Modelling, Managing and Regulating Emerging Contaminants in Surface Waters

30th April 2019, The Studio, Manchester


This 1-day conference will consider the progress that has been made on reducing phosphorus concentrations in surface waters, and what can be learned from these initiatives to address emerging contaminants and other hazards. View the programme.

Key themes

  • Successes in farmer engagement
  • Regulatory approaches to water quality
  • Successes in implementing the requirements of the Stockholm Convention
  • Tackling microplastics at catchment scale: origins and options
  • Tackling AMR at catchment scale: origins and options

Speaker line-up

  • Richard Reynolds, Senior Agronomy Advisor, Anglian Water
  • Monika Barker, Senior Environmental Scientist, Infrastructure – UK & Europe, Atkins
  • Dr Jodie Rettino, Catchment and Biodiversity Lead, Severn Trent Water
  • Dr Sean Tyrrell, Catchment Scientist, and Dr John Bagnall, Water Quality Modeller, Wessex Water
  • Barrie Howe, Senior Advisor – Water Quality, Environment Agency
  • Dr Miller Camargo-Valero, School of Civil Engineering, Leeds University
  • Dr Alex Cooke, Catchment Scientist, Severn Trent Water
  • Dr Chris Lyon, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds University
  • Prof Bridget Emmett, CEH Science Area Lead for Soil Research & Head of Site, NERC’s Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bangor
  • Prof Jamie Woodward, The University of Manchester


Registration is open – standard delegate rate just £250 (+vat). Students, academics and charities receive a reduced rate of £120 (+vat).  BOOK NOW

Event Queries

Please contact Frances Woodhead: e., t. 01924 257891

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