We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, Senior Hydrogeologist who is able to work with a minimum of supervision.
We are pleased to welcome Murtaza to Hafren Water as an Assistant Hydrogeologist. He graduated from the University of Liverpool with a BSc in Geology, before obtaining an MSc in Hydrogeology at Birmingham University.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of two associates to further enhance our capacity and support our expanding workload.
Due to increasing workloads and expansion plans we’re looking to recruit a Hydrogeologist and Senior Hydrologist/Flood Risk Consultant.
Dylan Ingman joined Hafren Water in November in the role of Graduate hydrogeologist. After obtaining a MESci in Geology from Cardiff University Dylan worked for Brownfield Solutions Ltd for 3 years as a geo-environmental engineer.
<p>The importance of quarry restorations to provide landscape-scale habitat creation for the benefit of wildlife is slowly being recognized.
The new Authorisations Regulations which came into effect on 1st January 2018 means previously exempt quarry dewatering now requires an abstraction licence.
The deadline for applications has been extended from 31/12/19 to 30/06/20.
The requirement for new developments to be ‘nitrate neutral’ is proving to be a significant obstacle for development in some catchments, and problematic for developers.
The annual Mineral Products Association quarries restoration awards event was recently held at the Royal Society in London.
We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Hydrologist to join our friendly team.
The removal of licensing exemptions for quarry dewatering, which came into effect on 1st January 2018, has had a significant effect on considerations of water management.
Over the last eighteen months, Lawrence has continued his work with Just a Drop (JaD) and recently became a permanent part of the team. His role is to assist and provide technical advice when visiting hospitals, schools, health clinics and so on.
On 19th June, we will be attending the EIG Conference being held at the Stratford Manor Hotel, Warwickshire. The annual event is a great place to share knowledge and discuss this year’s topic: Quarry and Surface Mine Geotechnics.
Peter is a hydrologist with over 30 years’ experience in managing and producing technical inputs to a range of hydrological and environmental projects.
Anyone with an interest in conservation, land management and agriculture can learn a lot from the pioneering rewilding project at Knepp Farm, Horsham.
The period for applying for dewatering abstraction licences under the transitional arrangements is now almost half way through.
Hafren Water are pleased to confirm their attendance at the 2018 Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) Conference at Durham University on the 12th -14th September. A bi-annual event, the EIG Conference is run by geo-professionals and is renowned for providing a unique scientific and technical shop window for the non-petroleum extractive industry.
The input of Hafren Water on the removal of quarry dewatering exemptions is now ramping up as the application window is being rapidly worked through. We are currently supporting five mineral operating companies on the issue.
Quarry restoration offers immense opportunities for large scale habitat creation. An excellent example of this is the on-going development of Langford Lowfields Quarry, at Newark, in Nottinghamshire.
As the temperatures continue to sizzle, consumers are urged to conserve water. Local areas including Wenlock and Bishops Castle, have been without water and the farming community in general is struggling.
Edinburgh University Graduate, Katy Rainford, recently joined Hafren Water as an Assistant Consultant and is looking forward to the challenges ahead in her first job since obtaining her degree in Geology and Physical Geography.
Working with a specialist sustainable energy partner company, Hafren Water now offer solar powered water wells to their service portfolio.
Supporting the work of international water charity Just a Drop, Hafren Water’s Lawrence Brown travelled to Uganda at the end of February to donate his technical expertise on a number of new and existing projects.
Working in partnership with the NFU and its members, Hafren Water have enabled hundreds of Staffordshire and Derbyshire farmers to win an appeal to stop some land within the River Dove catchment and its tributaries, being designated a nitrate vuln
Addressing the recent changes to dewatering regulation, Hafren Water Director Chris Leake will be presenting to colleagues at the Mineral Products Association (MPA) event for the South West region on the 7th February.
Addressing the recent changes to dewatering regulation, Hafren Water Director Chris Leake will be presenting to the Midlands branch meeting of the Mineral Products Association (MPA) on the 25th January.
Honouring Hafren Water’s long-term commitment to strengthening links between industry and academia, Chris Leake will be heading to Birmingham University on the 24th January to speak with MSc Hydrogeology students.
Starting 2018 as we mean to go on, Hafren Water are looking to expand the team once more, with the skills and enthusiasm of a new Graduate Consultant.
The Environment Agency is consulting on changes they propose to the charging regime for permits issued under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (EPR), including waste, water discharges and installations.
On 31st October 2017 the UK and Welsh Governments’ published their response to consultations on changes to the current exemptions from water abstraction licensing in England and Wales.
Chris Leake, Director of Hafren Water, will be a member of the panel discussion team at the forthcoming International Association of Hydrologists (IAH) conference on Africa, Groundwater and Sustainable Development Goals.
Hafren Water are pleased to welcome new Assistant Hydrogeologist Rosie Morrant to the team.
Leeds University Graduate Lucy Ledgard has now started her Internship at Hafren Water.