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PIANC guidelines published for ports on greenfield sites

Posted: 09-Apr-2019

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Rigorous lab testing for Dawlish sea wall design

Posted: 01-Apr-2019

During the severe winter storm of February 2014, a section of the sea wall at Dawlish collapsed, destroying part of the main railway line to Devon and Cornwall. Government funding has been announced to upgrade the sea wall to provide better protection for the railway and residents. Arup, who are designing the new sea wall, have commissioned HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling tests in the laboratory to verify the performance of the proposed design. Continue reading ›

Developing more accurate river flood spatial data for Ireland

Posted: 25-Mar-2019

 Access to more accurate river flood spatial data will allow for improved flood risk assessment in Ireland.  Continue reading ›

Innovation Award recognises cutting-edge ARC-Boat

Posted: 21-Mar-2019

 Simon Tiedeman, Business Manager (left) and Peter Watchorn, Senior Surveyor (right) receive the award for Established Innovation from Iain Gray, Business and Growth Partnership Manager at MSC R&D. Picture: Sam & Steve Photography 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 ›

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