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NZSOLD Photographic Competition

As part of the ongoing development of our website, NZSOLD are looking for photographs that illustrate New Zealand dams and dam engineering. So we are running a photographic competition to collect photographs that showcase our dams here in New Zealand or work that our engineers are doing overseas… Read more

Oroville Dam Spillway Incident

The Independent Forensic Team has prepared a comprehensive report on the failure of the Oroville Dam Spillways in February 2017… Read more

Young Professionals Group – Welcome to new leaders

We are very pleased to announce the new appointment of Franceska Strano and Cameron Paintin as Young Professionals Group Co-Chairs. After 3 years as the YPG Chair, growing the group to over 60 members, Dan Forster is stepping aside to allow new energy and enthusiasm to lead the group through the next stage of growth… Read more

Formal Recognition of Derek Wilshere

NZSOLD October 2017 Newsletter
At the conclusion of our Symposium, we formally thanked and farewelled Derek Wilshere, our long-standing NZSOLD Secretary. Derek has served the NZSOLD committee for some 22 years. He has seen…Read more

Small dam, big task

Is that dam safe? Are my children safe? Will my house be flooded if the dam fails? These are just a few examples of the many questions asked of me after the August 2013 earthquakes…
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Enabling Sustainable Growth

The Opuha Dam project in New Zealand is described as being a great success story for the economic prosperity of the region, enabling the development of a robust agricultural sector covering a wide range of….
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Young Professionals Group Update

Young Professionals Quiz        Young Professionals Quiz Night

It was pleasing to have 24 Young Professionals attend the Symposium and Workshop in Wellington in September.  Back by popular request, the Young Professionals hosted the….
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