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Applying the new UK risk assessment approach to dams in Japan

Posted: 25-Nov-2015

HR Wallingford has been working with Japan’s largest utility company, J-Power, to apply the new UK reservoir risk assessment approach to two large dams in Japan, and assess the potential impacts of their failure on nearby communities.  Continue reading ›

MarineE-tech: Exploring deep ocean mineral deposits

Posted: 24-Nov-2015

E-tech elements, such as cobalt and tellurium, are vital for emerging E-technologies. These elements are in short supply, yet they are formed through natural Earth processes and occur in high concentrations in the world’s ocean basins in metal rich deposits. HR Wallingford is part of MarineE-tech, a new £4.2 million research programme that will investigate the origins and formation of these crusts and study the potential impacts of mineral extraction. Continue reading ›

Award recognises industry leading urban drainage expertise

Posted: 16-Nov-2015

Richard Kellagher has been awarded CIWEM’s 2015 WaPUG Prize, in recognition of the significant and lasting contribution he has made in the field of urban drainageContinue reading ›

New SuDs Manual delivers practical guidance for sustainable drainage systems

Posted: 12-Nov-2015

An update to The SuDS Manual has been published that brings together the very latest research, industry practice and guidance for sustainable drainage systems. HR Wallingford led the project to develop this new edition of The SuDS Manual for CIRIA, which is now available for free download.  Continue reading ›

HR Wallingford scientist receives US government award for heroism

Posted: 10-Nov-2015

Prof Andy Manning receiving awardHR Wallingford’s Professor Andrew  Manning has been awarded the Exemplary Act Award by the United States Department of the Interior, US Geological Survey in recognition of a heroic act which resulted in lives being saved.  Continue reading ›

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