Overtopping protection at Gibson Dam

Overtopping protection at Gibson Dam

The information about this case study has been provided by William Fiedler from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The present document is an extract of the…

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A case study of application of wedge shaped block protection: the spillway of Barriga Dam (Spain)

A case study of application of wedge shaped block protection: the spillway of Barriga Dam (Spain)

The spillway of Barriga Dam (Burgos, Spain) may be considered a singular case study in dam engineering. The spillway has been working successfully during 10 years…

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Protection of rockfill dams with toe berms for moderate unit discharges. Downloadable version (in Spanish)

Protection of rockfill dams with toe berms for moderate unit discharges. Downloadable version (in Spanish)

This thesis is the result of a research project that aimed to define criteria to design rockfill toe protections for existing dams with a highly‐permeable downstream…

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SPANCOLD and BUREAU join the Protections Community

SPANCOLD and BUREAU join the Protections Community

We are proud to communicate that two prestigious institutions as the Spanish National Committee on Large Dams SPANCOLD (Spain) and the Bureau of Reclamation (Department…

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