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.
“The problem is, we aren’t able to regulate diffuse sources” is occasionally heard from speakers at conferences or in discussions with water industry colleagues. Whilst that may be true, it is not the same as stating that diffuse sources cannot be regulated. But the belief is a problem. Nearly forty years ago, The Control of [...]
Prof. David Lerner, University of Sheffield and Defra: “Diffuse Urban Pollution and River Basin Management Plans”
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 [...]
Brian D’Arcy begins a series of Water Reflections – blogs on the subject of water quality – with a look back to the 1970s and how old pollution problems may have been solved, then asks – what is standing in the way of tackling the remaining problems surrounding surface water management?