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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 ›

HR Wallingford collaborates with European experts on climate change risks and adaptation

Posted: 20-Dec-2012

Press release - HR Wallingford was invited to present the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) at a European workshop organised by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment and the Federal Environment Agency of Germany that took place in Bern, Switzerland in December 2012.  Continue reading ›

Remote control boat speeds reservoir surveys

Posted: 13-Dec-2012

Press release - ARC-Boat for reservoirsAs the regulatory requirement to assess reservoirs and lakes expands to include smaller bodies of water, HR Wallingford, in collaboration with the Environment Agency, has developed the ARC-Boat, a remote control boat which is able to collect hydrometric data quickly, simply, safely and accurately.  Continue reading ›

Learn about our award winning scour research

Posted: 07-Nov-2012

Press release - Researchers at HR Wallingford have been presented with the ICE David Hislop award 2012 for their paper on “Evaluating scour at marine gravity foundations”.  Continue reading ›

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