Upcoming Events

Catchment Science Summer School

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, August 31, 2018 - 17:00
University of Birmingham

The 9th Annual Catchment Science Summer School will run at the University of Birmingham UK from August 26th - 31st 2018.

The course is designed for PhD students and Post Docs in catchment science. The course is taught by Jeff McDonnell, Chris Soulsby, Jan Seibert, Ilja van Meerveld, David Hannah, Stefan Krause and many others. It is co-hosted by the University of Birmingham and the University of Aberdeen, University of Zurich, TU Berlin and the Global Institute for Water Security.

Constructed Wetlands for Pollution Control

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 09:00

Our Constructed Wetlands for Pollution Control course has been designed to provide you with an understanding of the role and capacity of constructed wetlands in improving and maintaining water quality. It evaluates the use of constructed wetlands in the treatment of municipal and industrial wastewaters, partially-treated effluents, run-off water and sludge.

River Flow Conference 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 09:00 to Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 17:00
Lyon-Villeurbanne, France

River Flow has become since 2002 a major international conference in river engineering and fluvial hydraulics. It is a unique occassion to present and discuss the latest scientific researches, and to communicate with scientists, engineers, and researchers involved in areas such as fluival flow and structure processes or sediment transport.

Hydro-JULES: Next generation land-surface and hydrological predicitons

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 09:30 to 17:00
CEH Wallingford

We invite you to attend this free event to hear about the NERC-funded Hydro-JULES research programme which will build a three-dimensional community model of the terrestrial water cycle to underpin hydrological research in the United Kingdom. Hydro-JULES will be delivered by CEH in partnership with BGS and NCAS. This event will set out plans for the Hydro-JULES programme, and provides an opportunity for academic and research partners to engage with the programme at an early stage.

Share and Share Alike! Living Heritage of the River Don Project

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 09:00 to Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 16:30
The Source Skills Academy, 300 Meadowhall Way, Sheffield, S9 1EA

The Living Heritage of the River Don Project has been a learning curve!

From applying for major funding, to commissioning fish pass construction, implementing a volunteer programme to running public events, we have learnt a lot in the past three years.

And we'd love to share it all with you!

Hydrology: Advances in theory and practice - British Hydrological Society 13th National Symposium, London

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:00 to Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 16:00
University of Westminster, London

The British Hydrological Society’s 13th National Symposium will have a programme relevant to practitioners, regulators and researchers. The opening keynote address, the Penman Lecture, will be given by Professor Keith Beven, FRS.

During the two day meeting there will be sessions on: Hydrology and Sediment Systems, Hydrology and Ecosystem Services, and Hydroecology, as well as “open” sessions. The first day of the meeting will include the 36th BHS Annual General Meeting, and in the evening a conference dinner.

To be or not to be...removed: International seminar on dam removal

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 09:00 to Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 17:00

The seminar will be 3 days long, 2 days for talks and the last day for the fieldtrip to dam removal sites. The first day there will be different presentations about dam removal (social issues, policy in European countries, Hydropower perspective, etc.) and the second day there will be real case study presentations.

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Restoring Freshwater Mussel Rivers: International Symposium

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, October 5, 2018 - 17:00
Lancaster Conference Centre
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The Freshwater Pearl Mussel, Margaritifera margaritifera, is classified as endangered on the IUCN Red List. Its greatest threats include loss of suitable habitat largely as a result of anthropological pressures. The FBA has reared juveniles from adult stock under controlled and enhanced conditions at their unique freshwater pearl mussel Ark, leading a 3-year national project to improve river conditions to reintroduce these juveniles to their native rivers.

Water Scotland Conference 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00
DoubleTree Hilton Glasgow

Scotland's flagship annual water conference. The only event that brings together the whole sector to share leading case studies and strategic expertise specific to Scotland.

Attend to:

  • Hear Scottish Water's 25-year investment priorities
  • Find out how the industry is preparing for SR21
  • Gain an update on the latest Hydro Nation innovation
  • Learn how the sector is putting the customer at the heart of decision-making
  • Hear how Scotland is building resilience, reliability and sustainability

Ecosystem-Based Management for the Protection of Aquatic Biodiversity - Practice and Lessons Learnt

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 12:30 to Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 17:00
Les Ateliers des Tanneurs, 58-62 Rue des Tannerus, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

The conference will bring together scientific experts, policy makers, and members of the business community to discuss cross-cutting topics related to the protection of aquatic ecosystems and opportunities for ecosystem-based management. Participants will have the opportunity to interact and discuss the added value of integrative policy and assessment frameworks for the protection of aquatic biodiversity with lessons learned from 8 case studies, other research projects and ongoing policy initiatives.