ANCOLD Technical Working Groups

ANCOLD members may participate in the work of a variety of ANCOLD technical working groups.  Technical working groups prepare reports and papers for publication by ANCOLD.  They also assist ICOLD technical committees in preparing ICOLD Bulletins. Technical working group activities are summarised below.  Contact the convenor listed for more information about their work.

All current guidelines are available for purchase via the online shopping cart on the Guidelines page.

Working Group Convenors can be contacted via the secretariat;

ANCOLD Secretariat
Address: 227 Harrington Street, Hobart, Tasmania, AUSTRALIA, 7000
Phone: +61 3 6234 7844
Fax: +61 3 6234 5958

2017 Working Group Report Updates (extracted from the 2016/17 ANCOLD Annual Report)

Dam Instrumentation & Monitoring Systems (Watching Brief)

Guidelines on Arch Dams (New guideline)

Guidelines on Dam Safety Emergency Plans and Emergency Management

Guidelines on Dam Safety Management (Updating Guideline)

Guidelines on Dambreak Modelling and Consequence Assessment

Guidelines on Design of Dams and Appurtenant Structures for Earthquake

Guidelines on Outlet Works for Dams (New Practice Notes)

Guidelines on Risk Assessment (Updated-New Guideline)

Guidelines on Tailings Dams (Watching Brief)

Guidelines on the Consequence Categories for Dams (Watching Brief)

Guidelines on the Design Construction, Operations & Maintenance of Retarding

Guidelines on the Design Criteria for Concrete Gravity Dams (Watching Brief)

Practice Note on Geotechnical Investigations of Dams, their Foundations and Appurtenant Structures

Regulation and Practice for the Environmental Management of Dams in Australia

Selection of Acceptable Flood Capacity (Revised Guideline)