Walls to hold back water.
Reviews plans and specifications for the construction of new dams or for the enlargement, alteration, repair, or removal of existing dams. Includes technical references, statutes and regulations.
Features a range of information for undergraduate studies. Topics include loadings, geology, site investigations, and construction. Compiled by Andrew Graham at Durham University.
Illustrated project by Diana Biggs, on the social and environmental impacts of large dams. Includes case studies.
History of the dams, reservoirs, and 73 mile aqueduct of the Elan Valley waterworks in mid-Wales. From the Powys digital history project.
Provides links to publications that show progress in German dam research and case histories where modern techniques had been used. Publications in pdf format.
Full text of John McMaster's 1876 publication.
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.
Comment and photographs from the Bureau of Reclamation.
Topics include current issues, safety, dam properties and failures. From the WISE uranium project.
A range of topics from Richard Woodward, including how dams are built and work, geology, and the environment.
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