Peter Close

Peter Close

Company: Northern Ireland Environment Agency

Job title: Water resources manager


Peter Close has worked within the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) for almost 34 years. He has worked as an Emergency Pollution Officer, within Industrial & Agricultural Regulation teams, and for the last 15 years as a Water Resource Manager. His work has always been challenging, rewarding and varied. Spanning the past 25 years, he has especially enjoyed the promotion and implementation of Stormwater Management (SuDs) solutions. Peter strongly believes that sustainable water management will help the UK adapt to Climate Change, move toward a Carbon Zero Economy, Blue / Green our cities, reduce flooding, improve water quality and support flora and fauna. What’s not to like.


Regional planning and SuDS 1:00 pm

Climate change action and flood alleviation Adopting and implementing SuDS Identifying project opportunitiesRead more

day: Day Two - 30 June 2021