Fine Tuning DQRA’s for the Water Environment

Date: 18th June 2018

Venue: Workshop at Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, London WC1H 9JE


Programme & Links to Presentations (* requires login)

9:30 am Registration, tea & coffee

9:45 am Chairs Introduction – Alex Lee (SoBRA)*

9:55 am Legislative Update– Angela Haslam (Environment Agency)*

10:15 am Understanding and Managing NAPL in Controlled Waters Risk Assessment –Ben Fretwell (Wood)*

10:35 am LNAPL Transmissivity – the API Workbook Overview & Limitations – Jonathan Larkin (AECOM)*

10:55 am Q & A

11:05 am Morning Tea & Coffee

11:20 am Advanced Sediment and Soil Classification for DQRAs – Paul Nathanail (LQM)

11:40 am The Inclusion of Soakaway Modelling in Controlled Waters Risk Assessment – Bridget Plimmer (Golder Associates)*

12:00 pm The Application of Natural Source Zone Depletion – Anwen Hughes (Golder Associates)

12:20 pm Model Uncertainty in the Delivery of both RTM and ConSim Models – Vivien Dent (RSK ) & Craig Hampton (Environment Agency)*

12:40 pm Q & A

12:50 pm Introduction to afternoon workshops and underlying objectives of their output

12:55 pm Lunch

13:45 am Workshops –Delegates will be divided into groups to undertake workshops. Refreshments will be available during the workshops.
Each group will have a facilitator.

Group 1: The top 10 mistakes in the delivery of CW Risk modelling? How to avoid these

Group 2: When can I use biodegradation? How do I demonstrate its acceptance for inclusion a consistent approach – lines of evidence, calibration, etc.

Group 3: When to use the API calculator, the input parameters and key lessons.

Group 4: How to present uncertainty and sensitivity analysis in our models and provide recommendations.

15:15 pm Afternoon Tea & Coffee Break

15:35 pm Workshop Groups Report to Meeting

16:30 pm Round Up of the Day & Meeting Close – Chair*