The International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) is an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to promote the exchange of knowledge and information about dam engineering. ICOLD leads the profession in setting standards and guidelines to ensure that dams are built and operated safely, efficiently, economically, and are environmentally sustainable and socially equitable. ICOLD currently has more than 101 National Committees and nearly 10,000 individual members around the world.
ICOLD holds an Annual Meeting where representatives from member countries discuss technical, economic and administrative issues. In addition, every three years the Committee organises a Symposium where novel topics related to dam engineering are presented and discussed.
Due to COVID-19, the Congress scheduled for 2020 in New Delhi (India) has been postponed to April 2023. However, The Indian National Committee on Large Dams (INCOLD) has organised a Hybrid Symposium (virtual and physical) about Sustainable Development of Dams and River Basins, which will be held between the 24 and the 27 February.
Dr. Mohamed Hassan of HR Wallingford will present on Wednesday 24th and Saturday 27th two papers related to the EMBREA and EMBREA-MUD tools, which were used to simulate the failure of the dams included in DAMSAT. The presentations will be available to ICOLD delegates and can be accessed via the following link.
For more information about the event, please visit the INCOLD 2021 web page.