Research and analysis

Modes of dam failure and monitoring and measuring techniques

Findings from a scoping study into modes of failure of dams and failure of monitoring techniques and monitoring and measuring methods for embankment dams.

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Modes of dam failure and monitoring and measuring techniques

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Modes of dam failure and monitoring and measuring techniques

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Details

This new report identifies the needs of the industry for further research on modes of dam failure and monitoring and measuring techniques. It also provides resevoir safety personnel with a list and definitons of the various hazards and modes of failure.

Published 1 August 2011