We wish all our members a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year! 

Please note we will be taking a break over the Christmas period but will be back at our desks

on 9th January 2017


WATEF Events

Field Trip:   Please hold the date from 5th to 7th April 2017 for the WATEF field trip to Valencia - further details available shortly.

We also plan other events during the year - please look out for details in our next newsletter.  If you would like to propose ideas for WATEF events please e-mail us - all suggestions gratefully received.

External events

Please don't forget that we are happy to publicise your external events on our website - just send us the details.  See here for our list of external events taking place.

    • 18th UK - IWA Young Water Professionals Conference - 10th to 12th April 2017 (University of Bath) see here for further details.  Call for abstracts closes on 17 January 2017.
    • AMPS Conference "Cities, Communities and Homes: Is the Urban Future Livable?"  22 to 23 June 2017 (University of Derby) - see here for further details.  Call for abstracts closes 1 March 2017.
    • UK Water Efficiency Product Awards - 7th March 2017: Don't miss your chance to enter the UK Water Efficiency Product Awards. Waterwise are running a Waterwise Product Awards in the intervening years of the Water Efficiency Awards. These awards will recognise products or technology that contributes to water efficiency, which benefits economy, society and environment. To enter the awards, simply complete the Entry Form return it before midnight 13th January 2017. Entry into the awards is free, and all products or technology in the UK are eligible to enter.

Winners and runners-up will be invited to the awards ceremony, to be held on Tuesday, 7th March 2017 at the House of Lords. For more information please click here

    • Environmental Science and Pollution Research Journal - WATEF Special Issue: Calling all authors from this year's WATEF Conference!  Please submit your papers here if you wish to be included in the WATEF special issue - the submission deadline is 31 December 2016.

Research News

The Consumer Council for Water have published "Beneath the Surface: A Customers' Experiences of Universal Metering" in partnership with Southern Water please click here to read the report

Water Demand Bulletin. December edition is out (with a special note of thanks to Phil Turton. Join the Bulletin mailing list here


Please read our December blog here and use #WATEFBLOG when sending your Tweets - thank you!  If you wish to become a WATEF blogger please let us know

Lastly please don't forget to join us on Linked-In or to follow us on Twitter(@WatefNetwork). 

Dr Kemi Adeyeye (Lead - WATEF Network)
Suzy Armsden
(Coordinator - WATEF Network)