WSA Webinar Series: Dr Sarah Cotterill, ‘COVID-19 & the water sector

16 October 2020 – online

In this webinar, Dr Sarah Cotterill, Assistant Professor at University College Dublin, discussed their research into how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the water sector.

Watch a recording of this talk here.


WSA Webinar Series: Dr Barry Evans, ‘Configuration of micro-scale modelling for disaster evacuation simulations

9 October 2020 – online

In this webinar, Dr Barry Evans, Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, discussed their research into the evacuation of residents within a city known to be of potential risk to Tsunami events and the development of a micro-scale model simulating the movements of residents either by foot, by car or a combination of them both.

Watch a recording of this talk here.


WSA Webinar Series: Murray Dale, ‘Water, climate and hydrometeorology projects at JBA,’

2 October 2020 – online

In this webinar, Murray Dale, Technical Director at JBA Consulting, discussed the different projects currently underway at JBA.

Watch a recording of this talk here.


Research RendezVous: Stream Water Quality in the Slapton Catchments: Analysis of Key Trends since 1970

10 June 2020 – online (Bristol)

In this webinar, hosted by the University of Bristol Water Group, Tim Burt (Visiting Professor, University of Bristol) gave a talk on ‘Stream Water Quality in the Slapton Catchments: Analysis of Key Trends since 1970’.

Watch a recording of this talk here.


Facebook Live Talk – Ioanna Stamataki: Floods and flash floods

4 June 2020 – online (Bath)

Ioanna Stamataki from the Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering at Bath gave a talk on floods and flash floods as part of the University of Bath Facebook Live Talks on 4 June 2020. talked about the differences between floods and flash floods and their characteristics by taking the listeners on a journey from Ancient Greece to the University of Bath in 2020.

Watch a recording of this talk here.


Research RendezVous

29 April 2020 – online

In this webinar, Jack Greenhalgh from FRESH CDT (Bristol) and James Rand from WISE CDT (Bath) presented research going on in lakes and ponds.

  • Jack Greenhalgh (Bristol University) – “A Journey into the underwater soundscape of a pond
    Watch this talk here.
  • James Rand (University of Bath) – “Should lake scientists go out and get wet a bit more?
    Watch this talk here.

Facebook Live Talk – Andy Barnes: The Science of Storms

16 April 2020 – online (Bath)

Andy Barnes, a WISE CDT Cohort 4 student, gave a talk on the science of storms as part of the University of Bath Facebook Live Talks series.

Watch a recording of this talk here.


Research RendezVous: Water & the consequences of climate change

8 April 2020 – online

In this first GW4 Water Security Alliance Research RendezVous, co-organised with Cardiff Water Research Institute and Cardiff IAHR Young Water Professional Network, we heard from an interdisciplinary group of researchers:


Severn Trent Water Network Analysis Project 2016 – Present

27 March 2020 – online (Exeter)

James Tremlett and Jingguo Zhang from MWH Treatment discussed challenges and successes of the Severn Trent Water Network Analysis Project, developed in partnership with MWH Treatment and Severn Trent Water over the last four years.

Watch a recording of this seminar here.


Tidal Revolution – Fishy Tales of Tidal Lagoons

26 March 2020 – online (Bath)

In context of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project, Andrew Schofield explained the evolution of fish impact assessments that may now meet the requirements of the statutory regulators and how impacts might be mitigated and monitored.

Watch a recording of this seminar here.


A global perspective on the local challenges of water, waste and climate change in Bath

5 February 2019 – University of Bath

This research has been carried out in the context of EIP Water. Globally more than 70 cities have been assessed, including Bath. The presentation focused on the general challenges in cities, water management and governance, the importance of developing co-benefits with other sectorial challenges in cities. Results of Bath were presented too.

Watch a recording of this lecture here.