United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 6: how innovation and skills are essential to achieve it

World Water Day is 22 March 2021. This year it’s all about understanding what water means to people, its true value, and how we can better protect this vital natural resource.

To celebrate the day, we welcome water industry leader, Alastair Moseley, to talk about what we can do to achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) - ensuring global availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. Key to delivering this will be encouraging new, creative talent to join the water industry, to drive and shape innovation.

The live webinar is at 9.30am on Monday 22 March 2021. Register below to access it. 

Overview Agenda

Introduction

We welcome water industry leader, Alastair Moseley, to talk about what we can do to achieve the United Nation’s SDG 6 - ensuring global availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

Alastair is passionate about water security and has worked with industry and government organisations all around the world to develop sustainable solutions for local communities impacted by too much, or too little water, and sanitation challenges.

The sustainable management of water and the skills needed to achieve it is a core part of his work in the water industry. A chartered water environmental manager, engineer and environmentalist, he was President of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management in 2008/9 and is now an Honorary Vice President helping the Institution to reach out to water and environmental professionals across the world.

Throughout his presentation on World Water Day, he’ll share his views, and those of our profession, on how we can apply the principles of SD6 to the challenge of achieving a sustainable future for everyone, no matter where they may live.

 

 

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The presentation will cover:

  • SDG 6 as a global ambition for water and it's relevancy to the whole world, not just the developing world.

  • UK ambitions for the sustainable management of water including commentary on the recently published Water UK h consultation document on which addresses their 2050 vision for the water sector.
  • Better catchment management - how innovation will help to overcome the challenges of climate change, population growth, abuse of water, diminishing water quality and developing the skills needed to do this.

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