Decarbonised Energy and Water Resilience

Date: 3rd - 4th May 2017

Location: ICE, 1 Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AA

£560m is expected to be spent on flood defences in the UK this year, but flooding in 2015 cost more than £5bn. 

Decarbonised Energy and Water Resilience, a two day conference in May, will be the primary touchpoint in 2017 for the built environment to understand priorities and problems in flooding spending and creating water resilience. 

Sessions will help delegates:

  • Understand the impacts of abstraction reform on guaranteeing the availability of water 
  • Prioritise the challenges that need to be met to tackle climate change
  • Improve existing resilience strategies 
  • Prepare for AMP7 
  • Learn about current and future flood mitigation and prevention strategies




  • Barry Cleasby, Innovation and Strategy Manager, Southern Water
  • Daniel Green, Head of Innovation, Wessex Water
  • Jeremy Heath, Innovation Manager, Sutton and East Surrey Water
  • Andrew Tucker, Water Efficiency Manager, Thames Water
  • Ken Allison, Director of Allocation and asset management, Environment Agency
  • David Balmforth, Past President, Institution of Civil Engineers

Why attend 

  • Understand the impact of abstraction reform 
  • Hear actionable techniques to reduce the risk and impacts of climate change 
  • Understand which resilience strategies Ofwat is prioritising 
  • Benchmark new technologies to reduce waste 
  • Take part in interactive discussions on enhancing water efficiency and preparing for AMP7

Key topics

  • Working together to adapt to climate change 
  • Strategies to enhance Britain's flood resilience 
  • Financing low carbon energy products 
  • What will the energy mix look like in 2050? 
  • Enhancing synergy between power generation and storage
  • The role of new technologies

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