TDI Webinar Series – Recording WJ Group Webinar – Hydrogeological Investigations for Construction Works.

Insights / 2 September 2021 by The Dewatering Institute / TDI
Credit : WJ Group

This session was presented by Toby Roberts, Chairman of WJ Groundwater Limited and William Powrie, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Southampton.

Toby Roberts is an expert in the design and implementation of groundwater control systems for large excavations, foundations and tunnels with extensive contract experience in Europe, the Middle East and Canada. Toby is a founder member and current Chairman of the international dewatering contractor WJ Groundwater. He has authored/co-authored more than 40 publications on construction dewatering including CIRIA C750 (2016) the UK best practice guide for construction dewatering. Toby Roberts is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers, a Chartered Civil Engineer and Chartered Geologist.

William Powrie is an expert in geotechnics with particular interest in transport infrastructure and sustainable waste and resource management. He is currently working with HS2 on geotechnical earthworks and has authored a textbook on Geotechnical Engineering and co-authored CIRIA reports C750 (2016) best practice guide for construction dewatering, and C760 (2017) embedded retaining wall design. William Powrie is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers and a Chartered Civil Engineer.

It was a very insightful webinar series with a fantastic global group in attendance.

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