Category: ICOLD

Reflections on the ICOLD LE TC meeting September 2020

The ICOLD Levees Technical Committee (LE TC) 2020 met over the last three days of September for our 2020 meeting. These are some of my personal reflections. The current restrictions in response to COVID19 were overcome by having a teleconference on each of the days. I think the importance of Levees worldwide was seen by …

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ICOLD Meeting 2020 New Delhi

UPDATE (4 March) : the meeting has been postponed due to the Coronavirus epidemic. The new dates are: Sat. 26 Sept. – Th. 01 Oct. 2020. The dates for the WG workshop and meeting are on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th respectively. The 2020 ICOLD meeting will be in New Delhi, India, from 4 to 10 …

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New issue of our LFD WG newsletter

Hello we have  issued a new issue of our Levees and Flood Defences  Working Group  newsletter. You can find it available for download on our website. It concentrates on the different levees related conferences of this year: the ICOLD annual meeting, the ECSMGE conference, and the EUCOLD symposium. It also includes a special feature presenting …

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EUCOLD 2019 Symposium

We encourage all our members to attend the EUCOLD Symposium on October 2-4  (https://www.eurcold2019.com) and particularly the two days organized  by our WG (https://www.eurcold2019.com/eucold-wg-lfd) on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 Please also disseminate this information among your contacts interested in levees and flood defences.

Deadline to submit abstracts for EUCOLD symposium

Last days to send an abstract for the 11th ICOLD European Club Symposium. Deadline is Monday 18th February 2019. All topics refer to all dams – large and small, reservoirs, levees and flood defenses. Important Dates Abstracts Submission (300 words max) Monday 18th February 2019 Abstracts Acceptance Friday 15th March 2019 Full Paper Submission (10 pages max) Monday …

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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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A new issue of our Newsletter

A new issue of our newsletter is available here : https://lfd-eurcold.inrae.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

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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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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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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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.