For our next WIRC Colloquium, Ruth Barden from Wessex Water will discuss The Wessex Water Cycle.
Title: The Wessex Water Cycle: Challenges and Research
When: Thursday 14 March 2019 at 1.15pm
Where: Room 2.2, 6 East Building, University of Bath (Location and maps)
Note: This event is free and open to all.
Abstract: Covering the key elements of the water cycle from a water company perspective from source to tap to toilet to sea. The talk will highlight the current and future challenges, our approach to addressing these, including the academic research which has helped to inform our strategies. The integration and impact of relevant research on our decision making will be highlighted.
Speaker profile: Ruth is the director of environmental strategy at Wessex Water leading on catchment based approaches, environmental planning, biodiversity and delivery of the Water Framework Directive, including the Chemical Investigations Programmes. She has worked at Wessex Water for more than 10 years, always in an environmental capacity but ranging from undertaking environmental impact assessments to liaison on permitting. A key part of her role is delivering an ambitious environmental investigation programme and identifying novel technologies and approaches to achieve environmental improvements at an acceptable cost to customers.
Any queries can be sent to Anni Laihanen.