Dr. Andy Hughes

Leakage Surveys-Willowstick U.K

Dr. Andy Hughes has over 25 years’ experience in the study, design and project management of water supply and flood alleviation schemes, asset management and risk studies and reservoir safety works. He is an All Reservoirs Panel Engineer under the UK’s legislative system, and is a geotechnical engineer, hydraulic engineer and hydrologist, and has written a large number of technical papers and research documents. He has managed groups of individuals and professionals, departments and firms to the benefit of each organization. Dr. Hughes is advisor to the UK’s Environment Agency with respect to the Reservoirs Act of 1975, emergencies, incidents and accidents. He is also a member of the UK Register of Expert Witnesses, has acted as Expert Witness in a number of high profile cases with respect to dams and reservoirs legislation and is advisor to the British Government on Reservoir Safety.

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Technology to understand preferential groundwater flowpaths

The risks associated with subsurface contamination are related to groundwater transport, but conceptualizing the three-dimensional flow of subsurface contaminants is difficult. Understanding groundwater flow paths requires big data technology to collect several hundred thousand data points and create a high-resolution image of subsurface reality, instead of a mere model. Environmental applications for this solution include: tracking pollution plumes, identifying seepage pathways from liquid impoundments and monitoring landfill leakage

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    Michael Nicholas - Drones and the latest developments in digital ground modelling and visualisation