CDA/ACB Gazette
Klohn Crippen Berger
Geniglace Inc.
CDA News / Nouvelles de l'ACB

Spring is coming and with that comes a great opportunity for a fresh start. Our newsletter has a new name!

In our last edition, we asked you to help us rename our newsletter. You weighed in and voted on your favourite name, and the new name is: 

Thank you to everyone who voted!


 L’arrivée du printemps est l’occasion idéale pour repartir à neuf. Nous avons rebaptisé notre bulletin!

Dans notre dernier numéro, nous vous avons invités à choisir un nouveau nom. Vous avez répondu à l’appel et exprimé votre préférence. Notre bulletin s’appellera désormais :


Merci à tous ceux qui ont voté!


We make monitoring instruments, you make sound decisions
RST Instruments Ltd.
For over 40 years, RST's technologies have enabled iconic infrastructure projects, including ground-breaking dams, tunnels and more. We've grown a reputation for solutions that span the lifecycle of your project, from designing and building to training, installing, inspecting and updating monitoring systems. Our 40,000 square-foot plant has the capacity, the machinery, and the skilled staff to meet long production runs, big orders and tight schedules. That's a legacy worth protecting.
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CDA participated in the virtual ICOLD Symposium on Sustainable Development of Dams and River Basins held in New Delhi, India on February 24th to 27th. The event was postponed from 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and converted to a virtual event. This was the CDA's first participation in a virtual tradeshow booth.
L’ACB a participé au Symposium virtuel sur le développement durable des barrages et des bassins fluviaux à New Delhi, en Inde du 24 au 27 février. Le Symposium avait été reporté en raison de la pandémie COVID-19 et a été converti en évènement virtuel. C’était la première participation de l’ACB à une salle d’exposition virtuelle.
 Did you know? Your CDA membership comes with benefits. Don’t miss out!
 Le saviez-vous? Votre adhésion à l’ACB vous permet de bénéficier d’avantages. Profitez-en!
Knight Piesold Ltd.
Soderholm Maritime Services Inc.
KGS Group
ShapeArray, deformation capture simplified
Measurand Inc.
Measurand’s unique technology, developed over 25 years, makes ShapeArray the only patented monitoring instrument of its kind. Used for monitoring new dam construction and retrofitting existing structures, the ShapeArray gives you a more complete picture of movement with unparalleled resistance to deformation. This automated, inclinometer-style instrument has set a new standard for ease of installation and data collection.
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Events / Événements


Virtual Conference & Exhibition

The organizing committee of CDA 2021 has been busy preparing for the Canadian Dam Association's annual conference in October 2021. Due to the uncertain public health situation that is expected to extend through 2021, this year's conference will be delivered using a fully virtual platform. The planning committee is looking forward to the unique opportunity that this delivery platform provides for reaching a wider audience across the dam industry.

Still accepting Abstracts!


Conférence virtuelle et exposition

Le comité organisateur du congrès 2021 de l’ACB a été très  occupé par la préparation de la conférence d'octobre. En raison de la situation incertaine qui devrait perdurer en 2021 quant à la santé publique, le congrès annuel se tiendra uniquement en mode virtuel. Le comité de planification attend avec impatience l'occasion unique que procure cette plateforme de prestation pour atteindre un public plus vaste à travers l'industrie des barrages.

Appel de soumission de résumés

Major Dam March 2021 banner

In the Webinar we will discuss the emergency response, regulatory compliance and hydrology and hydraulics, structural and geotechnical design, detailed engineering features of the replacement dam, including several innovations during the design process and in the final dam.

Register for webinars here



Major Dam FR 2021

Dans le webinaire, nous discuterons de l'intervention d'urgence, de la conformité réglementaire, de l'hydrologie et de l'hydraulique, de la conception structurelle et géotechnique, des caractéristiques du barrage de remplacement qui incluent plusieurs innovations pendant le processus de conception et dans le barrage final. (en anglais)

Inscription - webinaires

Dominion Divers
ASI Group Limited
Mar 2021
2:00 PM EST
Mar 2021

14h00 HNE
(en anglais)

Experts in Dam Monitoring
Hoskin Scientific Ltd.®
The new cellular HOBO® MicroRX station uses Onset’s own water level sensor to deliver water level and flow monitoring data to cloud-based HOBOlink software. Respond quickly to alarms triggered at time of measurement for water flow and accumulated rainfall and eliminate complicated manual calculations with pre-programmed water flow formulas. Spend more time focusing on results, and less time on configuration and data access.
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