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Safe and secure - risk based techniques for dam safety
07 December, 2006
In December 2006, part one of our article on the issues associated with the use of risk based techniques for assessing the safety of dams reported on the potential for dam failures based on past evidence and causes, and assessed the records for dam safety legislation and the classifications the structures are given by countries worldwide. Part two looks at how risk assessment has evolved, studies the public’s attitudes towards dam safety, looks in detail at the concept of risk assessment as applied to dam safety and current practice in its applications, and touches on the issue of dam security

Safe and secure - risk-based techniques for dam safety
17 November, 2006
In part one of a two-part piece, C. Richard Donnelly discusses issues associated with the use of risk based techniques for assessing the safety of dams

Baglihar threatens Indus deal
12 September, 2006
Neil Ford reports on how India's Baglihar dam project could impact the 1960 Indus Water Treaty

Slovakian developments
13 April, 2006
Miroslav B. Liska details the past, present and future of hydro developments in Slovakia

Carbon finance opportunities
12 April, 2006
The current status of the new carbon market presents excellent funding opportunities for energy companies developing new hydroelectricity projects, explains Ruth Whittington

Five years on - impacts of the WCD
20 January, 2006
WWF has released a document which takes a look at how the World Commission on Dams report has impacted the dam community five years after its release. Carrieann Davies talked to the report’s author, Ute Collier, and discovered why WWF feels that some dams are failing to meet the WCD’s recommendations

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