Urban Water Group Workshops

Organisation: Environment Agency

Location: Tyne

Type: Technical Support & Training

With funding from the EA, the CaBA Urban Water Group held a series of 4 Urban Water Management workshops during 2018/19 in Manchester, London, Kettering and Durham respectively realising a total of 12 such events over the last 3 years.


The workshops were designed to champion the benefits of collaborative urban water management to key stakeholders including Catchment Partnerships, Local Authorities and Water Companies, illustrate the multiple benefits that can be realised through collaborative delivery and, to explore the opportunities and barriers to integrated urban delivery.

250 delegates participated in the recent 4 workshops, drawn from a wide range of organisations, including environmental NGO’s, Catchment Partnerships, Local Authorities, Water Companies, Developers, Internal Drainage Boards, Community Groups, Academia, Environment Agency, Defra and Natural England. 77 individuals from 38 different Local Authorities and 19 individuals from 6 water companies participated.

Reports, presentations and recommendations from the workshops can be downloaded below.


Summary Report from the Workshops


An assessment (arising from the London workshop) of the potential to deliver green infrastructure in the Thamesmead and Abbey Wood Opportunity Development Area


Durham Sustainable Water Management Workshop

Overview of the Durham workshop, its key recommendations and the presentations can be downloaded below:

Durham Sustainable Urban Water Management Workshop Summary


CaBA Urban Day Presentations - Durham - February 15th 2019


The Durham Recommendations


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