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LOOKING AFTER
LONDON'S WATER
Alex Nickson
Water in Future Cities Showcase
The Crystal, 30 June 2015
L O N D O N ’ S G R O W I N G P O P U L AT I O N
WARMER, WETTER WINTERS,
HOTTER, DRIER SUMMERS
+ MORE EXTREME WEATHER
LONDON’S FUTURE CLIMATE
The scale of
the challenge
of balancing
supply and
demand – if
we don’t act
Note : Thames Water
projections only
Source: T...
FLOOD RISK
Source: Environment Agency
DRAINAGE CAPACITY
WAT E R B O D Y WAT E R Q U A L I T Y
DRAFT
Source: Environment Agency.
NOTE: Draft, not approved
• Maintaining a
sustainable, affordable
and secure supply of
water, robust to future
uncertainties.
• Maintaining a sustai...
1. Legislation
2. Regulation
3. Innovation
4. Coordination & partnership
working
WHAT NEEDS TO CHANGE?
DRAINAGE CAPACITY
10Source: Thames Water
POTENTIAL AREAS FOR GROWTH
The next high growth areas
in London
London’s identified growth areas could
accommodate an addi...
Thank you
a l e x . n i c k s o n @ l o n d o n . g o v. u k
0 2 0 7 9 8 3 4 3 2 2
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Looking after London's Water, Alex Nickson, Greater London Authority

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Water in Future Cities - RCUK Water Showcase 2015
The Crystal, London
30 June 2015

Plenary presentation by Alex Nickson, Greater London Authority

For details about the event, please visit http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/events/list/water/

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Looking after London's Water, Alex Nickson, Greater London Authority

  1. 1. LOOKING AFTER LONDON'S WATER Alex Nickson Water in Future Cities Showcase The Crystal, 30 June 2015
  2. 2. L O N D O N ’ S G R O W I N G P O P U L AT I O N
  3. 3. WARMER, WETTER WINTERS, HOTTER, DRIER SUMMERS + MORE EXTREME WEATHER LONDON’S FUTURE CLIMATE
  4. 4. The scale of the challenge of balancing supply and demand – if we don’t act Note : Thames Water projections only Source: Thames Water WATER SECURITY
  5. 5. FLOOD RISK Source: Environment Agency
  6. 6. DRAINAGE CAPACITY
  7. 7. WAT E R B O D Y WAT E R Q U A L I T Y DRAFT Source: Environment Agency. NOTE: Draft, not approved
  8. 8. • Maintaining a sustainable, affordable and secure supply of water, robust to future uncertainties. • Maintaining a sustainable and acceptable standard of flood risk – across all flood sources. THE CHALLENGES • Seeking to integrate water resource, water quality and flood risk management, as well as minimising energy use and maximising generation in the water sector.
  9. 9. 1. Legislation 2. Regulation 3. Innovation 4. Coordination & partnership working WHAT NEEDS TO CHANGE?
  10. 10. DRAINAGE CAPACITY 10Source: Thames Water
  11. 11. POTENTIAL AREAS FOR GROWTH The next high growth areas in London London’s identified growth areas could accommodate an additional 1 million people.
  12. 12. Thank you a l e x . n i c k s o n @ l o n d o n . g o v. u k 0 2 0 7 9 8 3 4 3 2 2 Alex Nickson

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