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Storms around the UK in December 2013 caused significant damage to a number of coastal structures. Among these were flood defence embankments in Teesside and Lincolnshire. ARC-Boats, innovative remote control survey boats produced by HR Wallingford, were deployed by the Environment Agency at both locations to assess the extent of the damage to these structures. They were used to rapidly provide data that could inform their plans for remedial action. read more ›
Understanding the way waves, currents and sediments interact with coastal structures, and the potential impact they can have, is far from simple. 3D laser scanners are helping coastal engineering specialists at HR Wallingford improve the design of such structures. read more ›
As the regulatory requirement to assess reservoirs and lakes expands to include smaller bodies of water, HR Wallingford, in collaboration with the Environment Agency, has developed the ARC-Boat, a remote control boat which is able to collect hydrometric data quickly, simply, safely and accurately. read more ›