WATEF Newsletter February 2017


Tribunal de las Aguas (reproduced under Creative Commons licence)

WATEF Events

Field Trip:   We are pleased to announce our WATEF Field Trip 2017 - 5th to 7th April 2017.  One of the programme highlights will be our visit to  the Tribunal de las Aguas  - which is the oldest democratic institution in Europe dating back over 1,000 years. This fascinating event takes place at midday every Thursday please see here for an intriguing video.  We will also be visiting Aguas Valencias, FACSA at Castellon, our colleagues at the Technical University of Valencia, Valencia City Council and the City of Arts and Sciences.  For further details of our programme  please see here !  We hope you will be able to join us on what promises to be an enthralling and informative trip.

WATEF Conference 2018 - 5th to 7th September 2018 we are pleased to announce that the next WATEF conference will take place at the University of Aveiro from 5th to 7th September 2018.  This will be the first international WATEF conference and we are looking forward to networking with a range of international delegates.  Please SAVE THE DATE.  The conference theme is "The Future of Water in Europe: Local, Regional and Global Best Practice"

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

External events

18th UK - IWA Young Water Professionals Conference - 10th to 12th April 2017 (University of Bath) see here for further details.  Call for abstracts is now closed.

AMPS Conference "Cities, Communities and Homes: Is the Urban Future Livable?"  22 to 23 June 2017 (University of Derby) - see here for further details.  The call for abstracts is now extended to 15th March 2017

IWA Efficient 2017 - 18th to 20th July 2017 - University of Bath.  See  here for further details.  A draft programme will be available shortly.  The conference is being organised by IWA and Waterwise, in collaboration with the WATEF network and WIRC (Water Innovation & Research Centre, University of Bath).
Research News
Please send us any research news that you would like to share either via our One Stop Resource Shop or via our News section

Want to enter a competition to win a prize by creating water from thin air ?  Intrigued?  See here for further details.  Good luck!
WATEF Blog and Social Media

Please read our March blog here and use #WATEFBLOG when sending your Tweets - thank you!  We would love to hear your watery tales so 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)