National Water Services and Flood Management Conference 2017
Key Policy Developments – The Future of Flood Management – Urban Wastewater Treatment – Planning Implications
Date: Wednesday 20th September
Venue: Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Murphy Surveys will be exhibiting at The National Water Services and Flood Management Conference on 20th September in the Royal Marine Hotel, in Dun Laoighaire.
Meet our Specialist Engineering Department team, specifically, our hydrographic team who have experience in hydrographic surveys throughout the world. The team includes highly qualified surveyors and geophysicists thus ensuring you will benefit from a high level of technical experience, field knowledge and surveying ability. Our services include:
- Bathymetric Surveys
- Cross Sectional Profiles
- Topographical Surveys
- Detailed Civil 3D and AutoCAD Drawings
- Flood Defence Asset Assessment
- Scour Inspections & Investigations
- Gradient and Contour Details
- GIS Data Conversion
Much has been reported nationally about Ireland’s water infrastructure and services, yet there appears to be a significant difference between what is actually going on ‘on the ground’ and what has been reported regarding Ireland’s water industry.
Certainly, new regulations and compliance obligations have been introduced recently, there are new developments in flooding prevention, drainage and flood plain management and forecasting, activity and developments in waste water management are ongoing, there are plans to develop Irelands future water infrastructure and there is the whole issue of smart metering, water bills and more.
The National Water Services and Flood Management Conference 2017 will look closely at the key topics mentioned above. This conference will examine key challenges in this area, including an overview of the current issues, as well as upcoming developments (and opportunities) in the water sector. The event will examine what measures are currently required to improve urban wastewater treatment in Ireland and discuss the use of flood forecasting to ensure assets are more flood resilient, and the future shape of flood management in Ireland, as well as current thinking for better urban surface water management, and the use of satellite and rainfall data to improve forecasting and decision-making. Also discussed will be the key issue of water regulation and the CER’s role in this area, as well as key legislation to be aware of and it’s planning implications.