Reservoirs in a Changing World

Reservoirs in a Changing World

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This volume is the Proceedings from the 12th International Conference organised by the British Dam Society in September 2002. Reservoir safety is the key theme with many papers on the performance and rehabilitation of dams. The evolution of reservoirs in Ireland and the development of safety legislation in the UK are described. Risk assessment features in a number of papers as a method of assessing the safety of reservoirs. Several papers address the seismic assessment of dams and structures. The performance of upstream asphaltic membranes, in the UK and Ireland, is described along with reference to major remedial works that have been undertaken.It was the first such project to integrate World Bank Operational Directives on resettlement and cultural properties into project design. The Resettlement Action Plan was regarded as the standard for a#39;world best practicea#39; and continues to influence the design of ... Well before the work of the World Commission on Dams , the design of the project covered many of the criteria and guidelines presented in theiranbsp;...

Title:Reservoirs in a Changing World
Author:British Dam Society. Conference, P. Tedd
Publisher:Thomas Telford - 2002


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