Prior to joining water management specialists SDS last year as their expert in water pollution and treatment, Jo spent 25 years at the Environment Agency working on all aspects of pollution control, urban design and road run-off. She believes passionately in protecting the water environment from pollution and is highly respected for her knowledge and expertise in highway runoff.
Jo’s presentation will focus on the importance of managing the quality of surface water runoff and will include targeting harmful pollutants, correct application of technical standards and guidance, design of SuDS for water quality and an overview of a selection of vegetative and manufactured devices for effective management trains.
Jo is in much demand as a speaker at industry conferences and events and has recently made presentations to Highways England, CIWEM and British Water; she is also currently advising on the development of several industry technical guidance documents.
Overlook water quality at your peril
This presentation will focus on the importance of managing the quality of surface water runoff and the multiple consequences of failing to do so.