Dewatering & Groundwater Control, Chelmsford

8 December, 2015 | 18:00 - 20:00

Dewatering & Groundwater Control, Chelmsford

About this event

Failure to adequately control groundwater during excavation and construction can prove costly and occasionally catastrophic. This talk will consider the techniques and strategies used for dewatering and depressurisation with some examples from recent work for Crossrail in East London.


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Paul Eaves

Event materials

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Dr Toby Roberts FREng

Dr Roberts is an expert on the design and implementation of groundwater control systems for large excavations, foundations and tunnels with extensive contract experience in the Middle East and Europe.

Toby is a founder member and current Chairman of the international dewatering contractor WJ Groundwater Ltd. He has published widely at conferences and in journals on dewatering methods and technology. Dr Toby Roberts is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers, a Charted Civil Engineer and Chartered Geologist.