The Summer of Flumes

The Summer of Flumes

We’ve had an exciting summer at LRRD. After six years of development, the Emflume1 is now on three continents, and we seem to be busier than ever. Back in May, Emflume1 users at the University of Adelaide Australian School of Petroleum sent us several photos, and...

The UK’s Rivers Trust uses our Em2 to protect people from floods.

The UK’s Rivers Trust uses our Em2 to protect people from floods.

Last winter England saw terrible flooding that has renewed concern over river and floodplain management in the UK and EU. Parts of the UK saw the wettest January in history.  The Rivers Trust is a key player in advancing knowledge and practice in this area; our...

Vermont ONRCD develops Emriver curriculum for G4-6.

Vermont ONRCD develops Emriver curriculum for G4-6.

We’re happy to learn from Larry Kasden that curriculum for our Emriver Em2 has been written in Vermont. The 46-page lesson packet, aimed at grades 4-6, is used in a “River Roadshow,” a program run by the Ottauquechee Natural Resources Conservation District...

Our first model in Italy! / La nostra prima spedizione in Italia!

Our first model in Italy! / La nostra prima spedizione in Italia!

[Editor’s note: Business Director Meriam Lahlou translated this post into Italian.] We shipped our first Emriver model to Italy last week—an Em2 is on its way to the engineering department at the University of Trento, where it will be used to teach civil and...

Rally ho!  River Rally on the Mississippi 2013

Rally ho! River Rally on the Mississippi 2013

JM, Jim and Nathan, LRRD fabricators/prototypers, at River Rally 2013. Nathan, Jim, JM and I spent last weekend exhibiting our Em2 at the River Network’s annual River Rally. We met people from all over the country who are dedicated to river conservation — a...