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  • Supplement to the Position Paper on Dams and the Environment book cover

    Supplement to the Position Paper on Dams and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by CIGB ICOLD

    ICOLD Bulletin 159, Supplement to the Position Paper on Dams and the Environment, summarizes the role of dams in the future in the context of the global environmental changes which have become a significant issue in recent years. Global problems such as climate change have impacts on dam safety.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    CRC Press
    ICOLD Bulletins Series

  • Cutoffs for Dams book cover

    Cutoffs for Dams

    1st Edition

    Edited by CIGB ICOLD

    ICOLD Bulletin 150, Cutoffs for Dams, discusses foundation treatment methods using cutoff-type barriers. High emphasis is given to alluvial deposits throughout this document; however, different materials may require cutoff. The construction of cutoffs has made significant advances mainly through…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12
    CRC Press
    ICOLD Bulletins Series

  • ICOLD Dam Decommissioning - Guidelines book cover

    ICOLD Dam Decommissioning - Guidelines

    1st Edition

    Edited by CIGB ICOLD

    Dam decommissioning or dam removal has been increasingly common since the past decade. The reason for considering dam removal may have to do with the safety of dams, high repair costs, high operating and maintenance costs, or effects on fish passage and water quality. However, the decision to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    CRC Press
    ICOLD Bulletins Series

  • Dam Surveillance Guide book cover

    Dam Surveillance Guide

    1st Edition

    Edited by CIGB ICOLD

    Dams are part of human achievements that induce great benefits for society but also bear a potential risk to people, property and the natural environment. The risk of a dam rupture is extremely low and diffi cult to quantify accurately. The aim of ‘Dam surveillance’ (ICOLD Bulletin 158), is to help…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    CRC Press
    ICOLD Bulletins Series

  • Flood Evaluation and Dam Safety book cover

    Flood Evaluation and Dam Safety

    1st Edition

    Edited by CIGB ICOLD

    Hydrology and dams are two fields that are obviously closely related. Four bulletins have so far been published by the Committee: Selection of Design Flood – Current methods, Dams and Floods – Guidelines and cases histories, Role of Dams in Flood Mitigation – A review and Integrated Flood…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    CRC Press
    ICOLD Bulletins Series