Review of domestic water system sizing & Resilient Cities

Brought to you by the Society of Public Health Engineers (SoPHE) and CIBSE Resilient Cities Group

Stream time: 10.00 – 12.30, Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Chaired by:
Jassim Daureeawo,
Director, Vortex Ltd

10:00 - 11:15

WD1 Review of domestic water system sizing

We know that there is now growing concern within the public health engineering sector that the traditional loading unit method used in the UK for the estimation of simultaneous design flows and water demand for hot and cold water supply systems within buildings results in the oversizing of pipe systems and booster pumps. In this session, we will explain the Continue Reading »



  • Steve Vaughan Regional Director, Public Health Engineering - AECOM
11:30 - 12:30

WD2 Resilient Cities

Big data is rising up the agenda as cities, buildings, and the internet of things produce ever increasing amounts of data about their activities. What form do these data sets take? Some are mapped over various scales, some are valuable in the moment while others build into a chronological picture, some are very specific whilst others are more subjective. Specifically, Continue Reading »



  • Dr Debbie Clifford Environmental Data Consultant - Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA)
  • Alan Robins Professor of Environmental Fluid Mechanics - University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
  • Professor Lee Chapman Professor of Climate Resilience in the School of Geography, earth and Environmental Science - University of Birmingham