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Developing a new tool to optimise sea wall design

Posted: 15-Mar-2018

The new WireWall tool will be used to assess overtopping at vulnerable locations on the 900-metre-long sea wall at Crosby in the North West of England, to inform its new design. Image courtesy Sefton Council Continue reading ›

New research is testing scour effects on offshore substation jackets

Posted: 07-Feb-2018

 Physical model testing of an offshore substation jacket in HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility for the University of Rostock at a scale of 1:60.  Continue reading ›

Fathoming hidden flows in a new Somerset House exhibition

Posted: 06-Feb-2018

Somerset House Studios artist Eloise Hawser and HR Wallingford’s UK Ship Simulation Manager, Rob Body, with the River Thames simulation which is part of a new exhibition Continue reading ›

HR Wallingford to undertake studies for San Antonio Port Expansion Project

Posted: 11-Jan-2018

 (From left) Daniel Roth, Project Director, San Antonio Outer Port, Dr Mark McBride, HR Wallingford’s Ships Group Manager, Maria di Leo, Coastal Structures Group Manager and José Gallardo, Senior Engineer PRDW Consulting, at a kick-off meeting at HR Wallingford in Oxfordshire on 18 December 2017 Continue reading ›

Predicting the movement of unexploded ordnance in the North Sea

Posted: 14-Dec-2017

From left: Esther Gomes, Prof Richard Whitehouse, Clemens Schütt (University of Rostock), Tjark Mehring (TenneT), Dr Anja Drews (TenneT), Dr Peter Menzel (University of Rostock), Dr David Todd and Joe Mitchell with the 1:1 scale model WWII bomb at HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility  Continue reading ›

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