Achieving Sustainable Nutrient Neutrality Short course


This one-day workshop offers a comprehensive overview of the nutrient neutrality requirements imposed on developments in nutrient-sensitive areas of the UK.

Principal speakers and invited specialists will discuss current measures as well as emerging and potential approaches to achieving sustainable nutrient neutrality – both in the present climate, in the near-future, and we'll explore long-term viability and impact.

The course will also provide opportunities to network and engage with other interested stakeholders to discuss best practice and novel ideas.

This course is suitable for

  • SMEs
  • corporate organisations
  • managers
  • line managers
  • supervisors
  • mentors and coaches
  • employees who want to develop their career

Course details


  • Venue: Chichester College
  • Duration: Full-day

Date and time

  • Tuesday 3 May 2022
  • 9.30am-4.30pm


  • £247

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll:

  • improve your understanding of the nutrient neutrality issue and its drivers
  • enhance your knowledge of current and near-future measures to meet nutrient neutrality requirements
  • examine the long-term viability and sustainability of different neutrality measures to understand future actions and emerging options
  • network with other stakeholders to inform best practice and discuss novel approaches


Professor John Williams is a Professor of Environmental Technology and the Director of the University of Portsmouth’s Environmental Technology Field Station. He has extensive experience from over 30 years in wastewater treatment, in particular with constructed wetlands and Sustaintable Drainage Systems (SuDS). His current research includes the removal of nutrients from wastewater in collaboration with the water industry 

Dr Peter Cruddas is a Senior Lecturer in water and environmental engineering. He's worked on resource recovery from wastewater for the past ten years. Alongside the technical development of engineering solutions, he's also involved in local environmental stakeholder groups in South Hampshire looking at holistic approaches to nutrient neutrality requirements.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

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