Lanka Hydraulic Institute Ltd (LHI), cherishing its over 30 years of continuing service in the country’s export sector, has won Gold in the recently concluded 24th annual NCE Export Awards Ceremony.
Being a major player in the consultancy business in the services export sector, LHI has continuously been honoured with Silver and Bronze for last seven years and this is the first time the company has achieved the coveted Gold. In honouring LHI’s outstanding accomplishments in the engineering field, the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) also conferred LHI the Engineering Excellence Award in the past.
LHI specializes in coastal engineering, inland water and urban water and drainage services. Equipped with a state-of-the-art hydraulics laboratory and a wide variety of in-house expertise, LHI provides consultancy services in port planning and design, field investigations and numerical and physical modelling of coastal/inland water structures, etc. Since its inception, LHI has conducted over 350 projects in Sri Lanka
All its processes are streamlined, quality assured and in accordance with ISO 9001:2008. LHI’s services are proudly relied upon by a number of international clients in Algeria, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Brunei, Eritrea, France, India, Iran, the Maldives, Mauritius, Oman, Senegal, South Korea and the UAE.
During the fiscal year 2015/16, LHI has successfully completed several foreign projects including: resort development in North Male Atoll (Maldives), shore protection in East of Mostaganem Port (Algeria), physical model studies of six fishery harbours (Oman), numerical modelling for artificial resort island project (Maldives) and hydraulic model studies for a pleasure port development in Tlemcen (Algeria).
Prioritising its commitment to local projects, LHI currently proceeds with more than 10 consultancy projects including, proposed fishery harbour in Wellamankara, salinity barrier across Kalu Ganga, flood study in Deduru Oya, conceptual design of sewerage sea outfall in the DMMC area, etc.
LHI also provides its services on field and modelling investigations for the much focussed Colombo Port City Development Project. In addition, LHI’s long-standing partner – Hydro Marine Ingénierie (HMI) of Algeria – has yet again entrusted LHI for a comprehensive numerical and physical modelling campaign for a fishery harbour project in Sidi
LHI, with its unique potential for export of services, continues to excel in the global market in coastal and inland water sectors. LHI’s key for success is its unmatched technical capabilities coupled with greater flexibility it offers to the clientele.