Water & Energy in Rural Communities: a workshop for Group Water Schemes
Thursday 26th April 2018 – Kilkenny, Leinster
This event presented case studies and discussions as to how energy and water saving can be achieved in rual communities in Ireland.
Note: Presentations are available by clicking on the titles of each speaker's talk.
10.30 – 10.40 Luke Varley, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government .
10.40 – 11.00 Aonghus McNabola, Trinity College Dublin, Dŵr Uisce 'Distributing our Water Resources: Utilising Integrated, Smart and low-Carbon Energy'.
11:00 – 11:10 Paul Coughlan, Trinity College Dublin, The Energy and Water Cluster.
Case Studies in Rural communities: overview.
11.40 – 11.50 Tracey Lydon, ARUP, Case study 1, Rural communities in Ivory Coast – what can we learn?
11.50 – 12.20 Breakout Session 1.
12.20– 12.30 Irene Fernandez Garcia, Trinity College Dublin, Case study 2, Rural communities in Ireland – what can we apply?
12.30 – 13.00 Breakout Session 2.
Demonstration sites & Group Water Schemes.
14.00–14.20 Daniele Novara, Trinity College Dublin, Dŵr Uisce Demonstration sites: Blackstairs Group Water Scheme, Ireland and Ty Mawr Wybrnant, National Trust, Wales.
14.50 – 14.50 Plenary session-WP8, How can we increase collaboration, learning and networking within our cluster using demonstration sites?
14:50 – 15:00 Barry Deane, CEO, National Federation of Group Water Schemes, Closing remarks & call for action.