Water and environmental management: energy and earth observation

5:30pm for a 6pm start

“Energy use and management in the water industry”
Speaker: Darren Hewerdine, Chartered Energy Manager and ESOS Lead assessor, Member of the Energy Institute and the Energy Managers Association, recent Chair of the Water UK Energy Management Forum. Energy is needed in all stages of providing water: abstraction, treatment, pumping it into a network, delivering it to homes, and processing as the wastewater afterwards. Darren will introduce how much energy is used in getting water to your tap, and the actions taken by water companies to become more energy efficient, reduce carbon emissions and save money.

“Looking down from space: satellite imagery for environmental interpretation”
Speaker: Alastair Graham, Remote sensing specialist and podcaster, Geoger Ltd. Alastair will give an introduction to earth observation using satellite imaging, and will talk about the use of Sentinel-2 giving case studies of its application for landscape interpretation and assessment.