Net Zero Emissions – a discussion with Scottish Water

09:15-10:15 GMT, 29 October 2020 – free of charge

Join the discussion with Scottish Water on their recently released routemap to achieve net zero emissions by 2040. We will receive an overview of their ambitions before discussing some of the process challenges and opportunities for Scottish Water and the World. You are invited to participate throughout the presentation with questions, suggestions and other contributions to the discussion.  Please have a look at in advance as you consider issues like process emissions, treatment efficiency and energy generation.

Dr Martin Currie, chair of IChemE’s Water SIG and a member of IWater’s IWA-UK committee, will be hosting the discussion on the andeye platform, with two leading experts from Scottish Water:

Ian Watt is a Fellow of both ICE and CIWEM and he is a chartered Civil Engineer. He worked in Consulting before joining Scottish Water some 20 years ago. His current role is as a Delivery Manager for Capital Investment and has been working with the Zero Emissions Team at Scottish Water on the Routemap and its implementation within Capital Investment.

Ian would like to ask you:

“To get to Beyond Net Zero is it behavioural change or technology, and what process innovations are required?”

Dr Rachel Fox is a chartered Chemical Engineer who attained her Masters & Doctorate at Imperial College, completing her PhD in anaerobic wastewater treatment in 2013.  She has been with Scottish Water ever since, predominantly focusing on wastewater treatment, and is currently Wastewater Strategy Technical Lead.

Rachel would appreciate your thoughts on: 

“What could a truly net zero wastewater flowsheet look like, for both large and small scale?”


Please register, free of charge, via the organisation you feel most affinity with:

We’re looking forward to your input on the 29th – see you at 09:15 GMT

and if you can’t make it then, or you’d like to give Rachel & Ian some advance notice of your suggestions or comments, feel free to join the chat now at

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