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Hydraulic Administration, Ministry of Energy, Morocco

Mohamed Amahdouk, a geologist engineer, joined the Moroccan Ministry of Public Works on 1989. Amahdouk was responsible for geological studies of small and medium dams until 2001.

Between 2001 and 2010, he was responsible for dam surveillance at the department in charge of water, then spent four years as a consultant to the head director. Since 2015, Amahdouk has been chief division head of geotechnical and geological studies. He is also team lead for the elaboration of the law 30-15 on dam safety in Morocco.

Associated sessions

7 May
13:30 - 16:30

Workshop 2: Hydropower and dam safety management (7 May, afternoon )

Type: Focus session
Co-convenors: World Bank Group

Given the large number of dams around the world, the safe operation of dams has significant social, economic, and environmental relevance. Dam failures, however rare, can result in extremely adverse impacts, including a large-scale loss of human... (Read more)