On 19th June, we will be attending the EIG Conference being held at the Stratford Manor Hotel, Warwickshire. The annual event is a great place to share knowledge and discuss this year’s topic: Quarry and Surface Mine Geotechnics.
Hafren Water are pleased to confirm their attendance at the 2018 Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) Conference at Durham University on the 12th -14th September. A bi-annual event, the EIG Conference is run by geo-professionals and is renowned for providing a unique scientific and technical shop window for the non-petroleum extractive industry.
The input of Hafren Water on the removal of quarry dewatering exemptions is now ramping up as the application window is being rapidly worked through. We are currently supporting five mineral operating companies on the issue.
As the temperatures continue to sizzle, consumers are urged to conserve water. Local areas including Wenlock and Bishops Castle, have been without water and the farming community in general is struggling.
Edinburgh University Graduate, Katy Rainford, recently joined Hafren Water as an Assistant Consultant and is looking forward to the challenges ahead in her first job since obtaining her degree in Geology and Physical Geography.
Hafren Water supporting the work of Just a Drop in Uganda
Supporting the work of international water charity Just a Drop, Hafren Water’s Lawrence Brown travelled to Uganda at the end of February to donate his technical expertise on a number of new and existing projects.
Hafren Water involved in ‘landmark’ tribunal win against ‘disproportionate’ NVZ restrictions
Working in partnership with the NFU and its members, Hafren Water have enabled hundreds of Staffordshire and Derbyshire farmers to win an appeal to stop some land within the River Dove catchment and its tributaries, being designated a nitrate vuln
Hafren Water to address South West region MPA members on Dewatering
Addressing the recent changes to dewatering regulation, Hafren Water Director Chris Leake will be presenting to colleagues at the Mineral Products Association (MPA) event for the South West region on the 7th February.
New Dewatering Authorisations: Hafren Water to deliver key information at Midlands Region MPA Event
Addressing the recent changes to dewatering regulation, Hafren Water Director Chris Leake will be presenting to the Midlands branch meeting of the Mineral Products Association (MPA) on the 25th January.
Hafren Water set to speak at Birmingham University
Honouring Hafren Water’s long-term commitment to strengthening links between industry and academia, Chris Leake will be heading to Birmingham University on the 24th January to speak with MSc Hydrogeology students.
The Environment Agency is consulting on changes they propose to the charging regime for permits issued under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (EPR), including waste, water discharges and installations.
Chris Leake prepares to join discussion panel at forthcoming IAH Conference
Chris Leake, Director of Hafren Water, will be a member of the panel discussion team at the forthcoming International Association of Hydrologists (IAH) conference on Africa, Groundwater and Sustainable Development Goals.