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and announcements.

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

New guidance for old waterfront walls

Posted: 02-Oct-2015

Coastal engineering specialists from HR Wallingford have produced new guidance for the management of old masonry waterfront walls. “Old waterfront walls: management, maintenance and rehabilitation” will be launched by CIRIA on 23 October 2015, and is available now for free download. Continue reading ›

Regency revival: Restoring the National Botanic Garden of Wales’ historic water park

Posted: 10-Sep-2015

As part of a £6.7 million restoration project at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, HR Wallingford is designing a complex of dams, reservoirs and cascades that will see the Garden’s historic water park restored to its former glory. Continue reading ›

Aberdeen Harbour expansion project brought to life

Posted: 01-Jul-2015

Members of Aberdeen Harbour Board visited HR Wallingford this week (29 June 2015) to see their potential flagship expansion project at Nigg Bay given life beyond the drawing board for the first time. The Board were witnessing the start of a series of 3D hydraulic physical model tests that are being undertaken by HR Wallingford to refine the harbour design.  Continue reading ›

Researching next-generation wind turbine foundations for DONG Energy

Posted: 29-Jun-2015

HR Wallingford is working with DONG Energy as part of a project to develop the next-generation of wind turbine foundations. Work underway in HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility will help inform the design of a novel suction bucket foundation, and will ultimately lead to more cost effective seabed foundation solutions for the renewable energy industry.  Continue reading ›

Improving navigation on the River Ganges

Posted: 26-Jun-2015

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is investigating measures to augment the navigational capacity of the River Ganges, under the Jal Vikas Marg project. The River Ganges (or River Ganga) already carries some shipping, and is recognised as having the potential to be a major inland waterway of over 1,500 km in length. Continue reading ›

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