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Water Industry Achievement Awards 2015

Water Industry Achievement Awards 2015

CPSA is delighted to be supporting the annual Water Industry Achievement Awards for the fourth successive year. In 2015 we will be sponsoring the Sustainable Drainage and Flood Management Initiative of the Year category.

The event is organised by WET News and WWT to celebrate and reward outstanding innovation in the UK water industry and takes place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 21 April 2015.

What does it mean to win a Water Industry Achievement Award?

In the words of the organisers, The Water Industry Achievement Awards are the industry's leading awards ceremony. They offer industry-wide recognition and acclaim to the innovative and cutting-edge achievements of companies - no matter how big or small.

Hear what some of our 2014 winners said: 

Entering the awards is a great opportunity to recognise the achievements of the team. External recognition gives a good benchmark of performance and it feels fantastic to win.
Sally Ainsworth, Head of Customer Experience, United Utilities

It was a great honour to win the WIAA 2014 award for Sustainable Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the Year. It is the most prestigious event in the water industry calendar and it was a great achievement by the whole team in what was such a challenging project and a tough category.
Simon Broom, Senior Engineering Manager, Morgan Sindall

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Construction CPD RoadSeminar Tour 2014 comes to London

CPD seminar London

The next event of the Construction CPD RoadSeminar Tour 2014 is taking place at the Royal National Hotel in London on Thursday 20th November 2014.

The Construction CPD RoadSeminar Tour has been running successfully over ten years to provide the platform for construction, engineering and architectural professionals to meet, learn about industry changes and developments, discuss ideas & opportunities.

Attendance at all the listed CPD seminars is Free of charge and delegates are welcome to attend as many sessions as they wish.Please complete one form per person.

The seminar programme and booking form can be downloaded here. Further details and booking information is available from Construction CPD Certification Service at 020 8840 4383;; and

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We're delighted to announce we are a Susdrain Supporter

CPSA has joined an impressive cross-sector group of organisations dedicated to supporting the initiative, further demonstrating growing industry support for widespread delivery of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS).

Over the next two years, it is anticipated that there will be a significant increase and improvement in the delivery of SuDS, with positive change driven by new guidance and the potential implementation of National Standards for Sustainable Drainage. susdrain will help support improvements in SuDS delivery through a range of initiatives including new resources, summaries of the latest guidance, case studies and a series of topical SuDS events.

CPSA is one of 29 organisations including Defra, the Environment Agency and other key industry players involved in the project from September 2014. 

Since its launch in 2012, Susdrain has provided a valuable range of resources for those involved in delivering SuDS. Susdrain will continue to support drainage and highways engineers, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, land or housing developers, suppliers, flood risk managers, biodiversity / environment managers and the general public to increase knowledge and confidence in the delivery of SuDS.

For more information visit or contact susdrain by email or twitter @sudsulike

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CPSA is supporting the 2014 Construction CPD RoadSeminar Tour next at Southampton, Cambridge and Nottingham

CPSA is promoting the Construction CPD RoadSeminar Tour 2014, with the next events taking place at Southampton on 25th September, Cambridge on 1st October and Nottingham on 2nd October..

CPD - Continuing Personal or Professional Development - is a commitment to structured skill enhancement and personal or professional competence.

CPSA currently offers industry professionals a choice of three CPD-accredited presentations and CPSA will focus on "Surface Water Management using proprietary precast concrete SuDS systems" at the events in Southampton, Cambridge and Nottingham.

Attendance is free of charge and delegates are welcome to attend as many sessions as they wish.

The seminar programmes and booking forms can be downloaded here. Further details and booking information is available from Construction CPD Certification Service at 020 8840 4383;; and

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National SuDS Conference 24th-25th June 2014

The 2014 National SuDS Conference - Design, Delivery and Management of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) – will be held on 24th and 25th June in Northampton.

This conference and site tour will review the latest guidance, provide technical briefings and explain practical developments that influence the design, delivery and management of SuDS. It is intended as a forum for debate and will provide support in dealing with implementation of the 2010 Flood and Water Management Act and the National Standards for SuDS later this year.

The two day conference and exhibition is aimed at local authorities and design professionals and features presentations from experts who will share their practical experience based on completed projects. It will also include a tour around the Upton project to view SuDS in use.

For more information please click here to take a look at the flyer.

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