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Event Waterwise’s 3rd Annual Water Efficiency Conference

Waterwise’s 3rd Annual Water Efficiency Conference will be held on Tuesday, 8th April and Wednesday, 9th April 2008 at Oxford University.  This year’s theme is the ‘Road to Water Efficiency in the UK’.  The dinner and symposium offer opportunities to network as well as exchange ideas that may shape water efficiency policy and practice in the UK.  Delegates will hear from high level speakers including the UK Minister for the Environment, key regulators, practitioners from water companies, and government representatives.  This year’s conference also includes speakers from the USA, Spain and Australia who will discuss water efficiency policy and practice in their countries.  Confirmed speakers include:

  • Phil Woolas, Minister for the Environment, UK
  • Regina Finn, Chief Executive, Ofwat, UK
  • Barbara Young, Chief Executive, Environment Agency, UK
  • Shona Dunn, Head of Buildings, Communities and Local Government, UK
  • Chris Loughlin, Chair Designate, Water UK, and Chief Executive, South-West Water, UK
  • Jean Spencer, Regulation Director, Anglian Water, UK
  • Warren Liebold, Director of Conservation, Bureau of Customer and Conservation Services, New York City Dept. of Environmental Protection, USA
  • Andre Boerema, Residential Water Conservation Programme Manager, Sydney Water Corporation, Australia
  • Marisa Fernández Soler, Director of the Water Programme, Foundation of Ecology and Development, Zaragoza, Spain
  • Amy Vickers, Senior International Water Conservation Consultant, USA

Waterwise is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organisation based in London.  The organisation’s main aims are to decrease water consumption in the UK and to build the evidence base for demand management.  We are the leading authority on water efficiency in the UK, and are the only NGO to sit on the Environment Minister’s Water Saving Group alongside water industry and regulators.

Early Bird Special: Book and pay before 31 December 2007 to receive £40 off the full conference price of £390 + VAT (if applicable).

Contact information Joanne Zygmunt, Head of Research, Waterwise: 1 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BT, UK (email:
Phone: +44 (0)207 344 1885
Event type Conference
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Source Waterwise
Geographical coverage United Kingdom
Address at Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Organizer Waterwise
Period [08/04/2008 - 09/04/2008]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH