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Lunch and Learn: Dams do fail - hopefully not in my back garden, Webinar

10 February, 2017 | 13:00 - 14:00

Teton Dam failure, Idaho © www.waterarchives.org
Teton Dam failure, Idaho © www.waterarchives.org

About this event

The talk will cover the development of legislation in the UK and a number of the failures that have occurred. The talk will bring the listener right up to date with the changes in legislation that resulted from Sir Michael Pitt's review but will also highlight that incidents, accidents and failures are still occurring. The ways in which major companies are investing to prevent failure will be outlined but again the problems of small privately owned dams and of succession planning and training will be discussed.


Dr Andy Hughes BSc (Hons) PhD DMS CEng FICE FCIWEM
Director of Dams & Water Resources

Atkins Fellow Visiting Professor in Dam Engineering - Bristol University Chairman - British Dam Society Infrastructure.

Lunch and Learn

ICE's Friday Lunch and Learn series is an exciting and varied programme of talks delivered online. Boost your CPD record in your lunch hour and hear industry-experts present on a range of projects of national significance.