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 Implementation and operation of UK reservoir legislation Back to top 

Reservoir safety - are things improving?
Author(s): AK Hughes
Paper no. 29
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Development of the requirements for flood plans under the Reservoirs Act 1975 (as amended)
Author(s): AJ Brown & JD Gosden
Paper no. 37
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A new incident reporting system for UK dams
Author(s): AL Warren & IM Hope
Paper no. 3
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Reservoir hazard analysis & flood mapping for contingency planning
Author(s): JL Ackers, RV Pether & FR Tarrant
Paper no. 44
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Impact of the Controlled Activities Regulations on dam construction, maintenance and operation in Scotland
Author(s): CW Berry & KMH Barr
Paper no. 31
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 Hydraulics and hydrology Back to top 

Improved reservoir level assessment through the mathematical modelling of weir crest coefficients
Author(s): P Mason, K Dempster & J Powell
Paper no. 6
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Yuvacik Dam: improvements to dam operation utilising an integrated atmospheric-hydrological model
Author(s): T Gezgin, A Unal Sorman, Aynur Sensoy Sorman & A Arda Sorman
Paper no. 14
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Water management at Dinorwig pumped-storage power station
Author(s): MI Bailes & OP Williams
Paper no. 39
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Boscastle and North Cornwall floods, August 2004: implications for dam engineers
Author(s): R Bettess & V Bain
Paper no. 24
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Reconstruction of the Znojmo Dam - practical application of hydraulic research
Author(s): V Stara, M Spano & J Sulc
Paper no. 34
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 Internal erosion Back to top 

Identifying leakage paths in earthen embankments
Author(s): V Kofoed, J Montgomery & K Gardiner
Paper no. 11
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Is internal erosion detectable?
Author(s): J Dornstadter, D Dutton, A Fabritius & P Heidinger, Paper no. 43
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Leakage investigations at Lower Carno Dam
Author(s): A Rowland & A Powell
Paper no. 45
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Comparison of methods used to determine the probability of failure due to internal erosion in embankment dams
Author(s): M Eddleston & IC Carter
Paper no. 51
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In search of the perfect geotextile/geocomposite filter for retro-fitting old embankment dams
Author(s): M Eddleston, H Taylor, N Robinson & A Binns
Paper no. 52
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 Planning and design Back to top 

Wave surcharge on long narrow reservoirs - a reality check
Author(s): A Kirby & K Dempster
Paper no. 9
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The Kielder Water Scheme: the last of its kind?
Author(s): CS McCulloch
Paper no. 10
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Glendoe hydroelectric scheme, optimisation and dam selection
Author(s): M Seaton & J Sawyer
Paper no. 16
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Assiut Barrage, to rehabilitate or to rebuild
Author(s): TJF Hill
Paper no. 7
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 Risk Assessment and dam break analysis Back to top 

Preliminary feedback on the Interim Guide to Quantitative Risk Assessment for UK reservoirs, 2004
Author(s): AJ Brown & JD Gosden
Paper no. 36
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Quantitative Risk Assessment in practice
Author(s): J Gosden & D Dutton
Paper no. 41
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FLOODsite (Integrated Flood Risk Analysis and Management Methodologies) - Research relevant to the dams industry?
Author(s): MW Morris & PG Samuels
Paper no. 21
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Numerical tools for dam break risk asessment: validation and application to the largest complex of dams
Author(s): BJ Dewals, S Erpicum, P Archambeau, S Detrembleur & M Pirotton
Paper no. 22
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Failure impact assessment of a mine site flood levee in Australia
Author(s): R Pether
Paper no. 46
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 Refurbishment, construction and maintenance Back to top 

Refurbishing and upgrading old spillway gate installations
Author(s): J Lewin, GM Ballard & P To
Paper no. 5
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Investigation and rehabilitation of Chardara Dam spillway
Author(s): JH Meldrum
Paper no. 8
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Application of modern grouting technology to remedial works on dams
Author(s): AK Hughes & CT Kettle
Paper no. 30
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Emergency underwater rehabilitation of the Poti Main Diversion Weir, Georgia
Author(s): L Spasic-Gril
Paper no. 20
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Barrow Compensation Reservoir grouting works
Author(s): A Warren, C Hunt & M Atyeo
Paper no. 2
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Reservoir safety and refurbishment works at Severn Trent Water's Howden, Derwent and Linacre Reservoirs
Author(s): SA Robertson
Paper no. 17
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Management of siltation at Hillsborough Dam, Tobago
Author(s): DA Bruggemann & JD Gosden
Paper no. 19
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Desiccation assessment in puddle clay cores
Author(s): A Kilby & A Ridley
Paper no. 13
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The failure of the Mostiste embankment dam
Author(s): J Riha & J Svancara
Paper no. 27
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Construction of three RCC dams forming part of the Ghatghar pumped storage project in India
Author(s): VC Shelke, MRH Dunstan, JL Hinks & T Zelenka
Paper no. 6
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Lightweight fill in dam remediation - a case study
Author(s): KMH Barr
Paper no. 33
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The influence of inspection & monitoring on the phased construction of the Barragem de Cerro do Lobo
Author(s): M Cambridge & M Oliveira Toscano
Paper no. 35
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