Circular Letter nr. 1803

SURVEILLANCE: BASIC ELEMENTS IN A "DAM SAFETY" PROCESS

Bulletin 138

Bulletin 138 is available at a price of 30 Euros per copy (plus VAT at 5.5 per cent for France and EEC purchasers who have not given their VAT identification number). 46 pages, bilingual English/French in six chapters. Illustrated cover. 46 pages.

A "General Approach to Dam Surveillance" is presented here, for owners, managers and other non specialists.

Dam Surveillance is a basic element in Dam Safety processes within the current legal frameworks. It covers a series of complementary and redundant activities, made of visual inspections, dam documentation management, monitoring, equipement checking and testing, and assessment of dam condition and behaviour.

CENTRAL OFFICE