CDA/ACB eBulletin
May 2015 mai

ICOLD issues three new technical bulletins

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The International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) has issued three new technical bulletins. These bulletins are available for CDA members via the CDA website, or may be purchased from ICOLD.
Bulletin 149
Role of dams on the development and management of river basins
Dams are tools for the management of water resources in rivers basins. Integrated river basin planning and management needs elaborate decision taking processes and stakeholder participation in different stages. Good management for sustainable development is the goal with all of its social, environmental and economic dimensions. 

Bulletin 152
Cost savings in specific dams
This bulletin aims to help you to identify and mitigate factors detrimental to cost savings. It also presents technical opportunities for innovation and cost savings in the design of high and low dams built in usual conditions. 

Bulletin 156
Integrated flood risk management
Integrated flood risk management for people assigned technically or managerially in charge with the task of flood management and control. Without giving preference for any method, the bulletin describes the fundamental knowledge needed for flood management according to the current state-of-the art and helps selecting the most appropriate design and implementation strategy.


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