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Modernizing London’s Sewers

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

As rain pours down onto a London street, umbrellas pop open and pedestrians scatter. Small fast-moving rivers race down the street, eventually flowing into sewers beneath the city. The storm runoff quickly overtaxes the Victorian-era combined sewer system, parts of which are the “lost rivers of London” that were covered over as the city grew. […]

Hydraulic Structures

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

IIHR has been developing, modeling, and designing hydraulic structures since the institute’s earliest days. From locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi River to the Thames Tideway Tunnel Project, researchers and shop support services at IIHR have paved the way for innovative hydraulic engineering. Hydraulic structures have taken many forms at IIHR, including weirs, dropshafts, […]

Brandon Barquist: Talking Shop

Posted on April 6th, 2015

by Shianne Gruss From maintaining golf courses to constructing water handling systems, water has always been a part of Brandon Barquist’s career. As an undergraduate at Iowa State University, Barquist spent his weekends setting up and tearing down for rock ‘n’ roll concerts, operas, sports events, and banquets at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium and Hilton Coliseum […]

The Thames Tideway Tunnel team includes (l to r): Ali Reza Firoozfar, Andy Craig, David Crawford (Thames Tideway Tunnel), Jacob Odgaard, Bernard Woolfe (Thames Tideway Tunnel), Brandon Barquist, Joss Plant (Thames Tideway Tunnel), Stephen Browne, and Troy Lyons.

IIHR Modeling Helps Modernize London’s Sewers

Posted on July 17th, 2014

IIHR is part of a massive effort to modernize London’s sewer system and protect the River Thames.

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