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Welcome to our news archive, a collection of our latest press releases
and announcements.

If you have general questions about anything you read here, or if you would like to be added to our news distribution list, please contact our information and communications team or submit a general enquiry.

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

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 ›

HR Wallingford to collaborate with REDAC in South East Asia

Posted: 02-Mar-2015

HR Wallingford and REDAC signing MoUHR Wallingford and Universiti Sains Malaysia’s River Engineering and Urban Drainage Research Centre (REDAC) are cooperating to develop improved water management strategies for South East Asia. Continue reading ›

Helping Top Gear drive up Claerwen Dam

Posted: 16-Feb-2015

We like to think that no dam challenge is too steep for our engineers. However, helping BBC Top Gear’s Richard Hammond ‘drive’ a Land Rover up the face of Claerwen Dam in Wales was a little unusual, even for us! When Top Gear were shooting a feature for their latest series (episode aired 15 February 2015 in the UK), this was exactly the challenge faced by our Dams Business Manager, Craig Goff.

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