Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

Future Water Challenges for the UK: 2015 and beyond

31 January 2013

With both drought and extensive floods affecting most of the UK in 2012, the state of the UK's water system is a massive topic of debate. What are the implications and strategies we need for water engineering in the medium-term?
Join Jason Jones for an overview of the current challenges faced by the industry and a reminder of what has been achieved since privatisation. He'll also discuss what is being planned for the next regulatory period (AMP6) covering 2015 to 2020, and provide predictions for the future.


Future Water Challenges for the UK: 2015 and beyond

: Presented by: Jason Jones, Director, Turner & Townsend Consulting

As a member of the ICE and Fellow of CIWEM, Jason is a chartered civil engineer and environmentalist with over 20 years’ experience of the water sector. After starting his career with Yorkshire Water, he has worked for a number of contractors and consultants in the sector.

He has been involved in a number of significant business change projects across the water industry, delivering significant capital efficiencies. He is currently national sector leader for Turner & Townsend’s water business and has most recently been leading a team supporting Southern Water to deliver a £250m efficiency saving on their current capital programme.

Jason’s experience covers project management, cost and commercial management, engineering design and asset management. He also has wide ranging expertise relating to regulatory investment planning and strategic issues, having supported a number of companies with statutory business plan submissions and with the development of end-to-end integrated business processes.

Duration: 01:09:00