This course will help you:
This course will help you:
- Recognise the benefits and challenges of involving stakeholders in decisions about the environment
- Understand the principles and concepts of stakeholder participation
- Learn and practice practical facilitation skills
- Learn how to design a participation process
This course is grounded in our day-to-day experience of designing and facilitating stakeholder dialogue.
Hear from: Dr Therese Coffey MP, Defra Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Dieter Helm, Natural Capital Committee and 25 Year Plan for the Environment Pioneer Projects
The EU provides the UK with key environmental legal protections. Following the triggering of Article 50 current EU laws will be transcibed into domestic law, providing both considerable challenges and opportunities for the UK Government to select priorities that work best for the UK.
The Top 3 Challenges in Wastewater & Sewage Treatment
New research reveals that the top 3 challenges facing the Wastewater and Sewage Treatment Industry are centered around regulatory, environmental & energy issues.
As part of the research for The Wastewater & Sewage Treatment Expo 2017 we surveyed the wastewater and sewage treatment community to help understand the sector's focus for the next 12 months.
Decades of overexploitation, habitat destruction, contamination of ecosystems and air pollution have led to a global biodiversity crisis.
The urban environment is where most people live, yet the quality of the water environment there has often been overlooked and urban watercourses hidden from view behind walls, or buried in culverts. Some urban streams have even been classified as sewers presenting challenges for the water utilities. The Water Framework Directive, WFD, has arguably set-back progress on urban watercourses since they are typically too small to feature in the post-WFD prioritise
Hydraulic models are a commonly used tool to investigate many environmental issues such as flood risk, fluvial geomorphology and habitat creation. Mant environmentalists are faced with the prospect of commissioning hydraulic modelling or interpreting model results without background knowledge.
This course aims to demystify hydraulic modelling for non-modellers, providing delegates with the necessary skills to specify a suitable modelling approach and better understand the underlying assumptions in modelling when interpreting model results.
Next steps for water market reform in England.
IWA Efficient2017 Conference will be held in the historic Roman city of Bath from July 18th-20th, 2017. Waterwise and partners are hosting the ninth International Water Association Conference. A gala dinner will be held in the Assembly Rooms to provide a perfect bankdrop for networking and socialising. A draft programme is already available and a full programme will be finalised May 1st. Click here to view the draft programme.
The Conference aims to provide a forum for discussion and networking for local Rivers Trust staff working in all aspects of fisheries management and fisheries science. It is a chance to showcase investigations, projects and partnership working throughout the aquatic environment.
There will be two days of talks and presentations. Lunch will be provided on the second day and there will be a chance to convene in one of Woking’s local hostelries in the evening to carry out some serious networking!