British Dam Society (BDS)

British Dams(BDS): A growing, inclusive and vibrant society; sharing knowledge and improving reservoir safety

The British Dam Society is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers. It consists of individual and corporate members. It is open to anyone wanting to share experience or knowledge of all aspects of dams and reservoirs.

BDS Latest News

Latest News

Reservoirs Act 1975 (England) - Enforcement Authority's Interpretation of The Supervising Engineer's Statement Requirements > More Info

Message from BDS Chair > More Info

Reservoir Panel Engineer System Cited as Model for Fire Safety in Buildings > More Info

Upcoming events


Seepage Induced Geotechnical Instability
Dates: 31 Aug - 1 Sep 2017
Location: Imperial College, London > More Info

25th Meeting of the ICOLD European Working Group on Internal Erosion
Dates: 4-7 Sep 2017
Location: Delft, Netherlands > More Info