Solutions to Pollution - Breathing Life into the City

Date: 29th June 2016

Location: 24 Greencoat Place, London, SW1P 1RD

SWIG Lunchtime Event
Solutions to Pollution - Breathing Life into the City
How to enhance and remediate air and water in the urban environment
Towards a new Urban Infrastructure: Flood, Drought and Air-pollution

Followed by an introduction to
Breathing Walls - Active Living Walls powered by Aerogation™

Date:

Wednesday 29th June 2016

Venue:

24 Greencoat Place, London, SW1P 1RD

Sponsors:

AgroSci Inc., Treebox Ltd., Watermatic Ltd.

Costs:

Complimentary for Industry Professionals

Book now:

2 events in 1 day- apply now to attend either or both. (Places are limited).

Email info@sustainablewater.org.uk
Please indicate SWIG event, Breathing Walls session or both

Agenda

11:30

Registration for SWIG Event

Light buffet lunch

13:00

WelcomeNeal Landsberg, Chair of SWIG & Marketing Director, Watermatic Ltd

Whole system thinking - The Interaction of Water and Air

13:05

Towards a new urban infrastructure: Flood, Drought and Air-pollution
Gary Grant The Green Roof Consultancy

13:20

Water - Enhancing the City 
“Trojan Tree Pits” to Defeat Storm Events
Multi functioning green infrastructure for the inner city
Derek Drew-Smith London Borough of Hackney
Rain Gardens and Infiltration Projects
Screening noise, visual amenity and dealing with run-off by infiltration
Owen Davies Royal Borough of Greenwich 

 13:50

Air - Breathing Life into the City
Harnessing and enhancing the natural cleaning power of plants 
Natural eliminination of toxins, impurities, allergens and odours – just like nature 
Mark Prescott  Agrosci Inc Aerogation™ Technology Innovators
Outdoor Applications – Air Purification Units (APU) 
Toolkit for remediating urban air at street level so that Londoners can breath easier
Armando Raish  Treebox Ltd
Indoor applications - Living Breathing Walls 
Improving productivity and eliminating sick building syndrome beautifully
Zac Ribak   Watermatic Ltd, Specialist installers of Irrigation, Living Walls and Green Roofs. Importers and distributors of Aerogation™ Systems
 

 14:30 

Panel discussion including:
 • Planning aspects and pressures
 • Environmental benefits vs costs
 • Public engagement
 • Citizen science

 14:50

Refreshments 
 

 15:00

Breathing Walls in the UK
Display of Indoor and Outdoor Active Living Walls powered by Aerogation™
A Unique Opportunity to meet the people who make it happen!
Innovators, planners, designers and installers
Experts from Agrosci USA, Treebox Ltd, Waterrmatic Ltd

Directions to venue:

Address

24 Greencoat Place, London, SW1P 1RD (For satnav, you may need to use SW1P 1BE)
http://www.greencoatplace.org/#location


10 minutes on foot from Victoria underground station and 15 minutes from St James’s Park

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