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Catchment Based Approach Conference

Catchment Based Approach Conference

Catchment Based Approach Conference

King's House Conference Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom

If you are a catchment partner then sign up to attend the annual CaBA conference. Hear from catchment partners about the last 12 months, best practice and multiple benefits of a catchment based approach, the latest Natural Flood Risk Management data analysis and water stewardship.

Draft programme as follows:

09:30 Registration and refreshments

10:00 Welcome

SESSION 1: The past 12 months of CaBA

10:10 CaBA – opening keynote + questions (Pete Fox, The Environment Agency)

10:30 CaBA reporting (CaBA national team)

  • NSG Action Plan
  • WaterLIFE legacy website
  • CaBA evaluation reporting
  • My Fisheries Tool

11:20 Quickfire – The Tees Estuary Habitat Framework Project (TBC)

11:30 COFFEE

SESSION 2: Multiple Benefits

11:50: Beavers – Nature’s water engineers (Dr Alan Puttock, Exeter University)

12:20 Natural Flood Risk Management – modelling tool (Dave Johnson, The Rivers Trust & Paul Corner, Healthy Rivers Trust)

12:50 LUNCH

SESSION 3: CaBA and PR19

13:30 Presentation from United Utilities (TBC)

13:50 Thinking Ahead in the North East: Understanding Shared Objectives and Future Partnership Opportunities (Clare Deasy, Northumbrian Water)

14:10 Panel discussion – PR19 and CaBA (Various)

14:50 Workshop session (All, in table groups)

15:30 COFFEE

SESSION 4: Water Stewardship

15:50 Water Stewardship and CaBA (Alex Adam, The Rivers Trust)

16:15 Quickfire: Nestle’s work with the Eden Rivers Trust (Andy Griffiths, Nestle)

16:30 Quickfire: The Blue Business Award (Pete Lambert, Shropshire Wildife Trust)

16:45 Closing remarks – The Environment Agency

17:00 CLOSE


Visit the CaBA discussion forum for copies of the conference presentations.