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Winners of NZSOLD 2018/19 Poster Competition

The New Zealand Society on Large Dams (NZSOLD) encourage the sharing of technical knowledge, experience, and research in fields related to our understanding of dams in New Zealand. The 2018/19 NZSOLD poster competition encouraged New Zealand-based students and Young Professionals to share their work concerning the engineering, operation, management, safety, environment, biology or geology of … Continue reading Winners of NZSOLD 2018/19 Poster Competition

NZSOLD ANCOLD Conference 2019 – Registrations open!

NZSOLD ANCOLD Conference 2019 – Registrations open!

We're pleased to announce that registrations for this year’s NZSOLD ANCOLD Conference is now open. You can visit the Registration Page of our website for more information.  This year’s event will be held at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland New Zealand from 9 – 12 October with a Pre-Conference Workshop on the 9 October, a two day … Continue reading NZSOLD ANCOLD Conference 2019 – Registrations open!

NZSOLD ANCOLD Conference 2019 – Call for Papers

Call for Papers - Now open! The Call for Papers for the NZSOLD ANCOLD Combined Conference 2019 is now open. Submit Abstract here.  Get the full details on the abstract submission process from our conference website. NZSOLD is hosting the three-yearly combined NZSOLD ANCOLD conference to be held in Auckland on  9-11 October 2019. The theme is Resilient Dams … Continue reading NZSOLD ANCOLD Conference 2019 – Call for Papers

Call for Abstracts and Technical Papers – Submit by 19 October 2018

2019 ICOLD 87th Annual Meeting and Symposium Ottawa, Canada • June 9-14, 2019 Symposium and Submission of Abstracts Theme: Sustainable and Safe Dams Around the World The theme will be addressed through technical papers and a poster session presented on the following topics. 1. Innovation Recent advancements and techniques for investigation, design, construction, operation and … Continue reading Call for Abstracts and Technical Papers – Submit by 19 October 2018

Book Review: The Waikato – A history of New Zealand’s Greatest River,  Dr Paul Moon

Book Review: The Waikato – A history of New Zealand’s Greatest River, Dr Paul Moon

A new book on the Waikato River has recently appeared in bookshops.  Entitled ‘The Waikato - A history of New Zealand’s Greatest River’ the book is written by academic Dr Paul Moon from the Auckland University  of Technology. The presentation of the book is excellent with many maps, drawings and photographs to complement the text.  … Continue reading Book Review: The Waikato – A history of New Zealand’s Greatest River, Dr Paul Moon

Event Report: ICOLD 26th Congress and 86th Annual Meeting

We had 7 NZSOLD members at the ICOLD conference with representation on 5 of the ICOLD Technical Committees. Reports from the Technical Committee Members are provided under ICOLD News. The Vienna congress started with 2 days for the Technical Committees to meet and make some progress on their various projects / bulletins. This was followed … Continue reading Event Report: ICOLD 26th Congress and 86th Annual Meeting

Event Report: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis

In August, NZSOLD held the Dam Potential Failure Modes Workshop in Auckland.  The NZSOLD Management Committee and workshop organising team were delighted with attendance (90) and the high levels of participation during the day. The workshop presentations, case studies and group work provided education on Potential Failure Modes that built on the guidance in the … Continue reading Event Report: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis