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Constructed Wetlands – Water Management, Treatment and Reuse

Business Conference - Constructed Wetlands – Water Management, Treatment and Reuse

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Business Conference

Begin date : 9/18/2012

End date : 9/19/2012

Location : United Kingdom UK / London

By : Aqua Enviro Technology Transfer

Venue : London Wetlands Centre + trip to wetland at Heathrow

Event Subject :

Reviewing the current policy and planning context, current technological developments and the wider benefits constructed wetlands can have in terms of water management and biodiversity.

Keywords :
Constructed wetlands, reeds, greens roofs, water recycling
Event/Product information

Sharing and promoting best practice in constructed wetlands design and the role they can play within wider water management initiatives. The conference will review the current policy and planning context, current technological developments and the wider benefits constructed wetlands can have in terms of water management and biodiversity.

 

You will have a chance to see the constructed wetlands within the London Wetland Centre and to visit an aerated constructed wetland for treating glycol from de-icing operations at Heathrow Airport. The field trip will be the afternoon of day two where there will be a chance to ask questions of designers and site managers who are responsible for the operation of the constructed wetland.
 

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Files: Event brochure, conference program, call for papers, abstracts etc.
CWA Conference programme 2012.pdf
CWA Conference 2012 Booking Form.pdf
Program/Content

Constructed Wetlands – Water Management, Treatment and Reuse
Constructed Wetland Association (CWA) Annual Conference
18th – 19th September 2012, London Wetlands Centre

 

Tuesday 18th September


9.15 – 9.45 Registration & Coffee


9.45 – 9.55 Conference Opening


Rick Hudson, CWA Chairman and Managing Director, Cress Water Solutions


9.55 – 10.20 KEYNOTE: Constructed Wetlands: Contributing to the Ecosystem Services Agenda


Dr Mark Everard, Project Manager, Environment Agency


10.20 – 10.45 Do Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) have a place in the countryside?


Jamie Letts, Advisor-E & B - Food & Farming, Environment Agency


10.45 – 11.10 Morning Break


11.10 – 11.35 Use of Reed Beds and Wetlands in Catchment Management


Prof Lucian Gill, Director, Oceans ESU Ltd


11.35 – 12.00 Wetlands for Industry - What is the Right Fit for the CWA?


Scott Wallace, President, Naturally Wallace Consulting LLC


12.00 – 12.25 Constructed wetlands for the treatment of copper tailing-facility effluents in Chile: from bench to the
pilot plant


Dr Claudia Ortiz Calderón, University of Santiago de Chile, Chile


12.25 – 12.50 Delivering Efficiency and Sustainability in Mine-water Treatment by Replacing Active Physio-chemical
Treatment with Passive Wetland Treatment


James Byrom, Environment Manager, The Coal Authority


12.50 – 13.00 Discussion


13.00 – 13.45 Lunch


13.45 – 14.10 Sustainable phosphorous removal using metal rich substrates within a constructed wetland


Flint Walter, Area Scientist, Wessex Water


14.10 – 14.35 Effect of Mycorrhizal Fungi-Plant Symbiosis for the wastewater treatment efficiency in constructed
wetlands


Li Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China


14.35 – 15.00 The role of tertiary wetlands in capture and storage of iron precipitates in chemically dosed sites for
phosphorous removal


Raul Prieto Fort, Research & development at Severn Trent Water - Cranfield University


15.00 – 15.20 Afternoon Break


15.20 – 15.45 N-removal in experimental CWs or on evaoptranspiration in field systems


Peter Randleson, Cardiff University


15.45 – 16.10 Getting the most out of constructed wetlands: current research and applications at Severn Trent
Water


Gabriela Dotro, Senior Research Fellow, Cranfield University


16.10 – 16.35 Vertical Down-flow Constructed Wetlands - Towards Optimal Wastewater Treatment


Dr Chris Weedon, Watercourse Systems Ltd


16.35 – 17.00 DISCUSSION: Plant Establishment and Patterns of Growth in Aerated Reed Beds


Led by Scott Wallace, President, Naturally Wallace Consulting LLC


17.00 Close


19.30 Conference Dinner at the London Wetlands Centre


Wednesday 19th September


9.00 – 9.25 Aerated constructed wetlands: Principle, Performance and Application


Clodagh Murphy, ARM Ltd


9.25 – 9.50 Dewatering sludge originating in Water Treatment Works in Reed Bed Systems - 4 years of experience


Steen Nielsen, Product Manager, ORBICON


09.50 – 10.15 Treatment Efficacy of Full Scale Aerated Constructed Wetland Treating Glycol from De-icing
Operations at a UK Airport


Russell Knight, Environmental Operations Manager, BAA


10.15 – 10.40 Morning Break


10.40 – 11.05 Investigation on the Hydraulic and Treatment Performance of Vegetated Suds and the Fate of
Hydrocarbon Pollutants in Source and Non-Source Control Suds Systems


Georgios, Roinas, University of Portsmouth


11.05 – 11.30 Biodiversity and water resource protection benefits of small-scale constructed wetlands on farmlands


Chris Stoate, The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust


11.30 – 11.55 The role of constructed wetlands in the agricultural landscape – tackling diffuse pollution


Dr Sally MacKenzie, WWT and Phillipa Mansfield, NE – ECSFDI


11.55 – 12.00 Chair’s Summary


12.00 – 12.45 Lunch


12.45 – 13.30 Travel to Heathrow Airport


13.30 – 15.30 Wetland visit – Heathrow


15.30 – 16.15 Travel back to LWC

About the organizer

Organizer : Aqua Enviro Technology Transfer

Aqua Enviro providing specialist technical training courses and conferences for the water, wastewater and waste sectors. Set up as a spin-out company of Leeds University in 1995. Conferences investigate the latest developments in Energy reduction, Anaerobic Digestion, Co-digestion, Bio-gas, Organic Recycling, Organic Resources, Carbon, Constructed Wetlands, Bio-solids, Odour control from waste handling facilities & Private Water Supplies. We also provide a wide range of related training material including past conference proceedings available to purchase. Many of our training courses are accredited and approved by the CIWEM. Please visit our website for further information. www.aquaenviro.co.uk. We offer comprehensive training to water companies and commercial companies covering topics such as topics as Microscopic Examination, Design of Activated Sludge Systems and Design & Operation of Anaerobic Design Technologies

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