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1st November 2017
Launch event: Phos4You
This event, part of the EU Phos4You research project, seeks to engage with stakeholders at an early stage to inform and direct the work of the Scottish research team so we can address concerns and capitalise on opportunities. The event will be of interest to those working in the area of phosphorous...
31st October 2017
CREW featured in Parliament Hydro Nation debate
The debate covered the importance of water to Scotland’s national and international identity, and developing the water economy, as promoted by the Hydro Nation agenda. Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform said in her speech: “Sitting alongside the...
25th October 2017
One week to go! Working with Natural Processes: The Evidence Behind Natural Flood Management, 31 October
The UK has experienced repeated severe flooding in recent years, which has raised the profile of Natural Flood Management (NFM) creating a prominent discussion of the benefits of working more closely with natural processes to help reduce flood risk and complement more traditional engineering...
18th October 2017
Institute of Water Scottish Area Autumn Seminar - Back to the Future 2
This year’s theme is Back to the Future 2, we will look briefly back at how things have changed over the last 25 years in the Water Industry before looking ahead and working on some of the challenges that we might face over the next 25 years. This will be done under various sub-headings...
9th October 2017
AWS Global Water Stewardship Forum 2017 - Edinburgh, 31 Oct-1 Nov
The Alliance for Water Stewardship, with Scottish Government support, will host the Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh (31 Oct - 1 Nov 2017). This event provides a platform for knowledge sharing on water stewardship by practitioners, stakeholders, and those new to the field. Details...
10th August 2017
Policy update: Drinking Water Quality Regulator
DWQR regulates Scottish Water and supervises the regulation of private water supplies (PWS) by local authorities. It is the latter supplies which create many of the policy challenges we currently face. Questions such as “How can we persuade people of the health risk their private supply presents?”...
13th July 2017
Hydro Nation Scholarship Programme 2018
Applications are now welcome for project proposals based on our topic themes for 2018. Full details of the programme can be found on the Hydro Nation Scholars website. The Hydro Nation Scholarship Programme is an open competition for PhD scholars to undertake approved projects hosted within...
5th July 2017
Valuing Your Soils workshop Girvan 17th July
The fifth ‘Valuing Your Soils’ awareness raising workshop for farmers is taking place at Girvan Mains farm (KA26 9JD) on 17th July. There will be machinery demos, a tour of an anaerobic digestion plant and open soil pits. Further information will be available shortly.
7th June 2017
Demonstration Test Catchment national consortium
The conference programme has been finalised. Bookings are now being taken for this event. Please note that the deadline for new bookings is 30th June 2017. Since being commissioned in December 2009, the DTC research programme has developed, tested and promoted cost-effective management...
7th March 2017
Valuing your soils: Cultivating resilient farming systems
The fourth ‘Valuing Your Soils’ awareness raising workshop for farmers is taking place at Leitfie farms (near Blairgowrie) on 16th March. There will be machinery demos and open soil pits. For more details on the event please see the SRUC project page.