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Strengthening international relationships - welcoming Nanjing Hydraulics Research Institute to HR Wallingford

Posted: 19-Mar-2013

On Tuesday 19 March 2013 we were pleased to welcome Prof Jianyun Zhang, the president of Nanjing Hydraulics Research Institute, to HR Wallingford. He was accompanied by his colleagues Prof Yongjun Lu, Prof Shiqiang Wu, Prof Guoqing Wang and Prof Feng Sun. Continue reading ›

Feedback from our successful underwater noise workshop

Posted: 12-Mar-2013

HR Wallingford and Baker Consultants recently hosted a workshop to discuss the issue of underwater noise pollution related to marine renewables at the tenth RenewableUK Wave and Tidal Conference. The aim of the workshop was to facilitate knowledge exchange between the industry, regulators and academics. A summary of the workshop is given below.  Continue reading ›

iWIDGET… helping kick start water efficiencies

Posted: 11-Mar-2013

Press release - iWIDGET is a €5 million European Commission project aimed at improved water efficiencies through the use of novel information communication technologies (ICT) for integrated supply-demand side management. iWIDGET stands for “Improved Water efficiency through ICT technologies for integrated supply-Demand side manaGEmenT”. Continue reading ›

HR Wallingford welcomes new Technical Director for Engineering

Posted: 01-Mar-2013

HR Wallingford welcomes new Technical Director for Engineering, Martin Young.
Martin Young is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers with over 20 years’ experience in the design and construction of major port and breakwater projects. Continue reading ›

HR Wallingford’s flood alleviation scheme in Chipping Campden prevents flooding

Posted: 29-Jan-2013

Press release - HR Wallingford’s flood alleviation scheme has prevented potentially serious flooding of buildings at the Chipping Campden site of Campden BRI www.campdenbri.co.uk . Campden BRI is a food and drink research association. The design of the flood alleviation scheme was both innovative and environmentally friendly, combining 2D modelling with best practice as developed by the Environment Agency.  Continue reading ›

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