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Recent experiences with large barrage and barrier gates, London

Event organised by The British Dam Society

11 May 2015
19:00 - 21:00 BST (GMT+1)
Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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The presentation reviews the construction methods adopted and some special issues that had to be addressed. In addition it provides some insight into the technical design trends for these types of constructions.


Ken Grubb
KGAL Consulting Engineers

Ken Grubb is the proprietor of the independent engineering consultancy KGAL Consulting Engineers which he formed in 1991 following an engineering career which took on increasing levels of responsibility leading to a position as the Technical Director of Biwater Hydropower.

During this later period he had total responsibility for all technical, project engineering and commissioning activities for over 200 water control gates and associated equipment.

Today, in addition to his MD role, Ken is the Project Director for a number of framework consultancy contracts in the UK and abroad.

He also sits on ICOLD's hydro-mechanical committee.

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Pauline Arundel