Our Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Specialist Panel provides expert advice for CIWEM and is a sounding board for current and new initiatives. Formed from Rivers and Coastal Group and Urban Drainage Group members, the Panel enables CIWEM to deliver technical and policy outputs to a consistently high standard in this subject area. It acts as a focal point, bringing together practitioners working in the area or for whom FCERM is a particular area of interest or expertise, and includes professionals from across the public and private sectors. For more information about our work on FCERM, please visit the flooding page.
The Specialist Panel recently published a Policy Position Statement on FCERM, and also provided expertise for our consultation responses to the Environment Agency's Draft National FCERM Strategy for England, and for the EFRA Committee's Coastal flooding and adaptation inquiry.
If you are a CIWEM member working in FCERM or have an interest or expert knowledge and would like to join the panel, please email Alastair Chisholm for more information. Membership of the Specialist Panel is a great way to keep in touch with our work on flooding and to engage with peers.
The FCERM Specialist Panel meets periodically to help direct the work of the CIWEM with regards to flooding. The Panel's expertise covers river, coastal surface and groundwater flooding.
The Specialist Panel aims to:
If you have experience of working in FCERM and would like to join the Specialist Panel, please email Alastair Chisholm for more information.
Whether you are studying, actively looking to progress your career, or already extensively experienced, our membership will add value and recognition to your achievements. We can actively help you progress throughout your career.Become a member
We organise a wide portfolio of UK and international thought leading events, providing an industry recognised forum for debate, CPD and sector networking. These events also support our policy work and inform key initiatives.View our events