British Hydrological Society 14th National Symposium 12-14 Sep 2022

**BHS2022 delegates: please read the instructions for uploading your talks by 2pm Thurs 8 September 2022**

The in-person 14th British Hydrological Society National Symposium, BHS2022, is taking place over three days from Monday 12th to Wednesday 14th September 2022. The symposium will be located at Lancaster University (new Management School Building) and for those registering before 31 July 2022 includes the option of a field visit in the Lake District (Cumbria) on the 14th.

For those with a booked coach seat - your details have been passed to field trip providers in compliance with H&S. Te informal field visits (for those registered for 3 days who then booked a seat by 5th) will on 14th will depart from near to the campus B&B accommodation in Alexandra Park at 9:00am. Your 'Lunch-in-Box' will be available for collection from Barker House Farm at 8am. To help you plan your return journey - two of the coaches will return by 3:30pm, while coach 3 will be a shorter trip returning by 2:30pm for those who would like to depart earlier.

The symposium consists of a series of 16 sessions organised in five themes across two days. These themes are:

  • Future hydrology
  • Floods & droughts
  • Natural flood management & partnership working
  • Ecohydrology & water quality
  • International hydrology

To view or download your personal copy of the BHS2022 programme and BHS Book of Abstracts ready for the symposium, please click the following links:

The links to the BHS2022 Delegate List (opt in) and the BHS2022 Delegate & Presenter Logistics document have been sent to delegate email addresses at 16:02, Sun 28/08/2022 from sender 'bhs2020'. You need to read p2-3 of the BHS Delegate & Presenter Logistics document, asap.

Updated 28 August 2022

Thank you for registering for BHS2022

Registration is now closed. For those how have registered, this includes the costs of the venue hire at Lancaster University, electronic versions of the BHS2022 paperwork (delivered ahead of the conference) a printed copy of the BHS2022 booklet, Wi-Fi access, refreshments and lunch during the programme; and for those registering for 3-days in the Early Bird period, 'lunch-in-box' on Wed 14 Sept, and the opportunity (up to 5th Sept) to book a seat on one of 3 tours in Cumbria (see your email box for the invite).

The BHS2022 Conference Dinner (with wine reception), and the Evening Meal on Tues 13th Sept were booked separately. For those booking these options, your dietary requirements have been passed to the kitchen - you just need to give your surname when at the dinner table. Bookings for dinner and evening meal are now closed.

Details of your en suite campus B&B booking (including breakfast and car parking 'scratch cards') have been passed to the conference office - B&B bookings are now closed and full.

BHS2022 B&B

Dedicated BHS2022 bed and breakfast accommodation (including parking) is now closed and full. In the booking system please download/read the Terms & Conditions of your booking / payments.

If you are a student or in first 3 years of your first job and have an accepted presentation, you have the opportunity to apply to the BHS Hon Treasurer for a BHS Travel Grant to contribute to travel and/or accommodation costs for those with particular hardships. Further details available by clicking this link:BHS Travel Grant for BHS2022 application details (including hyperlinks).

UG Ensuite exterior


Thank you to those who have booked exhibition space - the location of your booked tables/chairs is shown in the BHS2022 Delegate and Presenter Logistics document (see your email box).

This is the logo for the BHS2022 symposium @ Lancaster University

Any questions?

Please direct any questions about BHS2022 to

BHS2022 Organising Committee

  • Nick Chappell (BHS Past President and local organiser, Lancaster University)
  • Keith Beven (local organiser, Lancaster University)
  • Ali Birkett (local organiser, Lancaster University)
  • Peter Ede (British Hydrological Society)
  • Celia Kirby (BHS Technical Secretary)
  • Kate Heppell (Queen Mary University of London)
  • Ian Littlewood (British Hydrological Society)
  • Hayley Fowler (BHS President)
  • Lucy Barker (BHS Honorary Secretary)
  • Scott McGrane (BHS Honorary Treasurer)

NAC 6/09/2022 update