CIWEM – Surface Water Flooding and Management

Date of event: 26 June 2013 - 09:40-16:00

The aim of this conference is to set out the context, scale and impact of surface water flooding and show how we are moving through the important phases of mapping and planning to deliver schemes to manage the risk of flooding to communities.

2013 is an important year for making progress with flood risk regulations maps and plans and with the opportunities for partnership funding and the next round of water company investment being developed now, we will look at the latest thinking and good practice of developing plans and schemes in partnership.

Date:  26th June 2013

Time:  09:40-16:00

Venue:  Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London

Objectives

To overview the current content to Surface Water Flooding & Management particularly in the urban environment including:

  • the realities of urban flooding highlighted in 2012 -13 and the lessons emerging from these events
  • the backdrop of institutional change over the last year and those planned in the coming years
  • to highlight the importance of mapping and planning as a basis for delivery of schemes and projects

To highlight practical examples of good practice from practitioners on planning and delivery of schemes to manage surface water flooding

To look at the challenges moving forward in particular:

  • mapping surface water flooding
  • investment opportunities of PR14 for more partnership working
  • delivery of surface water projects using a range of measures
  • gearing funding to better meet the specific needs of surface water flooding

More information about the conference can be found here

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