My CIWEM' using the above booking link and are only confirmed once you have clicked ‘proceed & submit’ in the cart and received a confirmation email. Should you be unable to attend the event after booking, please cancel to allow other delegates to take the place.

If you have any questions about your booking or would like to cancel your attendance for any reason, please contact barbara.woods@ciwem.org.

If you have any queries about this talk, please contact James Trafford at James.trafford@watermanaspen.co.uk.

About the walk and getting there

About the walk

We will meet at the City Road Car Park, in Little Chester, Derby. The walk will involve viewing the new flood defences next to the River Derwent in Derby.

As we will be walking along the side of the River Derwent, please wear appropriate clothing, walking boots and have waterproof clothing to hand.

Travelling to the venue

As part of CIWEM's commitment to tackling the climate and ecological emergency we would encourage delegates to use the most sustainable means of transport possible.


As this is an in-person event, please remain vigilant to control the spread of COVID-19 and stay safe.


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