Today, villages, towns and cities must withstand more than ever before. 

Population growth puts water infrastructure under pressure, making it hard to balance supply and demand. The climate crisis brings more extreme weather, with frequent heavy rainfall increasing flood risk.

To be resilient in the face of these threats, communities need effective flood management and a future-proofed water supply. 

We help our clients weigh up difficult decisions in the face of uncertainty, creating adaptable solutions for a range of potential futures.


Trebeddrod Reservoir

Using MRI inspired technology to secure the dam’s long-term future

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Smart Drains

Supporting Wokingham Borough Council to exploit sensor-based technology

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The Grand Union Canal

Helping Affinity Water provide a more resilient water supply

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Rain gardens

Helping prevent floods for Westminster City Council

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Moving the River Taw

To save a railway we moved a river

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Flood prediction tool

Using machine learning methods to predict river levels

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Protecting England’s most flooded town

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Andrew Parker inventor of the FloodSafe House™

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Blair Mitchell, Head of Water at WSP

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Value of Water

Our research on consumer attitudes about water consumption

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Does being resilient mean we should accept roads will flood?

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The Times Scotland

The fight against growing the growing risk of flooding

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Future of Water

How will tomorrow’s trends reshape how we consume water?

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Join our Team

We're looking for water specialists across the UK, particularly drainage and flood risk engineers.

View our vacancies here