Industry Events

Sensing in Water 2017

Date of event: 27th & 28th September 2017 The Nottingham Belfrey Hotel, Nottingham

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Sensors for Water Interest Group (SWIG) 2017 conference and exhibition. Why attend: Learn how water sensor technologies can help to deliver value from the micro to the macro scale in the water treatment cycle.  Sensors can enable both operational and capital efficiency savings. Stay up to date with the latest developments from end users, regulators, researchers and […]

Flood Expo 2017

Date of event: 27th & 28th September Excel, London

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The world’s leading flood conference and exhibition. The Flood Expo is the world’s largest exhibition and conference designed to help the most progressive flood professionals and property owners discover the latest innovative products, services and strategies that transform the way flooding is predicted, prevented, and managed. Flood Expo is renowned for providing unparalleled networking opportunities […]

FLOODrisk 2016

Date of event: 17-21 October 2016 Lyon, France

3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management Floods cause distress and damage wherever they happen and flooding from rivers, estuaries and the sea threatens many millions of people in Europe. Insurance losses from flooding have increased significantly since 1990 and flood management in Europe is changing with a move from flood protection and defence to […]

Flood Expo

Date of event: 12 & 13 October Excel London

The world’s leading flood exhibition and conference. The Flood Expo is the largest event of its kind in the world presenting solutions to widespread flooding problems from the world’s leading flood prevention companies, alongside an extensive seminar and workshop schedule highlighting new, cost-effective ways to prevent and manage floods. Over the two day event there […]

Cost-effective Water Management for New Developments

Date of event: 18 October 2016 London Transport Museum

This British Water Conference is aimed at developers, designers, architects and BREEAM consultants, to take the most cost-effective approach to meeting the surface-water management requirements for new developments. Why Attend? This event will help further educate, inform and assist attendees by providing a clearer understanding of SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems) consideration at all project stages; […]

Urban Drainage Group Autumn Conference & Exhibition

Date of event: 9 - 11 November 2016 Hilton Hotel, Blackpool

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, techniques and research to around 200 industry delegates. Workshops aim to progress the discussion in a […]

ICE Flooding & Water Management 2016

Date of event: 30 June 2016 London

The UK has once more been hit by widespread flooding, austerity cuts and increasingly frequent extreme weather means limited funds and resources have to do a lot more. People responsible for making flood management decisions have to prioritise and make sustainable, informed choices. One third of the UK population live in South East England, which […]

SuDS in London

Date of event: 27 May 2016 City Hall, London

This British Water event will be focused on SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems) solutions to the challenges faced by London Planners and Flood Officers. This event will offer SuDS experts the chance to provide direct solutions to these problems. Who should attend? London Authorities are looking to hear from those who can offer innovative solutions and share successful […]

Free Webinar: Water Quality Design in Accordance with C753 The SuDS Manual

Date of event: Wednesday, 23rd March 2016. 1pm - 2pm

In this, the third in the series of free webinars, we will look at the key principles and approaches to water quality design.  We will discuss the new calculation methods and where/how they can be applied and will look at how proprietary treatment devices, such as our StormTrain® Series can aid with the delivery of […]

Free Webinar: Water Quantity Design in Accordance with the New SuDS Manual (C753)

Date of event: 25th February 2016. 1pm - 2pm

In this, the second of the series of free webinars, we will outline the approaches to water quantity in accordance with the new SuDS Manual and present some worked examples of putting these approaches into place.   Sign up for the Free Webinar Water Quantity Design in Accordance with the SuDS Manual (C753) Thursday, 25th […]

Free Webinar: Introduction to the New SuDS Manual (C753)

Date of event: 28 January 2016, 1pm to 2pm

In this, the first of a series of free webinars, Hydro International’s regional technical managers will introduce the new SuDS Manual and highlight some of the key differences with the previous version (C697) and look at some of the regional variations in the application of surface water management strategies.   Introducing the New SuDS Manual […]


Date of event: 18 & 19 May 2016 Peterborough Arena

FLOODEX is the trade event for flood defence and the water level management (WLM) sector looking at flood defence, prevention, mitigation and drainage. With flooding in Britain forecast to increase and predictions of an escalation of flood instances, it’s clear that Britain faces a major problem and a need to identify the most effective solutions. FLOODEX […]

Flood & Coast 2016

Date of event: 23 - 25 February 2016 Telford International Centre

A three-day programme of workshop, debate and panel sessions, tailored to the topics selected by the Environment Agency and industry advisory panel, will be accompanied by “lunch and learns”, product presentations and new networking opportunities on the exhibition floor. The event will: Bring together the key partners in flood and coastal risk management to: hear […]

“Act With Caution” over Cuts to Infrastructure, ICE warns Government

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The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has urged the Government to “act with caution” when making spending cuts in areas such as flood risk management, that could impact on the resilience of the UK and its infrastructure networks. In its submission to the Treasury ahead of the July Budget, the ICE warned that proposed public spending cuts threaten many […]

Flood Expo 2015

Date of event: 14 & 15 October 2015 ExCel, London

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The Flood Expo presents solutions to widespread flooding problems from the UK’s leading flood prevention companies, alongside extensive seminars & workshops.

