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Quantifying the Impact of Fish Ladders on River Flow Measurements

February 12, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Water

HR Wallingford is helping the UK Environment Agency to understand the impact of fish passes on flow gauging structures. How do these structures, and their positioning, impact on the accuracy of flow measurements in the river? Results of this research will…

Water Supply Planning and Drought

February 3, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

The Environment Agency’s draft guidance for the next generation of Water Resource Management Plans makes it clear that water companies must understand…

HR Wallingford Appointed to Support Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

June 11, 2015—The UK government has given the go-ahead to a £1 billion project to build the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales. The…

HR Wallingford Announced as Innovyze Software Distributor in Thailand

September 23, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Water

OXFORDSHIRE, UK, Sept. 23, 2014—HR Wallingford has been appointed as the new Innovyze Channel Partner for Thailand. The international engineering and environmental hydraulics organisation will sell and support Innovyze’s range of industry-leading hydraulic…

Jane Smallman to Join the ICE Council

July 30, 2014 - in Corporate, Water

HR Wallingford’s Managing Director, Dr Jane Smallman, is to be appointed to the Council of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). The results of the 2014 ICE Council Elections were announced this month following a poll of the Institution’s international…

Submission of Evidence for UK Inner Thames Estuary Airport Proposal

The Airports Commission is examining the need for additional UK airport capacity and recommending to UK Government how this can be met in the short, medium and long term. In January 2014, the Commission called for evidence to inform study outputs for feasibility…

HR Wallingford Nears Completion on State-of-the-Art Marine Test Facility

Work to create one of the world’s largest maritime test facilities has entered its final stage following the completion of a £3 million development at HR Wallingford’s site in Oxfordshire, UK. Keys to the new 1,600 m2 building were presented to HR Wallingford…

Tidal Energy Modelling Tool Helps Identify Most Efficient Sites

April 24, 2013 - in Energy

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) and HR Wallingford are launching a tidal energy modelling tool for use by tidal energy developers to identify the most efficient sites for tidal energy converters, tidal arrays or tidal barrage schemes around the UK…