Events

water@leeds previously hosted ICFM7 (last September 2017) and the first time the conference had been held in Europe. Next year, the 8th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8) will be held in Iowa City, Iowa on The University of Iowa campus. ICFM8 is an integral part of the ICFM conference series initiated in 2000. These conferences…
Oman’s International Conference on Water Engineering and Management of Water Resources (OICWE2020) Towards a Sustainable Water Future The conference will be held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman on 9-11 November 2020 at the Military Technological College (MTC) Sustainable water future is a global concern and is of particular importance where water resources are scarce. Sustainable water future can…

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A meeting of the British Hydrological Society Pennines Group Speakers: Neil Ryan (Environment Agency) – Flood forecasting in England – challenges and future developments Paul Wass (JBA) and Adam C. Clarke (Mott MacDonald) – Channel modelling for flood forecasting The meeting is free of charge but there will be a limit on numbers: For more information,…
Programme 14:45 – Prof. Wang Yanjun – Projecting population and economy in China under socio-economic pathways 15:15 – Prof. Su Buda – Climate change impacts on river discharge in the Upper Yangtze 15:45 – Coffee / biscuit break Keynote:  16:00 – Prof. Jiang Tong – Direct Indicators of Climate Change Risks   Biographies Prof. Dr. Jiang Tong: Professor and Dean…
In this presentation, Professor Holden will discuss how upland peatlands respond to different types of weather event. The uplands of the UK are dominated by carbon rich soils and in particular they host important peatland ecosystems. Upland peatlands provide 73 % of reservoir water in the UK, are source areas of rapid runoff that can…
Mark Harvey will draw on experiences of rural water supply and sanitation programming in Nepal in the early 2000s, infrastructure development generally in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2015, and WASH in Democratic Republic of Congo in recent years, giving particular consideration to the dynamic of development and humanitarian responses. Mark is one of thirteen Heads of Profession at DFID…
It is well established that collaboration and partnerships between different stakeholders is necessary to manage catchments effectively. However once such collaborations are established, there arises the question of the supporting institutional structures. Standard approaches tend to be contracts, regulation and incentives, influenced by neo-classical or standard economics. However these approaches, amongst other failings, do not…
Rose George writes about the hidden, secret and underexplored. But how do you speak about the unspeakable? How do you write a book that people may not dare pick up? Blood, shit, periods: how do you persuade people that these things are critical, when they don’t want to talk about them? Rose George writes books and…
We are delighted to invite you to register for this year’s water@leeds Doctoral Research and Training Centre welcome event here at the University of Leeds on Tuesday 6th November 2018 at 12:30pm Here, you will be able to get to meet the water@leeds team, the other students, find out what we do and how we…
water@leeds Annual Confluence 2018 The water@leeds confluence will take place on Thursday 27th of September 2018 in the Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1. This event is an opportunity to network and develop new collaborations. Join us to talk about all things related to water. To attend the event, please register here There will be…
The aims of the visit are to discuss potential collaborations with AMBIENTA and to promote future engagement between AMBIENTA and water@leeds‐Leeds University Tentative Agenda 12:00 Welcome meeting with Gabriela Lopez 13:00 Seminar ‘AMBIENTA’s close to market research projects and opportunities for collaboration with United Kingdom and water@leeds’ 15:00 University Tour/ one‐one meetings Federico Julian,  AMBIENTA…
Abstract Cape Town – a rapidly growing city of four million – is currently suffering from the worst drought on record. After three consecutive dry years, including the two driest years on record, the reservoirs supplying the region are nearly empty. Extreme water restrictions – limiting per capita daily use to a mere 50 litres…