Severn Trent Water Weather Related Resilience event supported by Future Water Association

23 January 2019

On 20th December 2018, Severn Trent Water and Co-Hosts Future Water Association, welcomed 40 water company experts and supplier representatives at a knowledge exchange roundtable in Coventry, focusing on the topic of alternative supplies.

The industry wide event looked at best practice and what’s possible in future, to help customers in the event of an interruption to water supplies due to adverse weather.

Chief Engineer and event host, Bob Stear said: “This is a really important topic and all the big water companies were represented at this event, making it a very productive roundtable with a lot of energy.  We’re now looking at the outputs carefully to see what improvements we at Severn Trent can implement quickly.”

Future Water Association CEO, Paul Horton, commented: “Critical to the success of Alternative Water Supplies is to have plans and processes as part of a resilient system. It’s important to think differently, constantly challenge existing ideas and be agile in nature and approach, sharing best practice using ‘innovation scouting’ methods and applying systems thinking.”

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