IWP&DC spoke to Brian Selby of GE and Ajay Sharma of Entura to talk about their involvement in projects across Asia
Following a successful trial, the British Dam Society (BDS) is about to launch its highly anticipated mentoring scheme. This scheme is aimed to encourage aspiring dam engineers working within the UK dam industry to develop their skills and knowledge to the required level for application to either the Supervising Engineers Panel or the All Reservoirs Panel, responsible for statutory inspections and other functions under UK reservoir legislation.
Looking through a different lens
Canadian perspectives of modernising the Columbia River Treaty were highlighted in a recent webinar organised by the POLIS Water Sustainability Project
Working at height: tips for safety
There were 35 fatal injuries to workers were due to falls from height in 2017/18 in the UK alone, according to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) statistics. The potential risks associated with working at height are plain to see, but thorough preparation and close attention to detail has and will continue to help reduce this figure. Matthew Bailey, Divisional Manager, Inspection and Certification, at HCL Safety, offers his top tips to consider before working at height, and explains why professional inspection and certification can contribute to safer working.
Paradigm shift for sediment management
Sameh A. Kantoush and Tetsuya Sumi from Kyoto University in Japan assess how sediment management can be improved basin wide