This conference is the twelfth in an annual series focusing on drinking water production from source to tap. Attendees of the conference have the opportunity to talk to decision makers from water companies and leading researchers.

Speakers are confirmed from leaders from both academia and industry. Please click here to for a copy of the event programme.

 

Overview

This conference is the twelfth in an annual series focusing on drinking water production from source to tap. Attendees of the conference have the opportunity to talk to decision makers from water companies and leading researchers.



Event Programme

9.30 - 10.15 Welcome, registration and coffee
10.15 - 10.30 Introduction to the conference from Peter Jarvis
Session A – Chair Peter Jarvis
10.30 - 10.45 Setting the scene around emerging issues for drinking water - Prof. John Fawell, Cranfield University / World Health Organisation (WHO)
10.45 - 11.30 Microplastics in drinking water – WHO review - Pete Marsden, Drinking Water Inspectorate/WHO
11.30 - 11.45 Coffee Break
11.45 - 12.15 Microplastics entering and leaving water and wastewater treatment works - Prof. Andrew Johnson, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH)
12.15 - 12.45 Climate change and mitigation options for drinking water provision - Prof. Pippa Chapman, Leeds University / CEH
12.45 - 13.45 Lunch and Poster Session
Session B – Chair John Fawell
13.45 - 14.15 Catchment influences for selection of different species of algae - considering MIB and geosmin - Dr Rupert Perkins, Cardiff University
14.15 - 14.45 Investigating and assessing the risk of lead contamination in the water distribution network - Dr Barbara Froner, Northumbrian Water Group
14.45 - 15.00 Tea break
15.00 - 15.30 Floating solar platform for energy generation in reservoirs – Hong Kong case study - Robbie Gibson, Black and Veatch Ltd
15.30 - 16.00 Paper based sensors for microbial source tracking - Dr Zhugen Yang, Cranfield University
16.00 - 16.10 Sponsored poster prize presentation and conference close
16.10 - 17.00 Optional tour of the National Water and Wastewater Treatment Test Facility

Location and travel details

Situated close to Milton Keynes and Bedford, the Cranfield campus is situated in Wharley End, very close to Cranfield village, and is about 10 minutes from the M1 motorway. There is rail and road access to most major airports as well as coach and train stations. Cranfield campus also has its own airport for private executive business travel.

Campus address:

Main Auditorium
Vincent Building 52 (a) 
College Road
Cranfield
MK43 0AL
Bedfordshire

Who should attend

    Water company employees
    Public health professionals
    Those working in drinking water quality
    Regulators
    Academic and industry researchers working in drinking water treatment and supply
    Supply chain companies


Cost

Standard delegate rate - £150
Student delegate rate - £60
British Water member rate – As above plus 10% discount (please contact Valentina Di Vece for an invoice)