The following projects are some of the relevant consultancy projects carried out by Hydro Environmental.

Flood Risk Assessments

Brief example of some of the FRA projects undertaken by Hydro Environmentl Ltd.

  • Strategic Flood Risk Assessment of the Castleconnell development area for forward planning Limerick City and County Council (2018).
  • Flood Risk Assessment of the Proposed Galway City Ring Road and Galway City Transportation Strategy including detailed modelling of the proposed River Corrib Bridge Crossing (2016-2018).
  • CFRAM modelling Study of Arklow and preparation of CFRAM flood maps and the supporting Hydrology and Hydraulics Report (2015-2016).
  • Strategic Flood Risk Assessment and Management of NUI Galway Campus and various offsite buildings (2011 to present).
  • Site Specific Flood Risk assessment of a strategic Housing Development Project at Clonmacken, Clondell Road Limerick (2020).
  • Flood risk assessment of Southpark in the Claddagh and TwoMileDitch tuam Road areas for Galway City Council
  • Flood Risk and Hydrogeological Assessment of the Lidl Development Clare Road Ennis (2022)

Flood relief and flood management studies

  • Hydrology Flood Study for the Galway City Flood Relief Scheme Council (Corrib go Costa) (ongoing).
  • Hydrology Flood Study for the Carrick-on-Shannon Flood Relief Scheme (ongoing).
  • Hydrology Flood Study for the Ballinasloe Flood Relief Scheme (2021).
  • Hydrology and Hydraulic Modelling of the Clareabbey/St. Flannan’s Flood Relief Scheme (2015 to 2021)
  • Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Study – Peer Reviewer of hydrology and hydraulic modelling of Turlough Flooding (2018 – 2020)
  • Detailed Hydraulic Modelling of the proposed flood diversion channel for the Crossmolina Flood Relief scheme (2018-2020)
  • Ennis Town Flood Relief Scheme hydrology and hydraulic flood modelling (1998 to 2018)

Transportation Infrastructure Projects

  • N4 Carrick-on-Shannon Road Scheme (on-going)
  • N24 Limerick to Waterford Road Scheme (on-going)
  • N61 Ballymurray to Knockcroghery and Tulsk to Clashaganny Road Improvement Project – hydrology and Hydrogeology for constant, route selection and environmental assessment (2019-present) Co. Roscommon.
  • N69 Foynes to Limerick Road (including Adare Bypass) (2021)
  • N6 Galway City Transport Project – Hydrology Assessment of Proposed Scheme including all stages, constraints, route selection, flood Risk assessment, Section 50 bridge applications, EIAR and NIS (2015 – 2019) – ARUPS.
  • N5 Ballaghaderreen to Scramoge Road Project – Hydrology and Hydrogeology assessment for Route Selection Stage and EIAR / NIS (2018).
  • N16 Drumkilsellagh to Lugnagall Road Project (Hydrology and Hydrogeology input to EIAR) (2018-2019) – Sligo Co. Council.
  • Limerick North Distributer Road Flood Risk Assessment and hydrology and hydrogeology for Route Selection and Development Plan Variations (2015 – 2017)- Roughan O’Dovovan.

Bridge Scour and Sediment Transport Assessment Studies

  • Sediment Transport modelling of a proposed Dodder Bridge,
  • Scour assessment of Regional Road Bridge near Kylemore Abbey for Galway Co Co (2017 – 2022).
  • Consultant to Irish Rail for stage 2 scour assessments and countermeasure design for in excess of 70 high and medium risk rail culverts and bridge structures (2014-2018).
  • Consultant to Irish Rail for stage 1 assessment of all rail culverts and bridge structures (2012 to 2014).
  • Specialist Adviser to An Bord Pleanála on coastal and hydrological aspects of the Dublin Port Gateway project including sediment transport and erosion (2010).
  • New Harbour Galway Hydrodynamic , wave climate and sediment transport assessment for proposed new port and marina (2011).
  • River Flesk Bank Erosion Study on behalf of Killarney Race Company (2002).

Oral Hearing Experience

  • N69 Foynes to Limerick Road (including Adare Bypass) (2021)
  • Arklow Sewerge Scheme (2019)
  • N6 Galway City Ring Road Project (2019)
  • N5 Ballaghaderreen to Scramoge Road Project (2018).
  • N59 Clifden to Maam Cross Oral Hearing (2015)
  • Galway New Harbour Project (2014).
  • N5 Westport to Turlough Road Project (2013).
  • N59 Maam to Oughterard Road Improvement Scheme (2013).
  • Narrow Water Bridge Crossing of the Newry River Estuary (2012/2013).

Coastal, Estuarine & Water Quality Modelling Studies

  • Adviser to EPA on coastal processes for a proposed dumping at sea license at the Rockfall dredge disposal site Dublin Bay in respect to the Dublin Port Alexandra Basin project 2016.
  • Consultant to An Bord Pleanála on coastal and hydrological aspects of the Dublin Port Gateway and Alexandra Basin Harbor projects 2010 and 2014 and flood risk for large housing developments at Kilcock, Co. Kildare.
  • Storm Surge and Combined Flood hydraulic analysis of the Lower Fergus Reach and Estuary at Ennis and Clare castle – 2013 -2014.
  • Hydrodynamic Model of the Shannon Estuary for Limerick Foynes Harbour Company (2010)
  • Hydrodynamic and water quality Dispersion modelling of numerous coastal Aquaculture Farm sites including Kenmare Bay, Clew Bay, Donegal Bay, Kilkieran Bay, Killary Harbour, Clifden and Roundstone for Aquafact International
  • Coastal Flood Risk Assessment of Harbour Facilities at Rossaveal Co. Galway for Dept. of the Marine
  • Assessment of impact from the Abbey Weir on the Shannon Rowing Club slipway at Sarsfield Bridge Limerick City for Waterways Ireland

Wind and Solar Farm Hydrology & Hydrogeology Assessment Studies

  • Drainage and flooding assessment of the proposed Timahoe North and Timahoe South Solar Farms for ESBI and Bord Na Mona (2017 – 2019).
  • Flood Risk Assessment Peer Review of 30 Bord Na Mona Production Sites (2020)
  • Detailed flood modelling and drainage assessment of the Cloncreen Bog Wind Farm Development for detailed design and contract document stage (2019) for Bord Na Mona.
  • Scour Assessment and Remediation design measures for the Tullynahaw Wind Farm (2015-2017).
  • Betws Wind Farm (2011 – 2012) Peat Stability Report (Hydrology) and input to Zonal Peat Stability Assessment Process (ZPSA), Constructional and Operational Drainage Design and sediment control study. Client ESB Networks.
  • Derrybrien WindFarm retrospective EIAR and decommissioning (2019 to 2022)
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Ennis Flood Relief
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Ennis Flood Relief
The River Corrib
The River Corrib
The River Corrib
NUIG , The river Corrib
The River Corrib
Arklow Co. Wicklow
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