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ICOLD President‘s New Year 2017 Message

Dear colleagues and friends of ICOLD representing the National Committees, I wish you the best Season’s Greetings and a Happy New Year and hope that your personal wishes and professional expectations will become true also in 2017

Professor Emeritus Ray W. Clough passed away

I have just learned that Ray W. Clough, who was co-author of the still valid and widely used ICOLD Bulletin 52 "Earthquake Analysis Procedures for Dams, State-of-the-Art" (1986), has passed away a month ago.

Criteria for the selection of dam types in areas of high seismicity

Strong earthquakes are multi-hazard events, which can affect large dams in different ways. The main hazards are: ground shaking; active or potentially active faults

Registrations for the 3rd International Workshop ‘PKW 2017’

Registrations for the 3rd International Workshop on Labyrinth and Piano Key Weirs - 22-24 February 2017 – Qui Nhon, Vietnam are now opened

Bangkok admits inability to regulate new Lao dam

THE WATER Resources Department has admitted it is beyond the Thai government’s power to challenge the Pak Beng Dam project in Laos and the only way to review the project is through the Mekong River Commission (MRC).

Technical Design of the Lai Chau Hydropower Project is awarded by ACECC

Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council (ACECC) is an organization of Civil Engineering Associations of Asia – Pacific countries. There are 13 members from USA, Philippines, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Vietnam, Mongolia, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal.

Condolences to New Zealand Colleagues

We have no words to express how deeply sorry we are to hear about Dr. Noel Trustrum’s passing. He is an outstanding expert, a DDCSI Project’s founder

Agricultural water service pricing & PPP models

Throughout Asia the past decade has seen increasing concerns about the sustainability of the costly physical infrastructure for water’s control and about the emerging scarcity of water due to the growing demand and competing uses

Agricultural Water Service Pricing

Annually irrigated agriculture extracts (consumes) about 70% to 90% of the world’s blue water for about 20% of the arable land and contributes up to 40% of world’s food supply

Vietnam Vice PM's Welcome Message
The ICOLD Committee on “Dams for Hydroelectric Energy”
Prof. Jinsheng JIA’ s Letter
Long report of the Int. Symposium “ASIA 2008” on “Water Resources & Renewable Energy Development in Asia”.
Welcome to Vietnam! Bienvenu au Vietnam!
Advanced Technology of "Tyco Water".
Vietnam Country Update & Hydro Power Development Plant
H.E. Vice Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai at the Opening Ceremony of the Symposium “ASIA 2008 -Water Resources & Renewable Energy Development in Asia”
Address of H.E. Vice Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai at the Opening Ceremony of the Symposium "ASIA 2008"
Long-term Cooperation between VNCOLD & CHINCOLD
Some images of Son La Hydropower Project.
Ham Thuan - Da Mi Hydropower Project.
VNCOLD Central Officers.
Interaction between morphology change & salinity distribution in the Dinh An Estuary, Vietnam.
Dinh Binh (Vietnam) RCC Dam.
Flood Mitigation Strategy for Sustainability in Vietnam.
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