Thursday, August 11, 2022

SPONSORED CONTENT: Water jetting safety and quality get a training boost

More hands-on refresher training and digital technology are among improvements being made to water jetting courses to help contractors enhance the quality and safety of services they deliver.

The Environment Agency appoints Mott MacDonald to provide digital Smart Object Library

The Environment Agency is to use Mott MacDonald’s Moata Intelligent Content as its Smart Object Library (SOL) and will make it available to all...

Creators of underwater, eco-friendly concrete are finalists in the European Inventor Award

The inventors of an innovative building material for sea walls are finalists in the European Inventor Award 2022. ECOncrete® founder and CEO, Ido Sella, has...

Sponsored Content: Non-contact radar to support the end user

Adapting to climate change is now a challenge for every industry, regardless of location. It is also having a substantial impact on the flood risk management practices of local and national governments.

River level monitoring lowers bridge scour risk

Engineers at Transport Scotland have investigated the potential for water level monitoring systems to help mitigate risks where transport infrastructure interacts with moving water....
Geolux radar technology station

Radar boosts flood analysis in Rwanda

Hydrology monitoring expert Geolux has provided technology being used to monitor the flow of mountain rivers in Rwanda - frequently a source of flooding that has in recent years devastated the region.
WCD SeaShield FX-70

Pioneering structural piling repair system acquisition

Winn & Coales International has recently acquired the FX-70® Structural Piling Repair and Protection System from Simpson Strong-Tie.
Roadside sustainable drainage systems in Salford.

SuDS bible gets an upgrade

British Water has produced a downloadable guide to help engineering and construction professionals applying the CIRIA sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) manual.

Graphene gateway

The coastal flood defence gates were coated with Applied Graphene Materials' new graphene enhanced Genable CX-based anti-corrosion primer.
Duc Toan Nguyen

Floating house concept earns students place in global disaster preparedness competition

A team of students from Coventry University have developed a concept for a house that can float whenever a flood approaches and shelter people for at least six weeks during catastrophic weather.

Divining the Dutch delta’s destiny

To make sure large boats can secure passage without getting stuck, port managers coordinate the dredging of the rivers connecting the ports and harbours of Rotterdam to the sea.

Taking a natural approach to flood management in yorks

Farmers and landowners across three river catchments in Yorkshire and the North West are harnessing the power of nature in a pilot scheme to better protect the major road network from flooding.

Separator assists with SuDS

ACO Water Management has launched its new advanced hydrodynamic separator, the V-Septor.

Getting smart about new SuDS tech

There are times when the potential for a new technology can leapfrog the ability of a regulatory framework to deliver it. We must make sure that the rapid advances being made in digitally controlled rainwater reuse technologies are not caught in this trap, writes Mark Manning of water technology firm SDS.
Simon Crowther, founder of FPS Environmental, offers a rundown on planning for the possibility of flood.

Mitigating risk

Simon Crowther, founder of FPS Environmental, offers a rundown on planning for the possibility of flood.

Drainage acquisition cements expertise in managing underground assets

Environmental and energy infrastructure specialist Adler and Allan has acquired drainage expert Jet Aire Services, it was announced on 8 November. Jet Aire Services is...

After the flood…

A flooding incident in North Macedonia in August 2020 threatened the country's supply of electricity. Motor drive manufacturer WEG describes the subsequent drainage project.

New AI-driven tools for environmental intelligence

A new suite of environmental intelligence software from IBM leverages AI to help organizations prepare for and respond to weather and climate risks that...

New UN tool maps floods worldwide since 1985, to street level

A new public tool is said to generate instant, accurate street-level-resolution maps of floods worldwide since 1985. It is hoped the free online World Flood...
Weather monitoring station

Sponsored Content: A technology for the timely warning

Robin Guy from OTT HydroMet believes that the worst effects of extreme weather can be mitigated by effective monitoring and alarm technologies.