To be the lead professional body in water, flood and erosion risk management, promoting excellence to our membership, so as to effectively influence government, NGOs and the wider community in the sustainable management of water, for the benefit of our society and environment, now and into the future.
The CIWEM Rivers and Coastal Group (RCG) exists to provide a forum for professional and technical members of CIWEM who have an interest in influencing and implementing policies which affect the physical and social elements of flood and erosion risk management.
The group activities include the:
Follow our current discussions and updates by following @ciwemrcg or joining our group on LinkedIn. To join, click ‘My CIWEM’ and log in. Then click ‘Special Interest Groups’ then tick ‘Rivers & Coastal’. You’ll now be a member and receive updates via email.
The Rivers and Coastal Group Study Weekend brings together young river and coastal professionals, both current and aspiring CIWEM members, for a mix of lectures, workshops, site visits and social activities. A list of historic events can be found here. Details of the Study Weekend 2019 will be announced soon.
I have had opportunities to be involved in and influence the most important environmental and water topics, such as the 25 year Environment Plan and government strategy and policy in flood and coastal erosion risk management. It is very rewarding to be able to step away from the day job and understand the broader issues affecting our environment through CIWEM.
Joanne Barlow, Chartered member
Since 1985, our members have been the leading practitioners in improving the quality and management of water and the environment. Learn more about our Trustee Board.Find out more
We provide a forum for professional debate and the opportunity for members to meet and socialise. You can drive knowledge and best practice by getting involved with our special interest groups.Find out more