Gear up for Floodex: a free conference on flood prevention

Floodex, an exhibition and free conference covering flood prevention, mitigation, water level management and SuDS, is taking place in Peterborough in May.

This trade event will be covering an integrated approach to WLM development and look at how building for resilience and future-proofing can also leverage economic, societal and environmental benefits.

Backed by the Association of Drainage Authorities (ADA), Floodex will not only showcase the latest products, techniques and services in flood prevention, mitigation and Water Level Management (WLM), but present the opportunity to attend CPD accredited seminars.

Jon Irwin, event director said:

“Flood defence, mitigation and WLM is a vital part of the fabric of Britain and becoming increasingly important. This is a showcase for solutions and deliverables within individual towns, cities and rural areas, presenting opportunities and tangible solutions that are achievable for all stakeholders”.

Floodex combines stimulating and constructive debate together with unparalleled networking opportunities, by bringing together leaders in the Local Authority, Internal Drainage Board (IDB), designers, consultants, contractors and planners with the supply chain and service providers.

The seminars will include key figures, such as Alison Baptiste, Head of Flood & Coastal Risk Management for the Environment Agency, Peter Simpson, CEO Anglian Water, Richard Wills, Executive Director, Lincolnshire County Council, Andrew McGill, CEO, Water Management Consortium and Innes Thomson, chief executive of the ADA; there will also be a guest presenter from Defra

Floodex takes place at Peterborough Arena on 18th & 19th May 2016.