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IHE Branch Event

Online: Salisbury River Park Scheme: Phase 1

  • CPD Value: This event is awarded 1 CPD Hour
Dates Location Cost (ex VAT)
Tue 17 Oct 2023 Online via Teams FREE

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Time: 12.30pm-1.30pm

The IHE South Western Branch would like to invite you to their next lunchtime webinar on Tuesday 17th October 2023.

Salisbury River Park is a partnership project which addresses a number of climate change issues. It will reduce flood risk for over 350 properties in the city, improve the environment for wildlife and residents with tree planting and habitat creation, as well as encourage greener forms of transport like walking and cycling.

In this webinar Carli van Niekerk from Wiltshire Council and Andy Wallis from the Environment Agency will tell you how the design was developed and the scheme is being delivered in partnership.

Presenters – Carli Van Niekerk, Wiltshire Council & Andy Wallis, Environment Agency

Carli Van Niekerk is a chartered civil engineer who works in the Major Highway Projects team at Wiltshire Council.

Andy Wallis is a chartered civil engineer, and is the Project Lead for the Environment Agency for the Salisbury River Park project.

The event will consist of a presentation, followed by a Q&A session.

This event will be held on MS Teams.

Teams Guidelines

In order to ensure the smooth running of the session:
• Please join the meeting with your microphone muted.
• Please keep your microphone muted, unless you are invited to speak
• Please use the ‘hands up’, or chat function for general comments. There will be questions at the end.

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