Roddy Henderson



B. Eng. (Civil) (Hons), M.Sc. (Resource Management)


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Roddy has a BE (Civil) and MSc (Resource Management) from the University of Canterbury. He has worked in the field of hydrology for more than 40 years. In that time he has been involved in research into channel erosion processes, high intensity rainfall in the Southern Alps, estimation of hydrological parameters in ungauged basins, revision of flood frequency estimation methods for New Zealand, and quality assurance of hydrological data. His many commercial projects involving hydrological data analysis and simulation, are generally either related to hydro-power projects (new and existing), flood and low flow frequency analysis, water supply systems, or estimation in locations with little or no data. He has prepared and presented 20 briefs of evidence as an expert witness to regional council hearings and the Environment Court.