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Posted on: Jan. 10, 2019
New year, new job? Wessex Water are creating an exciting post for a constructed wetland scientist...
Do you have experience in delivering constructed wetlands for environmental gains? Do you have a confident and flexible approach?
Salary £31,967 - £42,834, dependent on experience
Closing date 25 January 2019, interviews to be held ...
Posted on: Dec. 6, 2017
If anyone has any points they would like the committee to discuss, please contact us before 8th December 2017
Posted on: Dec. 6, 2017
Posted on: Nov. 6, 2017
The CWA committee will be holding a meeting and workshop on Thursday 9th November 2017 at ARM, Rugeley, UK.
On the agenda are the 2017 and 2018 conferences, CWA sites database, autumn newsletter, accreditation and 3-year financial plan. If members would like to contact the CWA about the committee meeting, please email ...
Posted on: Oct. 17, 2017
The CWA held its AGM during the annual CWA conference at Slimbridge on 27th September 2017
Please find a copy of the minutes here.
Posted on: Oct. 11, 2017
The CWA held a successful 2 day conference at WWT Slimbridge on 27th and 28th September 2017
The event comprised a day of workshops, group discussion and site visits and a day of conference presentations on the themes of wetlands as green infrastructure and technological developments in the field of ...
Posted on: Sept. 15, 2017
The CWA will launch its new guidelines for small sewage disposal systems at the 2017 CWA Conference this month
The guidelines have been produced by CWA members to establish a design standard with a view to obtaining Environment Agency approval for constructed wetlands to treat domestic septic tank effluent
Posted on: Sept. 12, 2017
27th September 2017, 16:30, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Gloucestershire
The CWA will be holding its AGM after the site visits on Day 1 of the conference at the Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Refreshments will be offered at 16:30 to welcome attendees and the meeting will be followed by drinks at the Tudor Arms, Slimbridge.
Posted on: May 25, 2017
Do you design, create or manage constructed wetlands?
The CWA is updating the database of ALL constructed wetlands in the UK
The CWA has traditionally held a list of UK CW sites and due to rising demand, largely from researchers and other academics, we are beginning a project to improve and update it. We ...
Posted on: May 17, 2017
The Constructed Wetland Association 13th Annual Conference ‘Constructed wetlands: natural systems for water management’ is taking place on the 27th & 28th September 2017, in the beautiful surroundings of Slimbridge Wetlands Centre in Gloucestershire, UK.
Bringing together the key stakeholders from the water pollution control community, this two ...
Posted on: March 20, 2017
The CWA and Society of Wetland Scientists Europe Chapter have prepared a memorandum of cooperation which will be signed at the 2017 SWS Europe Chapter meeting at the University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal on 4-6th May 2017
The benefits to the CWA should include improved contacts and networking possibilties, complementary membership opportunities ...
Posted on: March 8, 2017
Are you involved with wetland creation or management? The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust are collecting evidence about the multiple benefits of wetlands. Please take the @WWTworldwide survey to help create more wetlands http://bit.ly/2lgE0je
Posted on: Jan. 31, 2017
1st February 2017, 09:30, Skype
The committee will be discussing the 2017 Annual CWA conference and updates to the website. If CWA members have anything they would like the committee to consider, please email us.
Posted on: Nov. 28, 2016
Following our successful collaboration in 2014, the Constructed Wetland Association’s 12th annual conference ran alongside the European Wastewater Management Conference enabling participants of both conferences to explore wider issues and ...
Posted on: June 6, 2016
The CWA AGM was held on 11th May 2016 at Westport Lake Visitor Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, UK. The Staffordshire Wildlife Trust site overlooking Westport lake was the perfect location. The day turned out hot and sunny which also contributed to a very enjoyable afternoon visit to The Coal Authority’s mine water treatment site ...
Posted on: May 13, 2016
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have launched a guide to help farmers stop pollution running off their land into water. It’s published free online by CWA members – the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), supported by Natural England’s Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) project.
The free guideline on the use of constructed ...
Posted on: Feb. 20, 2016
The CWA was formed to promote and encourage the creation of an industry in which good practice is shared and quality standards of design, installation and maintenance are established and upheld. With this in mind, an accreditation process has been set up for members involved in the design, consultancy, installation ...
Posted on: Feb. 19, 2015
Small sewage discharges (SSDs) are a big deal for water quality. There are estimated to be hundreds of thousands of isolated properties in the UK that are not connected to mains sewerage, and there is no central record of where these are or how effectively the wastewater is treated ...
Posted on: Feb. 5, 2015
10th ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014
7 – 8 October 2014, Manchester, UK
The 2014 conference ran alongside the European Waste Water Management Conference and presented the opportunity to explore overlapping fields and new areas for collaboration.
As in previous years, the conference shared and promoted best practice in the design ...
Posted on: Sept. 12, 2014
Want to win a free student delegate place at this years CWA Conference in Manchester ?
Write a news item (500 word max) on any constructed wetland related issue, complete with a photo. Email your entry to email@example.com by midnight (UK) on 21st September 2014 to be in for ...
Posted on: July 16, 2014
This year the Constructed Wetland Association’s annual conference will run alongside the European Waste Water Management Conference (EWWMC) presenting the opportunity to explore overlapping fields and new areas for collaboration.
Natural and constructed wetlands play an important role in the treatment, management and control of water pollution, in the mitigation ...
Posted on: May 29, 2014
CWA Committee elections took place at this years AGM, which took place at WWT Slimbridge on the 7th May. We would like to welcome new members to the committee and thank those who have chosen not to be re-elected.
Our new Chairman is Geoff Sweaney from CH2M Hill. He has ...
Posted on: March 12, 2014
**CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS** Submission deadline 25th April 2014
The next CWA Conference will be held in Manchester in conjunction with the European Wastewater Management Conference on 7 – 8 October.
We are inviting presentations on the following themes:
Natural and constructed wetlands play an ...
Posted on: March 12, 2014
Members of the CWA are invited to attend the Constructed Wetland Association AGM which will be held at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Centre, Slimbridge at 11:00am on Wednesday 7th May.
The agenda will include an update on Finances and Membership, the Chairperson’s Report and Elections to the Committee ...
Posted on: March 12, 2014
FREE TO DOWNLOAD!!!!!
Scientific and Technical Report No.8: Constructed Wetlands for Pollution Control Processes, Performance, Design and ...