Joint Water NZ Modelling and Stormwater Group Waikato Regional event
Welcome – Wioletta Gilfoyle – Water New Zealand Modelling Group Chair
“Factoring greenhouse gas emissions into optioneering – 90 % reduction for Cambridge WWTP” – Derek Anderson, Environmental Engineer, and Daniel Garden, Technical Director – Water Infrastructure, at Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd
“Introduction to dam safety” - Nowshin Humayun, Water Resources Engineer, and David Bouma, Technical Director – Dam Engineering, at Tonkin + Taylor
“How to write a good abstract” Clare Feeney, Director, Environmental Communications Ltd and James Armitage, Technical Director at Holmes NZ LP
Clare Feeney is The Strategic Environmental Trainer, and is a Keynote Speaker, Thought Leader and Consultant. She has a First Class Masters in limestone hydrology and over 30 years’ experience in environmental management and training.
The second edition of her book “How to Change the World – a practical guide to successful environmental training” was published in the UK in 2019.
Clare has worked with factories, farms, waste, rivers, iwi and big construction sites – but she got out of sewage treatment before she fell in!
Wioletta is a Principal Three Waters Consultant with Tonkin + Taylor, based in Hamilton. She has over 15 years of experience in three waters hydraulic modelling and infrastructure planning. Wioletta is the Chair of Water New Zealand Modelling Group and Chartered Water and Environmental Manager.
James is a Civils Technical Director and Technical Discipline Lead for Stormwater and Drainage with Holmes NZ. He has worked as an engineer since 2000, leading the development of low impact design and sustainable stormwater solutions in the US and continues to pursue positive community and environmental outcomes here. When he’s not designing theatres, arenas, reservoirs, and wetlands, he enjoys climbing around the Waikato and fostering animals in need
David is Technical Director – Dams and Rivers at T+T with 36 years' experience in water resources, civil and environmental engineering projects in New Zealand, Southeast Asia, the Pacific and Africa. David has specialist expertise in dam engineering and dam safety and has been a member of the management committee for the New Zealand Society of Large Dams (NZSOLD) since 2011, and represented NZ on the ICOLD Technical Committee on Levees from 2018 – 2023. He is currently leading the NZSOLD Dam Safety and Technology Committee which is undertaking a review and update of the NZSOLD Dam Safety Guidelines.
Nowshin is Water Resources Engineer at T+T. she holds a Bachelor of Biological and Chemical Engineering with First Class Honours from the University of Waikato.
Nowshin has been involved in a range of projects across multiple disciplines (Water, Environmental and Geotechnical). Most of her work has focused on dam safety, coastal engineering and consent compliance.