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to CIWEM's monthly E-News where you can find out
about Institutional developments, events, publications and jobs. As
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Members in Australia & New Zealand
In light of the recent flooding in Queensland and the
earthquake in Christchurch, CIWEM would like to offer its support
to all our members in Australasia. The Institution hopes that you
have not been affected directly by the events and obviously our
thoughts are with you.
Defra announce NOx emission reduction plans will be
published in the Spring, following a CIWEM letter to the Secretary of State for
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Caroline Spelman.
Faith and Environment Network
The World Council of Churches is calling governments for
implementation of water as human right. To receive more updates
from the network please visit the FEN page.
Survey equipment sought for a technical school run by the Anglican
Diocese of Cyangugu in SW Rwanda. Do you or your company have any
obsolete site levels and theodolites that could help their
students? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
CIWEM and the Rivers and Coastal Group has responded to three consultations with our concerns over a
short term funding gap and potential skills drain in the transition
to the new strategy.
Natural Capital Network
CIWEM is seeking members for its new Natural Capital Network.
CIWEM's First International Partner Organisation
CIWEM is delighted to welcome the School Of Energy And
Environment, City University of Hong Kong as the Institution's
first International Partner Organisation.
New Honorary Fellow
CIWEM is delighted to welcome Paul Leinster CBE, Chief
Executive of the Environment Agency, who has accepted Honorary
Fellowship of the Institution.
Honorary Fellow David Attenborough's Presentation
CIWEM Honorary Fellow Sir David Attenborough is presenting
the 2011 President's Lecture of the Royal Society of Arts at 6pm on
Thursday 10th March, chaired by His Royal Highness the Duke of
Edinburgh. The event is sold out but you can watch the event live online.
CIWEM's President Runs the London Marathon for
Gerard Morris is raising money for some of the world's
poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene
education by running the London Marathon on the 17th April. Thank
you for any support you can give.
Conference Outputs Available Online
The outputs, including the speaker presentations, from all
CIWEM events are freely available on the CIWEM
website. We have just added the outputs from the recent CIWEM
Rivers and Coastal National Conference.
Environmental Impact Assessment Online Survey
The purpose of the survey is to reflect on the experiences of
professionals with EIA in the past 25 years and also to look
ahead to the future role of EIA.
Engineers Against Poverty Coast To Coast
The challenge will take place from 9th to 20th November
2011 and will involve travelling from the Pacific Coast to the
Caribbean Coast on foot and raft. You will travel through rarely
visited regions, through coffee plantations, past smoking
volcanoes, through oak forests and deep into cloud forest and dense
tropical rainforest before finally finishing on a beautiful
tropical beach. Contact Tendai Nyoka on 020 3206 0488 or email@example.com
to find out more.
Careers Education - Young People Deserve Better
Education for Engineering (E4E), a group made up of 39 UK
engineering bodies, has issued a policy statement providing recommendations to
Government on how the careers system in England can be improved to
ensure young people are fully informed about the breadth of
engineering career opportunities available to them.
|CIWEM Conferences & Events|
CIWEM organises a multitude of conferences and events that bring together
a diverse to debate, share knowledge and network. To book a
place at any national event organised by CMS please contact Bob Earll or book online. If you have any other questions regarding
CIWEM National Conferences and/or sponsorship, please
contact Lauren Goozee,
CIWEM Events Officer.
6th -7th April 2011
Water and Environment 2011: CIWEM's
Sponsors: Halcrow, Hydro International, MWH, YSI Hydrodata
Exhibitors to date: ACO Water Management, Environment Systems, HR
Wallingford, Maltby Land Surveys, Mott MacDonald, Polypipe, Taylor
and Francis, Wiley-Blackwell
Media Partner: Earthscan, ENDS, Environment Analyst, Low Carbon
Programme now available.
12th and 13th October 2011
CIWEM International Event - 'Water Management in
CIWEM, with the support of EWA and ASTEE, is organising an
international event in Lille looking at Water Management in Europe.
The aim is to provide an opportunity to share experiences and to
gain feedback on innovative practical solutions and relevant
applied research on key topics. The objectives of the meeting will
be to explore the key challenges facing European countries today.
We are currently seeking papers for this event. The call for
presentations deadline is Friday 25th March 2011.
2011 ANNUAL PROGRAMME
MWH, RSK Group Ltd and WRc are Annual Sponsors of CIWEM's 2011
National Conference Programme
3rd March 2011
Environmental Assessment of Run of River Hydro Power
Developments - Good Practice Guidelines
A CIWEM event with the Environment Agency
Sponsors to date: MWH, RSK Group Plc, WRc
Contact Bob Earll, firstname.lastname@example.org
6th April 2011
Annual Conference Dinner 2011
Gilgamesh Restaurant and Bar
Tickets priced at £60 plus vat
Contact Lauren Goozee, email@example.com
18th May 2011
WaPUG Spring Meeting
Contact Peter Myerscough, firstname.lastname@example.org
19th May 2011
CIWEM Rivers and Coastal Group Spring Meeting
Contact Fola Ogunyoye, email@example.com
14th June 2011
Surface Water Management
Sponsors to date: MWH, Polypipe, RSK Group Plc, WRc
Contact Bob Earll, firstname.lastname@example.org
CIWEM offers support to a
number of selected external events. All of the ones listed in enews
offer a discounted rate to CIWEM members, whilst the full list can
be viewed here. If you would like CIWEM to
support your event, please send full details of the event
16 March 2011
Water NI 2011: Sustainable Water in Northern Ireland
Hilton Belfast Hotel
2011 will ask what does sustainability actually mean to the
water industry? How can it be managed? How can you value
water? CIWEM members can purchase tickets for the discounted price
of £250+ VAT.
24 May - 26 May
Halls 3 and 3a at the NEC.
IWEX, part of Sustainabilitylive!, is the UK's largest
exhibition for the water and effluent industry. The event is free to attend and features a 3
day seminar programme which provides visitors with industry news
and developments, legislation issues and best
24 May - 26 May
Halls 3 and 3a at the NEC
Brownfield Expo, part of
Sustainabilitylive! is the UK's main event for remediation
and contaminated land solutions. With the Government's commitment
to bring more land into sustainable use and the lack of available
green spaces for the development has meant there is a need for an
expansion in brownfield site developments. BEX provides companies
offering the latest technologies and services in land remediation a
platform to showcase their contaminated land solutions in a live
Water and Environment commercial visits
Biz and sector organisation
British Water are organising water and environment focussed
sector visits to various countries in South America, Middle East
CIWEM responds to a wide range of consultation documents as part
of its technical and policy output. If you are a CIWEM member and
have views on any current public consultations, please feel free to
share them with us. View recent
consultation responses made by CIWEM.
CIWEM would welcome views from CIWEM members on current
consultations. Please send your comments to Laura Grant, email email@example.com by the date
MWH UK Ltd, sponsor of CIWEM's Annual Conference
MWH is one of the world's largest providers of water,
environmental, infrastructure and energy services. We pride
ourselves on our expert advice and wide-ranging support, from
highly talented teams and top calibre individuals.
MWH provides long-term solutions and assured delivery through the
application of our skills in Business Consultancy, Programme
Management, Project Services, Engineering, Construction and
Environmental Management. We combine a clear understanding of
users' requirements with local knowledge and appropriate
international expertise to add value in all we do.
To find out how to promote your company to over 15,000
environmental professionals, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Best Paper Award
Picked from 38 published papers, 'Orthophosphate
concentrations in the River Thames: reductions in the past
decade' has been given the special accolade of CIWEM's Water and Environment Journal
Best Paper Award.
The Journal of Flood Risk Management
Issue 4.1 of the Journal of Flood Risk Management is now
available online. Information on subscription rates is accessible
Subscription Rates Held or Reduced For
If you are a consultancy, supplier or contractor, sign up
now for high profile advertising, or are you looking for a water
and environment sector? Use CIWEM's Professionals Directory to find what you are
|CIWEM Training and Workshops |
Preparing for the CIWEM Professional
Tuesday 12th April 2011
Tuesday 27th September
Tuesday 15th November
How to be a CIWEM Mentor
Tuesday 5th April 2011
Tuesday 8th November 2011
Professional Ethics Workshop
Thursday 14th April 2011
Thursday 13th October 2011
Municipal Waste Water Treatment (24 hour)
w/c 9th May 2011
Potable Water Treatment (24 hour)
w/c 4th April 2011
Sludge Treatment and Management (8 hour)
w/c 14th March 2011
w/c 9th May 2011
Constructed Wetlands (8 hour)
w/c 4th April 2011
For further information, please contact Tom Owen, Professional Development
CIWEM ACCREDITED SHORT COURSES
13 - 15 June 2011
Short Course - Environmental Training - Practical
fieldwork theory & techniques
Next available places on Van Walt Ltd, CIWEM accredited
course combining theory and practical exercises in onsite
conditions for environmental professionals looking to develop their
working understanding of environmental definitions, techniques,
working with a conceptual site model, standards and reporting.
Further information here or contact Ikky: 01428 661 660, email@example.com.
23-24 March 2011
Short Course - Environmental
Analytical Science for Non-Specialists
The School of Applied Sciences Environmental Analytical
Support, Cranfield University
For further information, please contact Keith Richards: firstname.lastname@example.org
23 - 27 May 2011
Short Course - Water Security for
Policy Makers and Practitioners
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Queries should go to Naho Mirumachi, on email@example.com.
To apply, please contact Jane Donaldson, on firstname.lastname@example.org
On CIWEM's Jobs Market, you will be
able to find the latest jobs within the environment sector in the
UK and abroad. Our easy to use job listing is continually updated
regularly and free to use. If you are looking to recruit, please
contact Ross Lafayette at Circle
Publishing or on 020 8332 8413.
Flood Forecasting Specialist
Capita Symonds are looking for a Flood Forecasting Specialist,
initially on a 12 month contract to join our successful team.
Jacobs Water & Wastewater
As Jacobs business grows they have identified a number of
opportunities nationally and internationally within their Water
& Wastewater sectors, as well as Ports and Maritime sectors of
Policy Advisor Environmental
An opportunity has arisen for maternity cover as a Policy
Advisor within the Environmental team in our Telford Regional
office. In this role you will lead and drive forward the NFU's
policy in relation to the spectrum of environmental issues
affecting farmers and growers across the region.