Preene Groundwater Consulting is the professional practice of Dr Martin Preene, who has more than 30 years’ experience on projects worldwide in the investigation, design, installation and operation of groundwater control and dewatering systems. He has worked for contractors and consultants on engineering and mining projects worldwide, including Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, North America, South America, Central Asia and East Asia.
He is widely published on dewatering and groundwater control and is the author of the UK industry guidance on dewatering (CIRIA Report C750 Groundwater Control Design and Practice, 2nd Edition, and its predecessor CIRIA Report C515) as well as a dewatering text book (Groundwater Lowering in Construction: A Practical Guide to Dewatering).
Experience includes the design of:
Other experience includes:
The latest edition of the Preene Groundwater Consulting blog discusses of some of the issues related to construction dewatering and groundwater control in Chalk.
CIRIA (Construction Industry Research and Information Association) has recently published the guidance document Report C750 'Groundwater Control: Design and Practice, 2nd Edition'
Dr Martin Preene of Preene Groundwater Consulting Limited will be giving a presentation on Groundwater Control in Urban Areas to a joint meeting of the Engineering Group of the Geological Society and the British Geotechnical Association (BGA)