2016 Annual Rural Water Services Conference

15th Annual Rural Water Services Conference - Meeting the Challenges for Rural Water Supplies

The 2016 Annual Rural Water Services Conference was held on Thursday, 15th September 2016 in The Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo, County Galway.

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Presentations from the conference speakers are as follows:

Colm Lavery, Principal, Water Sector Policy Section, DECLG - Rural Water Programme and developments

Luke Varley, Technical Policy Adviser, Water Planning Division, DECLG - THMs in Drinking Water - GWS action plan

Conrad Harley, Senior Executive Engineer, Mayo County Council - The supervisory role of the Local Authority - responsibilities and expectations

Matt Shortt, Project Leader, Local Authority Water and Communities Office (LAWCO) - The Role of the LA Water and Communities Office and river basin management

Derval Devaney, Inspector, Office of Environmental Enforcement, EPA - Protection of public health through Water Safety Planning & risk assessment

Alec Rolston, Researcher, Centre for freshwater & Environmental Studies, DkIT - The importance of raw water analysis in understanding your water supply

Brian MacDomhnaill, Research and Evaluation Officer, NFGWS - Towards long term GWS sustainability – the role of rationalisation

Noel Carroll, Manager, Mid Roscommon GWS Co-operative Society Ltd - Managing a GWS cluster through rationalisation/amalgamation and beyond