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.

Context Dŵr-Uisce
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.