Adrian Rushworth

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Call for newsletter articles

Issue 3 of the Newsletter has recently been published. The EUCOLD Levee Working Group Newsletter is now looking for article contributions for the 4th issue which will be published later in summer of 2019. We will be looking for articles relating to the engineering, operation, maintenance of Levees… and anything else Levee related that you …

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New Year newsletter

Now it is 2019 it is time to think of the next group newsletter. A lot is happening in the world of Levees and it will be good to share what you have been doing. As a guide articles between a quarter and a whole page work well. Photographs and pictures are useful to bring …

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Assessing and managing the risks of transitions in flood defence infrastructure

  Workshop on  “Assessing and managing the risks of transitions in flood defence infrastructure” The Environment Agency has teamed up with international experts to help risk management authorities to consider the risks associated with transitions in flood defence structures. The international consortium, made up of HR Wallingford, Royal HaskoningDHV, Deltares, IRSTEA and USACE, integrates current …

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Thoughts on ICOLD Congress, Vienna

  photo by Ilze Plomp – van der Sar This was my first ICOLD meeting and was the first formal ICOLD Technical Committee on Levees (TC LE) after it had been setup at the meeting in Prague. Here are a few of my thoughts. Not only was this the first formal meeting of the LE TC …

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