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.
The aim of this conference will be to set out the policy drivers, emerging trends and understanding on the scale of the problem and whether we are making progress.
Increased investment in flood infrastructure and more robust, realistic planning policies must be implemented soon, warns the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) to avoid homeowners being left ‘up the creek without a paddle’. Underinvestment in the UK’s flood infrastructure is unacceptable and insurers should be proactive in investing alongside Government, said the [...]
The CIWEM Rivers and Coastal Group Annual Conference. The aim of this conference will be to take stock of the changes that have taken place in the funding, planning and delivery of Flood and Coastal Risk Management schemes and seek to determine both the successes and blockers identified during initial application of the process. 30 [...]
CIWEM WaPUG Group, Autumn Conference 2011: Hilton Hotel Blackpool The Continuing Changes in Urban Drainage Management The conference will explore a wide variety of important facets affecting the industry as a whole. From urban drainage management, funding, rapid changes in asset management, Water Company perspectives through to the challenges of monitoring CSO’s, public perception and [...]
This conference will take stock of the past 18 months of new guidance, legislation and the changing emphasis of the Government’s policies in coastal flood and erosion risk. It will also look at our developing understanding of the risks to coastal communities, businesses and environment and the next steps that are needed. The conference will [...]
The aim of this conference is to take stock of current thinking on climate change, the developing evidence base on emissions and risks, and in covering both adaptation and mitigation and their inter-relationships to look at how this thinking is being put into practice in response to the major drivers. The conference will demonstrate the [...]
The Coalition Government have given the strongest endorsement for the need for catchment scale delivery fully involving local stakeholders of the Water Framework Directive and other environmental programmes. The aim of this conference will be to describe the major catchment scale initiatives and will focus on how these can be best drawn together into an [...]
CIWEM has expressed its disappointment at the conclusions of the OFWAT review, calling it a missed opportunity for change.
After completing its own in-depth review and vision Regulation for a Sustainable Water Industry last year, CIWEM was disappointed to learn that the Review, led by David Gray, concluded that major changes to the statutory and institutional framework are not required.
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 [...]
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. The aim of the conference was to challenge and inspire the water [...]