The British Dam Society
A growing, inclusive and vibrant society; sharing knowledge and improving reservoir safety

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BDS have established links with several universities and our members have given presentations to various undergraduate and post graduate courses.

Recent and planned presentations include:

  • BDS and the Safety of Usoy Dam
  • Geotechnical aspects of the Upper Thames Reservoir
  • British Waterways reservoirs
  • The Social impacts of Dams

If you would like someone from BDS to provide input to your university course, please get in touch with our University Liaison Officer to discuss how we might help. The University Liaison Officer can be contacted using the email links on the Contact BDS page.

Our members represent the full spectrum of the dams and reservoirs industry from research consultants to engineering contractors and consultants, the major water companies, and the Environment Agency. We welcome enquiries on research and development in our industry and will try to assist with work shadowing and placements if appropriate and possible.