The Glendoe Hydro Electric project was the last major hydro scheme constructed in the UK and for the preceding three decades. Shortly after opening there was a catastrophic collapse in the headrace tunnel and extensive remedial works were required to recover the scheme. Andy was closely involved with events after the collapse.
In this presentation he will discuss the collapse, the mechanisms involved, some lessons learned and describe the recovery project. This talk is set against the back-drop of a potential renaissance of pumped storage hydro in Scotland.
Join the ICE Early Careers Network East Midlands branch for their monthly committee meetings, everyone is welcome to attend.
ICE Bristol City Club and CIWEM are hosting an introductory session to nature-based solutions, diving into the benefits they offer and providing real life examples from the South West.
The first in this series of three events will examine working at height. It is targeted towards the ECNet. Introduced by the Health & Safety Executive for Northern Ireland as the regulator, it will provide information on working at height from the perspective of three CDM duty holders; the client, the designer and the principal contractor.