Report by Conference Chairman Bob Andoh, Chief Technology Officer, Hydro International Developing best practice approaches to removing pollutants from surface water runoff is a matter of growing interest and concern to a broad community of professionals employed in the design, development and construction of drainage schemes. If ever there was evidence of the enthusiasm and [...]
Special Report Round Table Panel Members Chair: Alastair Moseley, Honorary Vice President, CIWEM and Director of H2OWEM Ltd Host: Alex Stephenson, Chair, British Water SuDS Focus Group and Director, Hydro International Ian Bernard, Technical Manager, British Water Jonathan Glerum, Flood Risk Manager, Anglian Water John Bourne, Deputy Director in the Water Availability and Quality Programme, Defra [...]
CIWEM held its Surface Water Management Conference in London on 14 June 2011. The conference reviewed the implementation of the Flood and Water Management Act and progress made by Local Authorities, especially Lead Local Flood Authorities in carrying out their flood risk management roles. The conference focused on surface water management and the key issues, [...]
In April 2011, CIWEM held a two-day Annual Conference that addressed multidisciplinary issues across all areas of the global water and environment sector and also focused on the issue of the “Big Society” the governments programme and the implications for the environment sector. Conference outputs can be accessed here: Papers covered The issues, challenges and [...]
A QUESTION of quality set the agenda for a keynote industry conference to discuss the future of urban stormwater management and surface water treatment in the UK. A speakers’ panel of highly-respected industry experts and leading academic took to the podium at the Arup Campus, Solihull on May 12, 2011 to to explore differing multi-national experiences in [...]
British Water brought together a panel of international experts to discuss progress made to date in the development of SUDS, SUDS Approving Bodies and National Standards at two one-day conferences held in March 2011.