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National Women in Engineering Day: We are WISE-ing up

Posted: 23-Jun-2016

On National Women in Engineering Day we are delighted to announce that HR Wallingford has joined WISE, a campaign to promote women in science, technology and engineering.  Continue reading ›

Award recognises industry leading urban drainage expertise

Posted: 16-Nov-2015

Richard Kellagher has been awarded CIWEM’s 2015 WaPUG Prize, in recognition of the significant and lasting contribution he has made in the field of urban drainageContinue reading ›

A tribute to Mary Kendrick MBE

Posted: 25-Jun-2015

During the week that National Women in Engineering Day is inspiring girls in the UK to get excited about engineering, it seems fitting to pay tribute to Mary Kendrick, MBE, a pioneering female engineer who sadly passed away at the beginning of June.  Continue reading ›

Helping Top Gear drive up Claerwen Dam

Posted: 16-Feb-2015

We like to think that no dam challenge is too steep for our engineers. However, helping BBC Top Gear’s Richard Hammond ‘drive’ a Land Rover up the face of Claerwen Dam in Wales was a little unusual, even for us! When Top Gear were shooting a feature for their latest series (episode aired 15 February 2015 in the UK), this was exactly the challenge faced by our Dams Business Manager, Craig Goff.

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Video: The official opening of the Fast Flow Facility and UK Ship Simulation Centre

Posted: 04-Nov-2014

On 30 October 2014, two new facilities were officially opened by at our UK headquarters: the Fast Flow Facility and the UK Ship Simulation Centre. Over 100 guests from industry and academia joined us for the launch. Watch for yourself as Dr Jane Smallman, Prof Richard Whitehouse and Dr Mark McBride introduce the new facilities, before inviting Lord Heseltine to formally open them. Continue reading ›

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