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Press enquiries should be directed to our media liaison, Jackie Harrop.

Securing Tajikistan’s hydropower infrastructure for the long term

Posted: 05-May-2015

Sedimentation is reducing the capacity of the Nurek reservoir in Tajikistan, threatening the long term viability of a nationally important hydropower operation. HR Wallingford is leading a project to analyse, map and model the scale of the sedimentation, in order to help the national power company, Barqi Tojik, develop their long term management strategy for the reservoir. The work will help to maximise the life of the power station and secure its effective operation for the long term. Continue reading ›

New environmental monitoring guidance for dredging published

Posted: 30-Apr-2015

Dreding plumeDevelopers and regulators often require monitoring of the marine environment, to assess potential changes and impacts during construction projects. More monitoring, however, is not necessarily better monitoring, and dredging experts from HR Wallingford have helped to produce new guidance on why and how environmental monitoring should be carried out.  Continue reading ›

Exploring maritime development challenges with Qingdao Port

Posted: 22-Apr-2015

A delegation from the Port of Qingdao in Shandong Province, China recently visited HR Wallingford to explore ways to address the technical and environmental challenges faced by their expanding operations. Continue reading ›

Updated scour manual published

Posted: 21-Apr-2015

Bridges and other structures built on rivers are vulnerable to scour around their foundations. Scour can compromise the stability of the structure leading to a significant risk of damage or even failure. Experts from HR Wallingford have helped to update guidance relating to scour, providing engineers with a comprehensive manual delivering the latest approaches in this field.  Continue reading ›

World Water Day, 22 March 2015

Posted: 20-Mar-2015

Water, and its sustainable management, development and use, is at the centre of HR Wallingford’s world. We are proud to support UN World Water Day on 22 March 2015. Continue reading ›

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