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New book on floods and flood risk management

A new book (in two volumes) on flood risk and flood risk management is available at ISTE editions                     Volume 1  risk knowledge: http://www.iste.co.uk/book.php?id=1210 Volume 2 risk management: http://www.iste.co.uk/book.php?id=1257

A new issue of our Newsletter

A new issue of our newsletter is available here : https://lfd-eurcold.irstea.fr/index.php/wg-newsletter/ I want to thank all the editorial team and the contributors. I hope you will find reading it interesting. Don’t hesitate to disseminate it to all your contacts (inside and outside of ICOLD) who are interested in levees and flood defences. Please send us …

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Photos from ICOLD Prague meeting

  Many pictures from the Prague ICOLD meeting are on ICOLD’s facebook page (click here). NB : the link is not active on the home page. When on the home page, click on “View full post” or “Read more” button first

3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping 6-8 June 2018, UK

Only a few days left to submit an abstract to this interesting conference (deadline 13 September 2017). See web site http://www.protections2018.org/ for details. Extract from the homepage: The increasing demand for dam, levee and seawall safety and flood protection has motivated new research and advancements and a greater need for cost-effective measures in overtopping protection …

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A new Technical Committe in ICOLD : “Levees”

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to inform you of the creation of a Technical Committee “Levees” within ICOLD. The General Assembly of ICOLD voted and approved this creation during its meeting last Friday (07/07) in Prague, at the 2017 annual meeting. This excellent news for the international Levees and Flood Defences community is the result …

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WG meeting in Prague (07/07/2017)

Our Working Group will hold its meeting on Friday, July 7, during the ICOLD Meeting and in the same venue thanks to the help of the local organizing committee. Apologies to members not being able to attend the meting at this date. The formal meeting will be held during the morning (9:00-12:30), the afternoon (13:30-17:00) will be a …

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USSD Conference

Dear all, here is a message from our colleagues in USSD. Unfortunately the page layout is lost when copying in the post. There are several levee related activities planned during the whole conference week. Best regards, Rémy     The 2017 USSD Annual Conference and Exhibition starts in just 41 days! From April 3-7, 2017 …

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WG meeting in Lyon: a success

The second Working Group meeting, in Irstea’s Lyon office on the 17 October 2016, has been quite a success. We had 29 attendants from 10 countries. In the morning we had 9 technical and scientific presentations. The formal WG meeting was held in the afternoon. Minutes will be disseminated in the next two weeks. Thanks …

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Working Group meeting : Lyon, 17 October 2016

  A working group meeting will be held in Lyon, on Monday, October 17th, 2016, beginning the week of the FLOODrisk2016 international conference. A draft agenda is available and has been sent to the working group members, asking them to confirm their attendance. Non members wanting to participate need to get in touch with the …

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Vienna 2018 ICOLD Congress

The next ICOLD Congress (2018) will be held in Vienna (Austria).  As you already know, a question regarding levees has been introduced in the program, and it is of utmost importance to demonstrate at this occasion to the whole dam community that levees is a natural topic linked to its activities. See: http://icoldaustria2018.com/ We strongly encourage our members to …

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Prague 2017 ICOLD Meeting

The next ICOLD Annual Meeting (2017) will be held in Prague (Czech Republic).  Abstracts can be submitted up to September 15th. See: http://www.icold2017.cz/en/call-for-abstracts We strongly encourage our members to present an abstract in relation to levees and flood defences. Please let the group know if you submit such a paper, by sending an email to Marcel Bottema …

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FLOODrisk 2016 conference program

The FLOODrisk 2016 conference program is now online. See http://floodrisk2016.net/programme/

Levee ICOLD question

An important news for our levees and flood defenses woking group! Here is the message sent on Monday, May 23rd to the WG members : Dear Member of the EURCOLD Working Group on Levees and Flood Defences,   during our start-up meeting last year, we mentioned the importance of having the topic of levees on …

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2016 Working Group meeting

Our WG meeting in 2016 will be held on October 17th in Lyon (France). More details soon. The next days, also in Lyon, will be the international FLOODrisk conference.

FLOODrisk international conference

The 3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management will be held in Lyon (France) on 17th – 21st October 2016. Registration is now open. http://floodrisk2016.net/. FLOODrisk 2016 will explore research advances in flood risk analysis and innovations in flood risk management practice. The conference will consider all aspects of flood risk and will cover the causes …

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European Club of ICOLD Symposium

In 25-30 October 2016, the 10th ICOLD European Club Symposium will be held in Antalya (Turkey).

ICOLD meeting 2016 Johannesburg, South Africa

84th ICOLD meeting will be held in Johannesburg, South Arica, 15-20 May 2016. A report of our WG activities have been produced and will be presented during the meeting of the European Club.