Stillwater Associates are pleased to welcome Nathan Walding to the company. Nathan is a Chartered Civil Engineer with 15 years’ experience in civil, marine, hydraulic, structural and dams and reservoirs engineering working as a Consultant, Client and a Contractor. He is a Supervising Engineer appointed to the Supervising Engineers Panel. Nathan’s specialism is in reservoir safety and dams and reservoirs engineering. Nathan previously worked as a consultant (Arup) for 10 years on reservoir remedial works schemes, then as a Dam Safety Engineering Manager for Welsh Water and more recently as a Principal Engineer for a specialist civil and marine engineering contractor. Nathan is based in South Wales but also works out of the Reigate Office, his role within Stillwater Associates is as Principal Engineer and Supervising Engineer covering Wales, the Midlands and South West England whilst also working nationally on the design and construction of dams and reservoir engineering projects.
Stillwater Associates are pleased to announce that Werner Delport has joined the company. Werner is a Civil Engineer with over 5 years’ experience in the Dams and Reservoirs industry and has spent 3 of those years in the employment of the South African National Department of Water and Sanitation. There he was involved in statutory reservoir safety evaluations, design of remedial works to state owned reservoirs, and completion of dam safety risk assessments. Werner has spent the last 2 years working for a large UK consultancy, focusing mostly on feasibility studies, planning, outline and detailed design of new dams and remedial works for existing dams on an international and national level.
His experience includes structural and stability analyses of earthfill and concrete dams, flood and hydrological studies, dam break analyses for various types of dams, and hydraulic and geotechnical designs related to dam structures.
Werner Delport will be based in the main office in Reigate, Surrey and will focus on further growing his technical skills and aligning himself to best practice with regards to reservoir engineering in the UK. He will endeavour to become a member of the Supervising Engineers Panel.
We are pleased to announce that Hermann Stehle has joined Stillwater Associates. Hermann has more than 6 years’ experience in reservoir engineering and has spent 5 of those years in the employment of the South African National Department of Water and Sanitation. There he was involved in statutory reservoir safety evaluations and the design, supervision and management of remedial works to state owned reservoirs. Hermann’s skills include in detailed dam safety evaluations of concrete, rock-fill and earth-fill dams, hydrology, hydraulics and structural analyses. He has also gained first hand on site experience on a reservoir safety rehabilitation project where he was appointed as the engineer’s representative. In March 2017 moved to a civil engineering consultancy where he was involved in the design of new reservoirs for hydro-electric, domestic and irrigation supply purposes in South Africa. Hermann successfully registered as a Professional Engineer (PrEng) with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) in June 2017.
Hermann Stehle will be based in the main office in Reigate, Surrey and will focus on further growing his technical skills and aligning himself to best practice with regards to reservoir engineering in the UK. He will endeavour to become a member of the Supervising Engineers Panel.
Stillwater Associates has successfully won the contract to provide Supervising Engineer Services to Manx Utilities. Jon Holland will act as Supervising Engineer for all seven reservoirs located on the Isle of Mann.
We are pleased to announce that Alan Rogers has joined Stillwater Associates to further expand our Supervising Engineer capability and geographical spread. Following a career with South Staffordshire Water, Alan will provide Supervising Engineer Services in the West Midlands, East Midlands and Wales.
In order to accommodate our growing team and expanding workload Stillwater Associates has moved to new offices premises in Reigate, Surrey. Our new office space in Alma House is ideally located opposite Reigate train station and will allow our reservoir safety team to continue to grow as we look to appoint a new Senior Engineer and Project Engineer during 2017.
In response to our increasing workload and imminent move to a new larger office in Reigate, Stillwater Associates are looking for the following new additions to our team:-
- Project Engineer – Ideally a graduate civil engineer with a few years of experience in the reservoir safety industry who is looking to progress to the Supervising Engineers Panel and beyond.
- Senior Engineer – Ideally a chartered civil engineer with between 5 and 10 years of experience who is appointed to the Supervising Engineers Panel or getting close. You will need technically brilliant to keep up with us and looking to progress to the All Reservoirs Panel!
- Regional Supervising Engineers – Our business is built on an extensive base of experienced Supervising Engineers distributed throughout the UK. However, we need a few more! Whatever stage you are with your career we are looking for new part-time consultants appointed to the Supervising Engineers Panel.
We are pleased to announce that Jon Holland has joined Stillwater Associates. Jon Holland is an experienced water engineer and project manager with more than twenty years experience in flood risk management and dam engineering. Jon’s early career focused on the design of dams for overseas hydroelectric projects. More recently he has project managed and led the promotion and design of many flood alleviation schemes involving embankments, hydraulic structures and embankment dams with grass reinforced spillways. Working for a water company Jon also has extensive experience of managing, operating and maintaining embankment dams and service water reservoirs from an Undertaker’s perspective. Jon Holland is appointed to the Supervising Engineers Panel and currently undertakes the role of Supervising Engineer for ten reservoirs in England. These include private fishing and recreation lakes, storage lagoons and flood relief reservoirs for a range of private owners. Jon Holland is based in Maidstone, Kent and will responsible for providing Supervising Engineer Services in Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.
Stillwater Associates is pleased to announce that Keith Gardiner has joined the company. Keith is an All Reservoirs Panel Engineer based in Warrington. Keith is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over forty years experience (thirty of them working on dams). He is a member of the All Reservoirs Panel certificated to carry out statutory inspections and to sign off safety works on large raised reservoirs. He has worked for contractors on dam construction, and consultants on design and project management of dams and ancillary works, both in the UK and overseas. Keith was Regional Reservoir Safety Manager with a major UK water company for over 10 years, with responsibility for over 200 reservoirs. He also has extensive experience in risk assessment, the risk based management of a large capital programme; leak detection in embankment dams; reservoir surveillance and instrumentation; design of dam remedial works; design of overflow works, incident management and information storage and management. Keith’s role within Stillwater with be as an All Reservoir Panel Engineer covering northern England and northern/central Wales together whilst also providing an excellent addition to our reservoir safety risk assessment capabilities.
Stillwater Associates is pleased to announce that John Laing has joined the company as a Supervising Engineer. John is based in Tyne & Wear which expands the company’s geographical spread further into the north west. John has over 40 years experience in dam engineering, operation and maintenance of existing embankment dams and concrete service reservoirs. He has been involved with feasibility, design and construction for matters concerning items in the Interests of Safety and remedial and maintenance work to reservoirs. His career has involved working for water companies and consultants including Northumbrian Water, Arup and Amec Foster Wheeler. He has been appointed to the Supervising Engineer Panel since its inception. John is currently Supervising Engineer for nineteen reservoirs ranging from large impounding reservoirs owned by Northumbrian Water to small privately owned reservoirs.