ICOLD Releases 3 New Bulletins
CDA members are encouraged to review three new ICOLD bulletins:
Bulletin 156 – Integrated Flood Risk Management
This bulletin by the Committee on Dams and Floods aims to describe the fundamental knowledge needed for state-of-the-art flood management and to provide help in selecting the most appropriate design and implementation strategy, based on basin-specific characteristics and the framework of integrated flood risk management.
Bulletin 152 – Cost of Savings in Dam Construction
Devoted to cost savings in dams, this bulletin was prepared by the Committee on Cost of Savings in Dam Construction. Part 1 discusses identifying and mitigating existing factors that are detrimental to cost savings. Part 2 reviews technical opportunities for innovation and cost savings.
Bulletin 149 – Role of Dams on the Development and Management of River Basins
Prepared by the Committee on by the Committee on the Role of Dams in the Development and Management of River Basins, the aim of this bulletin is to explain the role of dams in the development of river basins.