May 05

Harbour Authority scoops water industry accolade

Two Environment Officers from Cardiff Harbour Authority (CHA) have received an award from the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). David Hall (left) and Steve Ellery collected their Morlais Owens trophy at CIWEM’s recent annual dinner, for the best presentation given to the professional body.

Focusing on the Environmental Management of Cardiff Bay, the talk provided background about the history of the area, and an insight into CHA’s role in developing a wide range of systems to manage the Bay environment. The presentation culminated in a guided tour of the operational parts of the Barrage.

“CHA has a strong record in the field of environmental science,” explains David. “We are regularly asked to present lectures to diverse audiences, all keen to learn about the work that we do. We feel honoured to have been recognised in this way.”

Responsible for carrying out various tasks in accordance with the Cardiff Bay Barrage Act 1993 and other legislation, CHA undertakes environmental duties, including monitoring, maintaining water quality standards, and protecting the natural and built environment, on a daily basis.