Wishing all our Network members a Happy New Year

Reed Hall, University of Exeter

Network Program for 2015

Watef Conference 2015: 
The WATEF network is very pleased to announce that its' third annual conference will be held at the Xfi Building, on the Streatham campus of the University of Exeter from 5th to 7th August 2015.

The gala dinner and drinks receptions will be held at Reed Hall which is a stunning grade II listed building  hidden amongst 300 acres of enchanting landscaped gardens. Details of the conference can now be found at: http://www.watefnetwork.co.uk/conference. You can also register in advance and gain an Early Bird discount and preferential rates for bed, breakfast and evening meals. Further details on our website.

If you wish to book exhibition space or sponsor an event at the conference, please e-mail info@watefnetwork.co.uk.

Watef Field Trip to Coventry - 6th February 2015
The network would like to thank Professor Sue Charlesworth and the Estates team at the University of Coventry for arranging what promises to be an interesting visit to the new Engineering and Computing Building.   This BREEAM accredited building, designed by Arup, celebrates the experience of learning as well as new technologies.  Members of the new Surface Water Management technical committee will also be meeting during this event. The event is free to all network members but please register here.

Watef Field Trip to Berlin - 23rd to 25th March 2014
This exciting field trip has been organised in conjunction with the Technical University of Berlin and Erwin Nolde, Nolde & Partners.   The full programme can be viewed on our website and promises to provide ample opportunity for members to network and to learn more about sustainable urban solutions for water efficiency.  Places are limited so please register as soon as possible.
The deadline for the student scholarship has been extended to 26th January 2015
Watef Field Trip to Old Ford Water Recycling Plant - 22nd January 2015
The members of the Water Reuse Technical Committee have been invited to visit the plant by Thames Water on 22nd January - please look out for the visit report and photos.

Glasgow Workshop on "The regional approach to water efficiency": This workshop will be held on 28 April 2015 hosted by Dr Charles Russell from Glasgow Caledonian University and will include dynamic speakers from Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. Further details available soon on our events page.

Other News:
Please check out our News pages for the latest news.  If you would like us to add any news or events to the WATEF website please send an e-mail to: info@watefnetwork.co.uk.

Please join our colleagues from the University of Brighton RiskManche team for a Knowledge Exchange Event at the Spinnaker Portsmouth on 17 and 18 February 2015.

Please also check out our Calendar of Events and feel free to ask us to add any updates

Resource Database:
We will shortly be launching a new resource database as a one stop shop for Water Efficiency. All members will be able to contribute to this database and we will circulate further details and instructions shortly.

Technical Committees
The inaugural meeting dates for our three newly formed Technical Committees: People and Communities, Service Innovation and, Surface Water Management have now been finalised. Membership and Scope of Work of the technical committees can be found here. Contact us if you are interested in joining any of the technical committees.

Lastly please don't forget to join us on Linked-In and/or to follow us on Twitter (@WatefNetwork). We look forward to seeing you at one, or all of the network events this year.
Dr Kemi Adeyeye (Lead - WATEF network)
Suzy Armsden (Network Administrator - WATEF network)