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Challenge Programme

Utility Week Live

Tackling combined stormwater overflows

17 May 2023
Water 2030 (Delivering the water utility of the future)

Sponsored by:
Adler & Allan

Awareness and concern about the volume of sewage entering our rivers and seas has gained momentum with widespread calls for the water sector to improve the situation. This is a complex situation, so what are the most effective approaches to significantly reducing the use of storm overflows and improving the quality of bathing and river water? Join to hear:  

  • Updates on plans to tackle overflows and expert discussion on the challenges these plans involve 
  • Case studies on scaled deployment of catchment solutions delivered in partnership 
  • Grey vs green infrastructure what’s the right balance 
  • Bringing facts to the debate - measuring water quality in real time 

Chair and overview: Significantly reducing overflows for cleaner seas and rivers – our approach 
Nick Mills, Head of the clean rivers & seas task force, Southern Water

Putting green recovery funding to use – using nature based solutions to manage surface water 
Adam Boucher, Operations lead – Green Recovery, Mansfield Sustainable Flooding Resilience, Severn Trent

Working towards a sewer overflow free future – a practical approach to a shared problem 
Mike Williamson, Managing director – water division, Adler and Allen 

Water quality risk forecasting - real time water quality and AI monitoring at Warleigh Weir and Poole Harbour 
Ruth Barden, Wessex Water

Nick Mills, Head of the clean rivers & seas task force - Southern Water
Adam Boucher, Operations lead – green recovery - Severn Trent
Mike Williamson, Managing director, water division - Adler and Allan
Ruth Barden - Wessex Water


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