Category: Working Group

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.

Call for contributions for the 4th Edition of the Levee Working Group Newsletter!

We are looking for articles relating to the engineering, operation, maintenance of Levees… and anything else Levee related that you think will be of interest, for the 4th edition of the Levee Working Group Newsletter. Article length should be around 500 words or less, and include a photo, map or diagram. The Newsletter will be …

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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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Newsletter issue 03 (April 2019)

A new issue of our LFD WG newsletter is available on the dedicated page of our web site : https://lfd-eurcold.inrae.fr/index.php/wg-newsletter/ Thanks to the editorial team, particularly Sam Leonard and Adrian Rushworth of the UK Environment Agency and also to to all contributors.

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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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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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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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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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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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.