British Dam Society
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The UK is an active member of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), contributing to the development of bulletins via the various ICOLD Technical Committees. This evening event will consist of a series of short presentations from the UK representatives of these technical committees. These talks will provide updates on recent developments with a brief overview of any new or emerging ICOLD bulletins.
|David Littlemore||Recent changes to the ICOLD Board
Current technical committee vacancies
Future ICOLD events
|Viktor Pavlov Costain||Committee C: Hydraulics for Dams
Introduction to Bulletin 176 (‘Blockage of reservoir outlets by floating debris’) and updates on a new bulletin on the structural design of spillway chutes.
|Jonathan Simm HR Wallingford Adrian Rushworth Environment Agency||Committee LE: Levees
Overview of draft bulletins on ‘Levees around the world’ and ‘Comparison of dams and levees’.
|Andrew Pepper Independent||Committee O: World Register on Dams
Update on the register and recent developments
|Ian Hope Severn Trent||Committee Q: Dam SurveillanceUpdate on latest committee activities and testing by Vattenfall / Lulea University of a new dam in Sweden.|
|Alan Warren Mott MacDonald||Committee S: Flood Evaluation & Dam Safety
Update on three bulletins at varying stages of development.
|Kyle McLean Mott MacDonald||Committee ZX2: Young Engineers
Update on current initiatives and recent activities.
British Dam Society
ICE invites you to our online Knowledge Café. This event is designed for our regional and International members, as well as those who were unable to attend our first Knowledge Café event in London.
Join us for free engineering fun for young people aged 6 - 14 years old!
PHEW trip on the Union Canal from Linlithgow to The Falkirk Wheel, to mark the bicentenary of the opening of the Canal. The day trip will include several of the significant engineering structures on the canal.