CIWEM Annual Conference 2015

Date of event: 15 & 16 April 2015 Royal Geographical Society, London

CIWEM’s Annual Conference aims to challenge and inspire the water and environment community by bringing together experts in their field to cover a range of topics from; Water Management, Climate Change and Sustainability, to Catchment Management and Flood Risk Management.

CIWEM RCG Winter Conference

Date of event: 29 January 2015, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London

CIWEM RCG Winter Conference – Signposting New Developments in Asset Management The CIWEM RCG Winter Conference aims to raise awareness and increase access to emerging and new guidance in the field of Flood and Coastal Erosions Risk Management (FCERM) asset management, demonstrating the benefits and outcomes arising from application of the new knowledge base. Join […]

UDG Autumn Conference

Date of event: 11-13 November 2014

This 2014 event celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Urban Drainage Group with a return to their former home the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool UK.

NCE Flood Management Summit

Date of event: 25-26 November 2014

The New Civil Engineer is delighted to present the 10th annual Flood Management Summit, on 25-26 November. One year on from the previous winter floods, the event is perfectly-timed to gather key decision-makers from local authorities, the Environment Agency and Defra with the industry in London to reflect on lessons learnt from 2013, debate the best strategies to drive forward effective flood management and draw on recent and current projects across the UK.

Flood Defence and Prevention Expo

Date of event: 4th and 5th December 2014

Flood Defence & Prevention Expo presents solutions to widespread flooding problems from the UK’s leading flood prevention companies, alongside an extensive seminar and workshop schedule highlighting new, cost-effective ways to prevent and manage floods.

CIWEM UDG – Surface Water Management 2014

Date of event: 18th June 2014

The aim of this conference is to consider surface water management and urban diffuse pollution in equal measure. The event will consider surface water run-off as a whole taking into account the challenges associated with urban diffuse pollution as well as local flood risk issues including those related to groundwater. The event will also address managing and building resilience to extreme flooding in urban areas.

Highway Maintenance 2014

Date of event: 30th May 2014

Now in its 16th year, Surveyor’s annual Highway Maintenance conference remains the industry’s trusted source to arm highway practitioners, and features contemporary insights and practical advice vital to maintaining our essential transport infrastructure. This year’s Highway Maintenance event will also see for the first time break-out conference sessions focusing on flooding and the development of SUDS on the road network.

ICE Flooding 2014

Date of event: 13th May 2014,

The programme will focus on take-aways from practitioners who have been battling to protect our communities and critical infrastructure in the ongoing floods, as well as showcasing innovative solutions and creative engineering from those at the forefront of flood risk management.

Surface Water Flood Forum

Date of event: 11th February 2014

The Surface Water Flood Forum is a must-attend event for water companies, local authorities, internal drainage boards, contractors, big land owners and regulatory bodies to address the technical, financial, and operational challenges that surface water flooding presents.

Flooding Conference 2014 with CIWEM RCG Delivering Flood & Coastal Schemes & Projects

Date of event: 30th January 2014

The ways of working and funding arrangements involved in the delivery of major flood and coastal schemes and projects are changing fast. The aim of this conference for flood and erosion risk professionals will be to showcase the developing and innovative partnership approaches to the effective delivery of schemes and projects.
Venue: Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London

CIWEM Annual Conference – Water & Environment 2014

Date of event: 8-9 April 2014

8-9 April 2014 – Venue: The Royal Geographical Society, London.
The conference programme will have one stream of offered and invited papers, plus inspiring keynote speakers, covering the practical reality of sustainably delivering water and environmental management.

NCE Flood Management Conference

Date of event: 3-4 December 2013

The NCE Flood Management conference aims to find the answers to your pressing questions and to ensure you are mitigating flood risks and providing resilient plans to protect communities and businesses. 3rd and 4th December 2013, Central London

SuDS Approving Body (SAB) Training Days – Leeds

Date of event: SAB Day 1 - 30th October 2013 : SAB Day 2 - 31st October 2013

A 2-day SuDS Approving Body (SAB) training programme at Leeds City Council, for SuDS Approving Bodies (SABs) and organisations submitting SuDS schemes for approval.
Day 1 – Wednesday, 30th October 2013
Day 2 – Thursday, 31st October 2013

SuDS Approving Body (SAB) Training Days – Nottingham

Date of event: SAB Day 1 - 3rd October 2013 : SAB Day 2 - 4th October 2013

A 2-day SuDS Approving Body (SAB) training programme at Surrey County Council, Woking for SuDS Approving Bodies (SABs) and organisations submitting SuDS schemes for approval.
Day 1 – Thursday, 3rd October 2013

Day 2 – Friday, 4th October 2013

UDG Autumn Conference and Exhibition – Future Thinking and Challenges

Date of event: 13 November to 15 November 2013

East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham 13th November to 15th November 2013 Comprising a programme spanning 3 days of platform presentations, a keynote speech, workshops, and research forum, the conference is aimed at presenting, exchanging& discussing the latest knowledge and research from within the industry both globally and locally. Tony Wray, CEO Severn Trent Water will […]