Shaun Dowman

Shaun Dowman


Shaun Dowman is an environmental scientist with 15 years experience of working within academia, environmental regulation and the water industry. Shaun’s work has focused on freshwater science, in particular the biological and chemical health of the UK’s waterways. As agricultural advisor for Affinity Water his work targets catchment solutions that help improve water quality and reduce reliance on water treatment. Using knowledge of land management and the aquatic environment he works with farmers to help safeguard drinking water catchments. Affinity Water are a water supply company operating in the south-east of England and as the headline sponsor of Groundswell 2019 are keen to promote farming practices that are beneficial for both soil and water.

Low cost, open-data & DIY approaches to assessing the public goods provided by your land

Conference Barn

Affinity Water hosted session with Sophia Burke and Mark Mulligan. Practical workshop to highlight how to make your own weather stations and soil sensors to provide you with real-time field data.