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Chartered surveyors explain it all - Irish Times
Kansas Historical Society surveying water towers - El Dorado Times
Lake Ellsworth project engineers deliver surveying equipment - Surveyequipment.com
British Dam Society
Exists to advance the education of the public and the profession in technical subjects. Includes publications, meetings and events, and student zone.
British Dam Society Related
The British Land Reclamation Society: A multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary organisation concerned with the reclamation, rehabilitation and restoration of land, including contaminated, derelict and abandoned land from mineral working and former urban and industrial uses.
Heritage Society of British Columbia: Aims to conserve historic buildings and other heritage resources. Activities, advice on maintenance and conservation of historic buildings.
Dam Design: Features a range of information for undergraduate studies. Topics include loadings, geology, site investigations, and construction. Compiled by Andrew Graham at Durham University.
Parker Dam: Guide from Desert USA to the deepest dam in the world, built in the 1930s on the Colorado River. Includes history, photographs and visitor information.
Pensacola Dam: Provides a range of photographs and commentary on the history and construction of this 1938 dam located on the Grand river in Oklahoma.
The First Aswan Dam: Describes the work to preserve the momuments and archaeological sites prior to the inundation of Lower Nubia. Includes images from the collections of the Kelsey Museum.
Vajont Dam: On October 9 1963 a landslide caused the reservoir to over-top the dam. Lecture notes by Dave Petley.
Over the Dam Race: A range of details on the race across the largest concrete structure in North America.
Bowersock Dam: Illustrated history from the Bowersock Mills and Power Company.
Hoover Dam: Features a range of topics including the construction of the dam, how it works, a series of articles that explain the history, and a photograph gallery. From the Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region.
New Additions: Structural Engineering - Dams
Climate Control Requires a Dam at the Strait of Gibraltar
Article discusses the climate benefits of building a dam across the straits of Gibraltar. By R. G. Johnson, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota.
Dams and Development
Demonstrate how dams can be used by university teachers and students to explore topics in both environmental studies and development studies. Includes discussions, case studies of selected dam projects, and lists of references to assist ...