Monday, 15 October 2012
UK Water Projects 2012

We are pleased to advise that two of our users have case stories (featuring MIKE 21 and MIKE FLOOD respectively) published in the new UK Water Projects 2012 publication: -

Baystone Bank Impounding Reservoir Safety
The restoration of Whicham Beck provides ecological benefits, risk reduction and reduced OPEX costs
by Carl Sanders (United Utilities)

Protecting and enhancing natural resources such as rivers, lakes and some of the most beautiful countryside in the country is all part of United Utilities normal business. Baystone Bank, which was constructed over 135 years ago, is north of the village of Millom within the Lake District National Park. The reservoir was taken out of supply over 10 years ago. This article examines the discontinuance of the Baystone Bank dam, which will result in flows returning to Whicham Beck for the first time in over a century. Read more >

Flood Consequence Assessments of Critical Assets
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s assessments of eight infrastructure assets in Wales
by Chris Lewis, Peter Jones and Laura Howe (Waterco Ltd)

The Welsh Government’s Technical Advice Note 15: Development and Flood Risk (TAN15) gives indicative guidance that the annual probability of flooding of general infrastructure from fluvial events should be no greater than 1% AEP (annual exceedance probability) and no greater than 0.5% AEP from tidal events. This paper presents the reasons for the detailed flood risk assessment of eight water assets in Wales in 2011 and also includes the approach, methodology and findings of the hydraulic modelling which formed a key part of the assessments. Brief details are presented of two of the hydraulic models. Read more >

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