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 Internal erosion Back to top 

Locating the leakage route at Torside Reservoir using the Willowstick AquaTrack system
Author(s): VO Kofoed, KD Gardiner & AA George
Paper no. 17
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Assessing the vulnerability of a typical British embankment dam to internal erosion
Author(s): R Bridle
Paper no. 30
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Progress in assessing internal erosion
Author(s): AJ Brown & RC Bridle
Paper no. 33
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Defra research into internal erosion
Author(s): AJ Brown & JD Gosden
Paper no. 34
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Possible indicators of internal erosion prone dams comprising broadly graded materials
Author(s): H Ronnqvist
Paper no. 48
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 Dam break analysis and risk assessment Back to top 

Application of the Interim Guide to Quantitative Risk Assessment across multiple dam owners by multiple Jacobs offices
Author(s): AJ Brown, G Yarwood, S King & JD Gosden
Paper no. 13
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The influence of infrastructure embankments on the consequences of dam failure
Author(s): AJ Brown, A Chapman, JD Gosden & FJB Smith
Paper no. 14
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Reservoir flood plans - towards implementation
Author(s): IM Hope & AK Hughes
Paper no. 26
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Assessing dam breach hazard in Cyprus
Author(s): TD Blyth, K Kyrou & S Patsali
Paper no. 39
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Dambreak and emergency planning: meeting end user needs
Author(s): M Morris, F Buijs & A Hughes
Paper no. 45
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A step change in reservoir safety management: Quantitative Risk Assessment and its strategic implications
Author(s): AJ Brown, JR Claydon & JD Gosden
Paper no. 47
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 Design, analysis and monitoring Back to top 

Spillway gate design features which can cause vibration
Author(s): J Lewin
Paper no. 12
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A method of mitigating tree blockage to bridges on a spillway
Author(s): MJ Wearing, R Baker & IC Carter
Paper no. 21
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Recent advances in the numerical modelling of embankment dams
Author(s): N Kovacevic, DM Potts & PR Vaughan
Paper no. 37
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Development of an integral system for dam and landslide monitoring based on distributed fibre optic technology
Author(s): R Hoepffner, J Singer, K Thuro & M Aufleger
Paper no. 48
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Nonlinear seismic assessment of lightly reinforced concrete intake towers
Author(s): R Sabatino, AJ Crewe, WE Daniell & CA Taylor
Paper no. 41
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 2007 storms and UK reservoir safety issues Back to top 

The Defra research programme and its management
Author(s): AK Hughes
Paper no. 8
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The implications of the 2007 summer storms for UK reservoir safety
Author(s): AL Warren & EJ Stewart
Paper no. 36
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Ulley Reservoir and high velocity spillway flows
Author(s): JL Hinks, PJ Mason & JR Claydon
Paper no. 28
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Supervising Engineer's account and reflections on a major reservoir safety incident
Author(s): DM Crook, P Kelham, D Phillips and I Machin
Paper no. 46
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The safety of small British reservoirs
Author(s): CA Goff & AL Warren
Paper no. 15
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Investigation of potential reservoirs
Author(s): CA Goff & IM Hope
Paper no. 23
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Post-incident reporting: learning from experience to promote reservoir safety
Author(s): LJ Hamilton-King, IM Hope & AL Warren
Paper no. 25
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The application of the Mines and Quarries (Tips) and the Reservoirs Acts
Author(s): M Cambridge
Paper no. 43
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 Construction, remedial works and discontinuance Back to top 

Bradford area reservoirs' group - Flood routing remedial works at Leeming, Doe Park and Hewenden Reservoirs
Author(s): M Airey & G Carruthers
Paper no. 1
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Remedial works at Sutton Bingham Reservoir
Author(s): J Welbank, R Soloman, JL Hinks, G Green & R Phillips
Paper no. 2
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Llwyn-on Reservoir scour valve refurbishment
Author(s): JM Lewthwaite, D Richmond, AR Beever & AK Hughes
Paper no. 3
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The repair of Llyn Morwinion Dam
Author(s): SR Hickman, AK Hughes & LS Davies
Paper no. 6
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The discontinuance of dams - it's not easy and it can be expensive!
Author(s): AK Hughes, A Evans and R Galloway
Paper no. 10
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The staged construction of Imang Dam
Author(s): MJ Hill, IC Carter, I Davison & R Bridle
Paper no. 16
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Inoperable reservoir valves - why wait for the inspection?
Author(s): P Enston
Paper no. 20
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Queen Mary and King George V Reservoirs emergency draw down schemes
Author(s): B Philpott, Y Oyeyemi & J Sawyer
Paper no. 22
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A new geomembrane system in construction of fill dams: concepts and 2 case histories
Author(s):AM Scuero & GL Vaschetti
Paper no. 27
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Rutland habitats - design of reservoirs for environmental habitat benefits
Author(s): JR Foster, AM Kirby & S Swan
Paper no. 29
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Reservoir repair and upgrade: still the same issues?
Author(s): A Dodd
Paper no. 35
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Decommissioning, discontinuation and abandonment of dams: is there a case for a national strategy?
Author(s): CS McCulloch
Paper no. 38
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Clunie Dam anchoring works
Author(s): AW Gregory, AE Henderson, KC Henderson & P Nowak
Paper no. 44
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