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Waterwise East
Training Session for Housing Associations - 16 November 2009

Waterwise East ran this free training session. The morning sessions looked primarily at water efficiency in new developments, and the afternoon sessions at water efficiency in existing developments.
Click here to see presentations from the event

Waterwise East:
Planning for water - 10 February 2009

This was a CPD event to improve the capability of the regions planners and development control officers to plan for water infrastructure, mandate water efficiency and implement sustainable drainage schemes.
Organised by: East of England Water Partnership, Waterwise East, Cambridgeshire Horizons, Essex and Suffolk Water

Presentations included:
Graham Wilson (Environment Agency) Overview of water issues in the East
Owen Peat (Homes and Communities Agency) Delivering housing in the changing climate
Mike Burrell (Norwich City Council) Mandating water efficiency through the planning system
Andrew Pitt (Waterwise East) Achieving water efficiency in new build - technology, costs, attitudes. Launch of Planning for Water website
Matthew Cox (Halcrow), Sheryl French (Cambridgeshire Horizons) and Cameron Adams (Environment Agency) Water cycle studies - background and case studies
Jonathan Burney (Natural England) Water and wildlife
Paul Hickey (Anglian Water) Sustainable drainage systems - maintenance, adoption and the role of local authorities.

Waterwise East:
Water Efficiency Seminar for Housing Associations - 30 September 2008

Waterwise East, in conjunction with BRE and Waterwise, held a technical seminar on water efficiency for housing associations on at EEDA’s Inspire East offices at Breckland House, Thetford.
The event was attended by 17 representatives of 11 housing associations operating in the East of England.
Speakers were John Griggs of BRE, Brian Hooper of Waterwise and Andrew Pitt of Waterwise East.

Presentations included:
Andrew Pitt (Waterwise East) Introduction
John Griggs (BRE) Whole building specification and regulations
Brian Hooper (Waterwise) Fixtures and Fittings
Andrew Pitt (Waterwise East) Water Recycling
John Griggs (BRE) Efficiency and hygiene
Andrew Pitt (Waterwise East) Specification vs Behaviour
Brian Hooper (Waterwise) Raven Housing Trust Case Study