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SANCOLD ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015

 

Dam safety, maintenance & rehabilitation of dams in Southern Africa, Cape Town


1 to 3 September 2015

 

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13th ICOLD International Benchmark Workshop on Numerical Analysis of Dams

 

9 to 11 September 2015

 

at EPFL, Lausanne, in Switzerland

 

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THE 7th International Symposium on
ROLLER COMPACTED CONCRETE (RCC) Dams

 

Chengdu, China
Sept. 24th -25th, 2015

 

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Hydro2015
 

International Conference and Exhibition
at the Bordeaux Convention Centre, France

 

26 - 28 October 2015


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Dams protected Columbia River from negative impacts of climate change

This is a study that anti-dam organizations won’t tell you about. Because it weakens most of their critics portraying dams as powerful agents of river destruction.

That study suggests on the contrary that large dams provide “ecological and engineering resilience” to climate change in the Columbia River basin.

The Canadian journal Atmosphere-Ocean1 published a special issue on the Columbia River Basin. One of the articles looked at the effects of climate warming on stream flow in the headwaters and downstream reaches of seven sub-basins of the Columbia River from 1950 to 2010. Climate change is widely expected to alter stream flow and potentially disrupt water management systems.

 

The Army Corps of Engineers Bonneville Dam contributed

to protect Columbia River from the effects of climate change

 

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3 new bulletins : 156-152 -149 are available

ICOLD released 3 new bulletins

 

Bulletins 156 (by the Committee on dams and floods)

Integrated flood risk management

Bulletin 152 (by the Committee on Cost of Savings in Dam Construction)

Cost of savings in dam construction

Bulletin 149 (by the Committee on the role of dams in the development and management of river basins)

Role of dams on the development and management of river basins. A general review.

 

 

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Role of dams on the development and management of rivers basins.
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Cost savings in specific dams
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Bulletin 156
Integrated flood risk management
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