Tools of the Trade: WMSoc guidance and resource explained


WMSoc Conference Tuesday 18 June 2024 - Attend & Gain 6 CPD Points
Cranfield University, Bedfordshire

Tools of the Trade: WMSoc Guidance & Resource Explained - Make these your POWER TOOLS
Attend this conference to gain further understanding behind some of the WMSoc Toolbox Talks and how they may be used to develop knowledge both personally and within your organisation.

09:00 - 09:30 Registration & Refreshments

09:30 - 09.30 Welcome: Ian Penney, WMSoc Chair

09:30 - 09:45 Exhibitor 1 Minute Introductions (first set)

09:45 - 10:15 How to Write a First Class Method Statement: Jemma Tennant, WMSoc Council Member
  • Task risk assessment
  • Content
  • Document control 
10:15 - 10:45 Corrosion Coupons Explained - For those who are a bit rusty: Tom Laffey, WMSoc Council Member
  • What are Corrosion Coupons
  • How to and where to install them
  • Interpretation and calculation

10:45 - 11:15 Coffee & Networking

11:15 - 11:30 Exhibitor 1 Minute Introductions (second set)

11:30 - 12:00 The Soft Sell - Scale and Water Softening: Ian Wall, WMSoc Tutor 
  • Problems of hard water
  • What is scale and how to control it
  • What is water softening?

12:00 - 12:30 The Critical Concentration Factor and Conductivity: Giles Green, WMSoc Council Member
  • What is concentration factor and why is it important
  • What is conductivity and how does this differ from Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)?
  • How to measure and control
12:30 - 13:00 Interpreting Water Treatment Service Reports for Cooling Towers: Garry Kerin, WMSoc Council Member
  • Why you need water treatment
  • Explanation of terms used in Treatment Service Reports
  • Recommended Water Checks
  • Water Treatment Service Reports
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & Networking

14:00 - 14:30  Top Tips for Tank Inspections: Colin Shekleton, WMSoc Council Member
  • Preparation
  • Regulations and guidance
  • Inspection and recording
14:30 - 15:00  pH an Introduction: Matt Morse, WMSoc Tutor
  • What is pH?
  • Why is it important?
  • How is it measured accurately?
15:00 - 15:30 Q & A Session

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee & Networking

Why you need to attend

Book your place today to:
  • Gain tried and tested insights from respected water professionals 
  • Catch up with peers and make new professional connections
  • See the latest innovations from industry suppliers
  • Earn 6 CPD points
  • Gain new knowledge to help your professional development and career progression

Book today to take advantage of our Early Bird Prices 

Early Bird Price - SAVE £50.00!
Member Price: £125.00 + VAT
Non-Member Price: £253.33 + VAT

Price After 30 April 2024
Member Price: £175.00 + VAT
Non-Member Price: £303.00 + VAT


Exhibit at this event
Our trade stand area provides the perfect environment for water industry suppliers to showcase their products and services whilst networking with water industry delegates.

Trade stands are available to book for £1,100 + VAT. 
The cost of the stand includes entrance, refreshments and lunch for two representatives, 2x3m space, table with cloth, 2 chairs and the opportunity to provide a one-minute presentation during the seminar programme. You will also have a single page flyer insert in the digital delegate pack.

For further information or to book a trade stand, please complete and email the booking form to or phone the events team on 01827 289 558.

WMSoc reserves the right to amend speakers and presentations of events if circumstances dictate. The views and opinions expressed in the event are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent those of WMSoc.

Date Members Price
(ex. VAT)
(ex. VAT)
18/06/2024 £125.00 £253.33 BOOK EVENT

Venue Details:

Cranfield University,
Mitchell Hall,
College Road,
MK43 0AL,
United Kingdom