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WWT Sustainable Water Conference

  • Birmingham Conference & Events Centre Hill Street Birmingham B5 4EW (map)

The 7th Annual Water & Waste Water Treatment conference, in partnership with Wet News

The water industry must take responsibility for enhancing the natural environment and secure lasting change by strengthening partnerships, building resilience and driving green innovation. 

The 2018 WWT Sustainable Water Conference will assess how we can progress with the government s plans, where the industry is staking its claims and how to make 2019 a year of action for the environment. Senior-level stakeholders will come together to debate the post-Brexit CAP, explore opportunities to deliver better local planning and reduce flooding, showcase sustainable water in action, and assess how to ensure that partnership working becomes business as usual. 

Attend this CPD-certified conference to:

  • Hear how the water industry is responding to the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan 

  • Find out how the post-Brexit CAP will affect agriculture in the UK 

  • Learn how the sector is planning to eliminate plastic waste 

  • Gain insight into how we can deliver better local planning to reduce flooding 

  • Explore how the regulatory framework can be modernised to better suit future needs 

Experts speakers at the 2018 event include:

  • Sarah Hendry, Director of water and floods, Defra 

  • Ed Mitchell, Director of environment and sustainability, Pennon Group 

  • Pete Fox, Director of water, land & biodiversity, Environment Agency 

  • Diane Mitchell, Chief environment adviser, National Farmers Union 

  • Alex Plant, Director of regulation, Anglian Water 

  • Hannah James, Lead advisor, sustainability, Yorkshire Water & Kelda Group 

  • Yvette de Garis, Head of environmental regulation, Thames Water 

  • Susan Twining, Chief land use policy adviser, CLA 

  • Hannah Freeman, Chair, Blueprint for Water 

  • James Peacock, Product manager, Wessex Water 

  • Petrina Rowcroft, Technical director, policy & appraisal, AECOM 

  • Matt Crossman, Head of water and flooding policy, National Infrastructure Commission 


You can see the full agenda, download the brochure, view the complete list of speakers and register at: event.wwtonline.co.uk/sustainable/ 

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