ICE Scottish Hydrological Group © 2015

A specialist study group of the Institution of Civil Engineers (Registered Charity No 210252)

ICE Scottish Hydrological Society

Programme 2015/16

15th March 2016

Climate change: Policy context and challenges in developing adaption capacity

Joseph Hagg (Adaption Scotland) and Ragne Low (ClimateXChange)

6 for 6:30pm

Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue


28 January 2016 (MEETING CANCELLED)

Assessing vulnerability to flood hazard

Dr Lindsay Beevers and Dr Ailsa Strathie, Heriot-Watt University

6 for 6:30pm

Royal Over-Seas League, Edinburgh



29 October 2015

Stonehaven flood protection scheme

Rachel Kennedy (Aberdeenshire Council) and Laurence Cload (Mott Macdonald)

6 for 6:30pm

Jury's Inn Aberdeen, Union Square'

Programme 2014/15

08 October 2014

Solutions for new water challenges in catchment management

Dr Mark Sutter (The James Hutton Institute)

6 for 6:30pm

Jury's Inn Aberdeen, Union Square'

29 October 2014

Decommissioning reservoirs and an overview of SEPA's risk designation of reservoirs

Tony Judge (Atkins) Martin Hewitt (Jacobs)

6 for 6:30pm

McCance Building, Room 303, University of Strathclydeh

19 November 2014

Shale gas, water and the water/energy nexus

Prof Paul L Younger FREng FICE (Rankine Chair of Engineering at the University of Glasgow)

6 for 6:30pm

McCance Building, Room 303, University of Strathclyde

28 January 2015 (MEETING CANCELLED)

Flood vulnerability mapping and communicating uncertainty in flood risk assessments

18 February 2015

Developing methods to select and target catchment management interventions

Jack Bloodworth (STREAM Cranfield University / Scottish Water)

Matthew Badger (STREAM Sheffield / Anglian Water / Scottish Water)

6 for 6:30pm

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh


Smithton and Culloden flood prevention scheme, Inverness

Rene Dobson (JBA Consulting) & Alan Fraser (The Highland Council)

6 for 6:30pm

, Inverness

8 April 2015

Hydropower updates

Interactions between land use, climate and hydropower in Scotland

James Sample (The James Hutton Institute)


Modelling Hydropower Impacts in Data Scarce Mountain River Ecosystems

Josie Geris (University of Aberdeen)


10 years of licensing run of river hydropower schemes in Scotland: an appraisal

Richard Gosling & Ellen Willmott (SEPA)


6 for 6:30pm

AK Bell Library, Perth



20 May 2015


AGM followed by:


Scotland's Water Resource

Quantifying the Economic Value of Data obtained from River Gauging Stations in Scotland: A Users’ Perspective

Kush Thakar (University of Liverpool)

6 for 6:30pm

Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St. Mary's Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SU


Future meetings

The committee are always interested in suggestions for future meetings.


In all cases, kindly contact the Hon. Secretary, Jonathan Dick