Dredging Research Ltd (DRL) is a dredging consultancy that was founded in 1989 to provide an advisory and research service to all sectors of the dredging and reclamation industry.

Our Clients include consulting engineers, dredging contractors, environmental scientists, government departments, port authorities and scientific institutes in numerous countries throughout the world. DRL is a Corporate Member of the Central Dredging Association and takes an active role in the dissemination of quality information on dredging and dredging-related activities.

We carry out practical research in dredging and its environmental effects. DRL has a sister company, DRL Software Ltd, which markets the products of our research into suspended sediment measurement and allied activities.

The firm is also a member of Inland Waters Consultants, an association of companies advising on the rehabilitation and development of inland waters and waterways.