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Yorkshire and Humber knowledge sharing: temporary dams

Event organised by ICE

28 February 2024

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This webinar will discuss the following aspects of project delivery utilising temporary dams: 

  • Temporary dams, an overview of available systems
  • Information required for design
  • Design of temporary dams
  • Limitations of temporary dams
  • Other considerations
  • Installation and removal 
  • Key risks - modes of failure
  • Broad commercial costs


Rob Thallon

Rob Thallon

Robert Nicholas Ltd.

managing director

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Rob Thallon

Rob’s passion has always been in the design and delivery of complex temporary works and construction projects, typically in and around water. Rob formed the company in 2013 having worked in consulting engineering positions.

Rob’s corporate and operational experience combined with an ability and determination to design and build solutions for construction and civils works, both in and out of water, has put Robert Nicholas Ltd at the forefront of design and innovation.

Robert Nicholas have provided innovative temporary damming solutions for a wide array of complex and award-winning projects.