Urban Planning and Nature Based Surface Water Management. From theory to practice

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This event has been organised by the Local Authority Waters Programme. 

Chair: IPI Chair TBC 

Welcome: Minister Malcolm Noonan TD, Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 

Background to seminar & scene setting

  • Fran Igoe, Local Authority Waters Programme 

Policy and incorporation of G&B infrastructure

  • Stewart Logan & Colin Byrne, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. 

SuDs techniques: what they are and the multiple benefits they deliver

  • John Stack, Dublin City Council. 

SuDS: From the ground up experience - rural context 

  • A planners perspective - from Co. Waterford - Hugh O'Brien, Waterford County Council 
  • An engineers perspective - from Co. Tipperary - Eoin Powell, Tipperary County Council 
  • Raising the ambition via G&B infrastructure and potential for all Local Authority areas - Bryan Riney, Southern Regional Assembly 

SUDS &G&B infrastructure: Practical incorporation into planning (urban/conurbation perspective) 

  • Planning for riparian corridors in Dun Laoghaire and Rathdown - Anne Murray, Dun Laoghaire and Rathdown County Council 
  • Implementing a SuDs strategy: the example of the Dun Laoghaire and Rathdown County Council Green Roof Strategy - Elaine Carroll, Dun Laoghaire and Rathdown County Council 

IFI Guidelines for planning in the urban environment & launch

  • Brian Beckett, Inland Fisheries Ireland 

Discussion Getting us all on the same page - pulling it all together

  • Adrain Conway, Stewart Logan and Colin Byrne 


 This event is free to attend. Please register at info@ipi.ie