FWR Newsletters - Issued 2016

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Issue 3 - Summer 2016
In this issue of the newsletter, our lead article FOG An Increasing Problem and Opportunity by Rachel Dyson (Programme Manager, Anglian Water) explains the problem of Fats, Oils and Grease which sticks to the inner linings of pipes, binding with everyday items which are flushed down toilets, such as wipes, cotton buds and sanitary waste. Over time this can build up, stopping water from flowing freely, causing blocked pipes and pumps, sewer flooding and pollution.

Key article by Rachel Dyson, Programme Manager, Anglian Water.

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Issue 2 - Spring 2016
In this issue of the Newsletter, our lead article Disinfection By-Products: Where do we stand after 40 years of research?
  by John Fawell, an Independent Consultant, gives a brief history of waterborne disease, chlorination, and breaking the cycle of disease

Key article by John Fawell, Independent Consultant

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Issue 1 - February 2016
In this issue of the Newsletter, our lead article River Basin Management Planning - a new phase.
2016 marks the start of a new phase in managing the water environment. Building on the lessons learned and progress made since the first River Basin Management Plans were published in 2009, the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales adn the Scottish Environment Protection Agency have produced a new set of plans for the next six years.

Key article by Clare Rodgers, Senior Catchment Management Specialist, Royal HaskoningDHV.

 

FWR Newsletters - Issued 2015

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Issue 4 - November 2015

Green Infrastructure - a growing need. In this issue our lead article looks at how the Green Infrastructure was revealed in its full breadth of applications to a mixed audience of engineers, planners, ecologists, social scientists, consultants and regulators at the first conference of the Scottish Green Infrastructure Forum (SGIF) held in Glasgow.

Key article by Dr Brian D’Arcy, Independent Environmental Consultant

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Issue 3 - August 2015

Cryptosporidium - The approach to the challenge in Wales. In this issue our lead article looks at how the challenge of this is being met by Dŵwr Cymru Welsh Water.

Key article by Carol Weatherley, Public Health Manager, Dŵwr Cymru Welsh Water

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Issue 2 - May 2015
Tackling diffuse agricultural pressures using WFD measures. Back in 2009, when the first cycle of river basin management planning under the Water Framework Directive (WFD) began, one of the largest pressures causing observed impacts on surface freshwater and groundwater bodies was diffuse pollution from agriculture.

Key article by Ian Codling, Senior Consultant, Catchment Management, WRc plc.

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Issue 1 - February 2015
Thames Tideway Tunnel - Building for a 22nd Century London. The Thames Tideway Tunnel team was reflecting on and recovering from what was probably the most significant 12 months on the project so far and the culmination of years of work.

Key article by Andy Mitchell, CEO of Thames Tideway Tunnel.

FWR Newsletters - Issued 2014

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Issue 3 - October 2014
Water Act 2014: A Perspective from South West Water

Key article by Alan Hyde, Head of Communications, South West Water.

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Issue 2 - May 2014
Ecosystem Services and the Water Framework Directive - Valuing the benefits we derive from nature.

Key article by Dr David Forrow  Evidence Advisor (Strategic Environmental Planning), Environment Agency,
and Dr Mark Everard  Associate Professor of Ecosystem Services, University of the West of England.

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Issue 1 - February 2014
Activated Sludge 100: The process that gave us back our Metropolitan Rivers

Key article by Tim Evans
FWR Wastewater Section Co-ordinator.

FWR Newsletters - Issued 2013

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Issue 3 - November 2013

Innovation for the UK Water Community: Opportunities and Barriers

Key article by Neil Runnalls
Programme Development Manager, WSKEP

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Issue 2 - August 2013
Land, Life and Livelihoods in the Clun Forest - Integrated Catchment Management in Practice

Key article by Bob Harris Independent Consultant.

FWR Newsletter - 2013,  Issue 1
Issue 1 - April 2013
Urban Pollution Management Manual

Key article by Gerard Morris
Project Manager, Honorary Vice-President, CIWEM.

FWR Newsletters - Issued 2012

FWR Newsletter - 2012,  Issue 3
Issue 3 - November 2012
Evaluating the Catchment Based Approach

Key article by Clare Black Environmental Scientist, Cascade Consulting.

FWR Newsletter - 2012,  Issue 2
Issue 2 - July 2012
WSKEP Soaking Up Knowledge

Key article by Neil Runnalls Programme Development Manager, WSKEP.

FWR Newsletter - 2012,  Issue 1
Issue 1 - January 2012
MATERIALS IN CONTACT WITH DRINKING WATER


Key article by Kevin White Principal Inspector, Drinking Water Inspectorate.

FWR Newsletters - Issued 2011

FWR Newsletter - 2011,  Issue 4
Issue 4 - December 2011
LAKE PROTECTION AND THE WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE

Key article by John Pinder, Independent catchment and natural resource management consultant.

FWR Newsletter - 2011,  Issue 3
Issue 3 - October 2011
ADOPTION OF PRIVATE SEWERS - Total increase ~234,000km

Key article by Phill Mills, Director, Policy Consulting Network Ltd.

FWR Newsletter - 2011,  Issue 2
Issue 2 - June 2011
PRIVATE WATER SUPPLIES - Oh Glee - New Regulations?

Key article by David Clapham,  Senior Associate, RH Environmental.

FWR Newsletter - 2011,  Issue 1
Issue 1 - March 2011
URBAN DIFFUSE POLLUTION - What can be done about it and how are organisations measuring up to the challenge?

Key article by Brian D’Arcy, Independent Environmental Consultant.

FWR Newsletters - Issued 2010

FWR Newsletter - 2010,  Issue 4
Issue 4 - December 2010
URBAN FLOODING - Understanding the challenge of urban flooding in AMP5 and beyond

Key article by Jamie Margetts, Clear Environmental Consultants Ltd and WaPUG Vice Chair: 

FWR Newsletter - 2010,  Issue 3
Issue 3 - September 2010
WSP - Water Safety Plans In Drinking Water Supplies

Key article by David Drury, Former Deputy Chief Inspector, Drinking Water Inspectoriate.: 

FWR Newsletter - 2010,  Issue 2
Issue 2 - June 2010
Reducing diffuse water pollution - The Demonstration Test Catchments Project.

Key article by Professor Bob Harris, Secretariat for the DTC Project.

FWR Newsletter - 2010,  Issue 1
Issue 1 - March 2010
A NEW look for FWR which has now been in operation since 1989

Key article by Tony Lloyd and Tim Evans.
The roles of the FWR and its sections covering - WFD, Water Supply, Wastewater and the FWR Library.