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Innovation in dams, London

Event organised by The British Dam Society

Date
12 March 2018
Time
18:00 - 20:00 GMT
Location
Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London
London, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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Overview

The presentation theme is Innovation in Dam Engineering and Construction during the last 30 years. Dam business is believed to be rather conservative, mainly due to the critical impact of large dams on public safety.

However, a lot of major innovations have been made in various fields over this time; including Concrete dams, Embankment dams, spillway design and watertight barrier design. New trends in the function of dams will also be discussed. As a conclusion, the need for further innovations will be pointed out and obstacles will be analysed.

For more information please contact:

Shelly-Ann Russell