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Monday 23 June 2014

Preene Groundwater Consulting Limited

Preene Groundwater Consulting Limited has been established as the Professional Practice of Dr Martin Preene, an internationally renowned construction dewatering and mine dewatering specialist. Based in the UK, the practice provides specialist advice and design services in the fields of dewatering, groundwater engineering and hydrogeology to clients worldwide. Clients include multi-disciplinary consultants, mining consultants, engineering contractors, dewatering contractors as well as private landowners and developers who encounter groundwater problems

Dr Martin Preene has nearly 30 years’ experience on construction, mining and engineering projects worldwide in the investigation, design, installation and operation of groundwater control and dewatering systems. He is widely published on dewatering and groundwater control and is the author of the UK industry guidance on dewatering (CIRIA Report C515 Groundwater Control Design and Practice) as well as a dewatering text book (Groundwater Lowering in Construction: A Practical Guide to Dewatering). 

Preene Groundwater Consulting specializes in integrating hydrogeology and geotechnical engineering skills to provide innovative, cost-effective and safe solutions to groundwater problems on construction and mining projects.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Construction dewatering
  • Mine dewatering
  • Groundwater cut-off walls
  • Dewatering for tunnels and shafts
  • Dewatering for dry docks and graving docks
  • Dewatering for immersed tube tunnels
  • Pumping tests and groundwater investigations
  • Permanent dewatering systems
  • Water supply wells
  • Open loop geothermal systems
  • Expert review and Expert Witness on groundwater problems.

At the launch of the practice Martin Preene said:

‘I am pleased that the Preene Groundwater Consulting Limited is able to offer high quality dewatering design and dewatering consultancy services to our clients. Groundwater can present real challenges for construction projects as well as open pit and underground mines. Our strength is that we combine theoretical and analytical knowledge with practical experience and a pragmatic approach to develop safe, efficient and value for money dewatering solutions’

For further information or to discuss a groundwater problem please contact Martin Preene, by email or phone +44 1924 847858.

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