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Constructed Wetlands – Water Management, Treatment and Reuse

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


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

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

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

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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