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River Thames simulation supports safer navigation for Tideway

Posted: 19-Sep-2017

 The Thames Tideway Tunnel project, London’s new ‘super sewer’, which will upgrade the city’s 19th century sewerage system for today’s eight million plus inhabitants, requires excavation on an enormous scale. Creating a tunnel 25 kilometres in length, and running up to 65 metres beneath the River Thames, will generate immense volumes of spoil, right in the heart of London. To minimise the impact of transporting this on the capital’s roads, Tideway plans to transport around 4 million tonnes of this material by river.  Continue reading ›

Making big waves in China to test ship design

Posted: 11-Sep-2017

 (From left) Prof Lu Jiaming, Vice-President of the Shanghai Ship and Shipping Research Institute (SSSRI) and Dr Bruce Tomlinson, Chief Executive of HR Wallingford, shake hands at the contract signing ceremony for the Wave Generation System. Continue reading ›

HR Wallingford’s John Harris appointed RAEng Visiting Professor to UCL

Posted: 29-Aug-2017

John Harris, Technical Director in the Coasts and Oceans Group, has worked on 80% of built or currently planned offshore wind farms in the UK Continue reading ›

Protections 2018 - a unique conference on protection against overtopping

Posted: 11-Aug-2017

Experts in the management of water and the water environment, HR Wallingford, are organising Protections 2018, the 3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping, which is taking place from 6-8 June at one of the UK’s World Heritage sites, the spectacular Lake District National Park.  Continue reading ›

Shingle B: the online tool helping to monitor and protect shingle beaches

Posted: 08-Aug-2017

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