Together with IWA Working Group on Nature Based Solutions (NBS) for water and sanitation, GWP is launching an online webinar series designed to transform the way we approach water treatment.
The first webinar will be on The Different Types of NBS: Uncover the diversity of NBS solutions and their potential to transform our water treatment systems
Date: 6 December 2023, 1 pm (UTC+1)
Register: On Zoom
- Introduction and general technology overview: Katharina Tondera, IWA WG NBS
- SDGs as opportunities to support the enabling environment for NBS: Colin Herron, GWP
- Importance of awareness-rising and learning and knowledge sharing as an enabling environment for NBS: Laurent-Charles Tremblay-Lévesque, GWP
- Online tool presentation: Josep Pueyo, ICRA
- Overview over the next webinars, outlook: Darja Istenic, IWA WG NBS/GWP
Discover the potential of NBS for wastewater and stormwater treatment as we explore various sides of NBS. Our webinars will shed light on:
- The Different Types of NBS: Uncover the diversity of NBS solutions and their potential to transform our water treatment systems. (December 6th, 2023, 1 pm (UTC+1))
- Cost-Effectiveness and Co-Benefits: Learn how NBS can save you money while delivering multiple environmental and social advantages. (March 5th, 2024, 1 pm (UTC+1))
- Lessons Learnt and Governance: Gain insights into policy aspects and first-hand experiences through real-world case studies. (June 4th, 2024, 1 pm (UTC+2))
- NBS for Informal Settlements: Explore innovative solutions tailored to the unique challenges of informal settlements. (September/October 2024, exact date to be announced)
Hear directly from the designers and implementers of NBS projects from around the world as they share their invaluable experiences and find details on case studies in the book Nature-based solutions for wastewater treatment, published in 2021 by IWA Publishing (more info here).
Who Should Attend?
Our webinars are open to everyone interested in NBS including students, professionals in the water industry, consultants, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers.