Current Programme

Water Standards Workshop 2010

05/02/10

Around 25 Standards Representatives from across the industry met for a half day workshop in London last month.

The objective of the workshop was to finalise the standards programme for 2010-11 taking in to consideration trading, procurement, sustainability, representation and emerging technical issues. The attendees were treated to presentations to stimulate thinking in these areas as follows:

A Standards Representative what is best practice?
Mike Shepherd of Thames Water

Barrier Piping Addressing the need for standards.
Richard Graty of GPS PE Pipe Systems

Water shortages Applying standards to mechanisms to manage water consumption
John Griggs - Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering

The Procurement Angle Maintaining and evolving Standards for Greater Efficiency
Alec Pavitt - Franklin and Andrews

The environment, sustainability and future considerations for standards development.
Ruth Allen - RSK Group

Stephen Kay, of Cambridge Water and Standards Board Chairman then chaired a session to review the 2010 - 2011 programme accordingly and take comments from those present.

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