Upcoming Events

Good Practice Stakeholder Participation Training

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 17:00
Wye, Kent, UK

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. 

Valuing the Environment 2017: EU Exit and the 25 Year Plan for the Environment

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 09:00 to 17:00
Central London

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 Wastewater and Sewage Treatment Expo 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 17:00
Birmingham NEC

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.

Urban Rivers and Streams: Assets or Pollution Pathways?

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 09:00 to 16:00
Central London

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

Beginners Guide to Hydraulic Modelling for River Restoration

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 08:30 to 17:00

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.

Cost £275

International Water Association Efficient2017 Conference

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 17:00
Bath, Somerset, 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 Rivers Trust 2017 Fisheries Conference

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:30 to Friday, July 21, 2017 - 14:00
WWF’s Living Planet Centre in Woking Surrey

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!