NCE Floods & Water Management Bill Round TableNCE has teamed up with Hydro International to deliver a round table debate on the Floods & Water Management Bill. Watch the highlights here.
Round Table: news
Engineers warned this week that new national standards for sustainable drainage systems would be used by developers to avoid installing them in projects.
On 10 September at the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), NCE and Hydro International brought together a panel of key experts for a Round Table debate on the Floods & Water Management Bill.
Watch: NCE/Hydro flooding roundtable
Round Table: the debate reviewed
Round Table panel members
Alastair Moseley is the president of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).
Richard Ashley is Professor of Urban Water at Sheffield University and MD of the Pennine Water Group.
David Rooke is the Environment Agency’s head of strategy and engagement within the Flood and Coastal Risk Management Directorate.
Vicky Dawe is the head of the Non-Agricultural Diffuse Water Pollution Team at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
Jeremy Jones is an independent consulting engineer and advisor to regulators, water companies and industry.
Alex Stephenson is director of Hydro International’s Stormwater Division.
David Schofield is associate director with Arup.
Terry Fuller is chair of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) River and Coastal Group.
Gordon Hunt is manager of the Drainage Team at Oxfordshire County Council which undertakes the county’s capital drainage programme.
Floods Bill news
Dam experts accuse Defra of stalling over inspection timetable.
New environment secretary Owen Paterson has opened the UK’s largest inland flood defence scheme - the Nottingham Left Bank Flood Alleviation Scheme.
North Wales Police officers today evacuated residents from the village of Pennal, near Machynlleth in Powys following a breach in the dam of a local reservoir.