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What is BDS?

The British Dam Society (BDS) 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.

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BDS Conference 2022 - Registration Now Open

The British Dam Society 21st Biennial Conference will be held at the University of Nottingham (Jubilee Campus) from Wednesday 14th until Saturday 17th September 2022. Registration is now open.

BDS Conference – Registration opens soon

The British Dam Society 21st Biennial Conference will be held at the University of Nottingham (Jubilee Campus) from Wednesday 14th until Saturday 17th September 2022.

Registration for this event will open at 6am on Tuesday 5th July 2022 and close on Friday 12th August 2022 (midnight).

Next BDS Evening Meeting

The next evening meeting will be on Monday 11th July. This meeting will be an ICOLD Technical Committee Update. Short Presentations will be given by representatives of six technical committees regarding recent developments including new or emerging ICOLD bulletins.

BDS 21st Biennial Conference

Final arrangements for the next BDS conference are being made (University of Nottingham - 14th to 17th September 2022). We are hoping to open registration for the conference during next week. A separate email will be sent out when the registration website goes live. 

National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Strategy

The Environment Agency has published its Roadmap for the National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Strategy for England. A copy can be found here.

Events

BDS Event:- ICOLD Technical Committees Update

Date: 11 July 2022
18:00 - 19:30

Location: ICE, One Great George Street

ICOLD Event:- 28th meeting of the European Working Group on Internal Erosion

Date: 18 - 21 July 2022

Location: University of Sheffield

External Event:- XX Technical Dam Control International Conference

Date: 12 - 15 September 2022

Location: Chorzow, Poland

BDS Event:- BDS 21st Biennial Conference

Date: 14 - 17 September 2022

Location: University of Nottingham

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