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HR Wallingford acquires Cussons Technology’s Marine Hydrodynamics business

Posted: 03-Dec-2019

International engineering consultants HR Wallingford have acquired the Marine Hydrodynamics division of Manchester-based Cussons Technology, after they were placed in to administration on 17 October 2019. Continue reading ›

Innovative tsunami generator forces building guidance rethink

Posted: 03-Dec-2019

Understanding of the forces exerted by tsunami waves on sea walls and coastal buildings has leapt forward through research that we conducted with University College London (UCL) using a third generation tsunami simulator.   

HR Wallingford’s tsunami simulator - in a 70m long and 4m wide channel - is the largest device in Europe. Pictured with Ian Chandler and Esther Gomes from the Urban Waves project team. Continue reading ›

Predicting plastic pathways in the Thames and beyond

Posted: 04-Mar-2019

Understanding how plastic is transported in our rivers and oceans is vital to managing global plastic waste Continue reading ›

Tackling uncertainty in flood forecasting

Posted: 29-Jan-2019

Managing uncertainty in flood forecasting will lead to more accurate flood warning systems Continue reading ›

Tailings dam failures - can we minimise the risks?

Posted: 28-Jan-2019

Following the catastrophic failure of the Brumadinho tailings dam in Brazil, Craig Goff considers the risks associated with these types of dam.tailings dams and its risks
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