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World Register of Dams / Registre Mondial des Barrages

World Register of Dams / Registre Mondial des Barrages

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The WRD is the best available data basis on dams in the world and we are constantly striving to better it.

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Bulletin 151

Tropical residual soils as dam foundation and fill material
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Bulletin 154

Dam safety management: Operational phase of the dam life cycle
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Bulletin 164

Internal Erosion of Existing Dams, Levees and Dikes, and their Foundations
Package Bulletins 2016

Package Bulletins 2016

Bulletins' Package: 2016

- Bulletin 146

- Bulletin 148

- Bulletin 157

- Bulletin 166

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Bulletin 168

Recommendations for Operation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation
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Bulletin Preprint - 175

Dam Safety Management: Pre- operational Phases of the Dam Life Cycle
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Bulletin Preprint - 176

Blockage of Spillways and Outlet Works
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Bulletin Preprint - 177

Roller-Compacted Concrete Dams
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Operation of Hydraulic Structures of Dams
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Asphalt Concrete Cores for Embankment Dams
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Dam Surveillance - Lessons learnt from case histories
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Events

Africa2019-Namibia

Africa 2019

Windhoek - Namibia

2-4 April 2019

 

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World Construction Forum 2019

Ljubljana, Slovenia

8-11 April 2019

 

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2019 USSD Conference and Exhibition

Chicago, Illinois -- Hilton Chicago Hotel

8-11 April 2019

 

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18 Deutsches Talsperrensymposium

Leipzig

8-10 May 2019

 

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ICOLD Ottawa 2019

87th Annual Meeting

Ottawa, Canada

9-14 June 2019

 

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15th ICOLD International
Benchmark Workshop on
Numerical Analysis of Dams

Milano, Italy

9-12 September 2019

 

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11th-European-Club-Symposium

11th ICOLD European Club Symposium

Crete, Greece

2-4 October 2019

 

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Better dams for a Better World

July 5, 2017
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With climate change, flood protection provided by dams will be ever more important.

 

Prague (July 5 2017)

 

Climate change is impacting the variability of water resources with more severe and frequent droughts and/or more flood. To lessen the consequences of those events, Dams and Reservoirs are the most efficient solution. That is adaptation. For example, Dams are an essential tool for protecting the populations against the disastrous floods, like those affecting the Czech Republic in 2002 and 2013 with terrible consequences.

 

Climate change also makes urgent the need to develop clean (carbon-free) energies to meet growing needs for power. Fortunately, solar and wind energies are becoming competitive and will be largely developed, provided there is enough energy storage to compensate for their intermittence. The only solution available today for massive storage at a reasonable price is to use reservoirs associated with pumped power stations. Hydropower is also a clean energy in itself. That is mitigation.

 

The services provided by dams (irrigation, hydropower production, water storage, flood protection, leisure…) are equally important for developed and developing countries. In Prague General Assembly, ICOLD will welcome three new countries in its family: Angola, Afghanistan and Bhutan. Thus reaching the mark of 100 country members.

 

ICOLD is working hard to disseminate knowledge through the work of its technical committees, the Science Congresses and Symposiums it organizes. Exemplary of this is the Symposium organized by the Czech National Committee on Large Dams today, on “knowledge-base dam engineering”.

 

 

You will find photos of the 85 Annual Meeting on Social Medias:

 

https://www.facebook.com/icoldcigb

https://www.instagram.com/icoldcigb/

 

 

 

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