Hydrotechnical Engineering

Water plays a central role in irrigation, hydroelectric power production, water supply, navigation, flood control, erosion control, fisheries, drainage and land transport of pollutants. The utilization and management of water resources must be accomplished efficiently and economically, yet with assurance that there will be no detriment to the long-term potential of the resource itself or to the general well being and environmental quality of the surrounding region. Meeting these objectives requires great care in assessment, planning, design and management of water resources development. That is where our hydrotechnical engineering services come in.

Leveraging geophysical techniques for hydrotechnical engineering during the design, construction and inspection of hydrotechnical works is critical for feasibility analysis, risk assessment and structure evaluation. DAM and Reservoir visual inspections may be inefficient when sensitive areas are not documented and analysed in depth. This can cause challenges such as subsidence, channelling, concrete structure deterioration, internal cracks, delamination, etc. to critically impact structure stability and hydrotechnical functionality.

Collecting detailed geophysical data from the structure and surrounding geological environment is critical to analysing the physical properties of construction materials and assessing risks and hazards related to structural components and foundational problems. Our geophysical data and interpretation complements any conventional drilling and geotechnical laboratory technique.

Our solutions for Hydrotechnical Engineering applications include:

  • DAM structural integrity evaluation
  • Subsidence and channelling
  • Filtration zones and leak detection
  • DAM safety study
  • Depth to permafrost
  • Seepage in DAM and reservoirs

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