Next BDS meeting: BDS Prize / Photo Competition

This evening's BDS meeting will be the BDS Prize Evening, which will start at 6pm.

PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will be an online event only. The ICE requires that all online attendees register in advance of the event. Online viewing links will then be emailed to you prior to the event. You can register for this event here:

Five papers have been selected from the entries to the BDS Prize Competition which is open to BDS members under 35 years of age. The submitted papers (2,500 words) are on a topic of dam engineering relating to the author's experience in reservoir research, design, construction, operation, maintenance, or supervision. The following entries will be presenting their papers (10 minutes) and answering questions for the judges and online participants.

  • Emma Bullen – Arcadis – Managing the dam breach modelling and mapping of reservoirs in Wales.
  • Amy Carter – Arcadis – Drivers for discontinuance: a multi-disciplinary approach to feasibility assessment.
  • Ciara Gill – Jacobs – Forge Mill Flood Storage Area: Lessons learnt.
  • Michael Jack – SSE – Maintaining our dams and contributing towards Net Zero.
  • India Hutchinson – Stantec – Grassholme Reservoir: Northern embankment stabilisation work

The results of the Photo Competition will also be announced during this evening meeting.

It is recommended that Microsoft Edge or Firefox browsers are used to join the event as technical issues have been reported when Chrome has been used.  

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