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14th International Symposium on River Sedimentation

The 14th International Symposium on River Sedimentation, with the theme of ‘Integrated Sediment Management in Rivers and Coasts’, has been organised by Sichuan University and takes places between 16 to 19 September 2019 in Chengdu, China.

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Event: The 38th IAHR World Congress, 'Water – Connecting the World'

The 38th IAHR World Congress, with the central theme 'Water – Connecting the World', will take place between 1 and 6 September 2019 in Panama City, Panama.

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Research prize competition on reservoir sediment removal

Federal agencies in the USA have launched a research prize competition to find new or improved techniques to remove sediment from reservoirs in a cost-effective manner.

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Event: SedNet 2019 Conference

The SedNet 2019 Conference, titled 'Sediments as a dynamic natural resource – from catchment to open sea', will take place between 3 and 5 April 2019 in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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Webinar series

The National Reservoir Sedimentation and Sustainability Team (NRSST) in partnership with the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) has recorded a series webinars on reservoir sedimentation and sustainability.

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Tool: Reservoir Conservation Model RESCON 2 Beta

Nikolaos P. Efthymiou, Sebastian Palt, George W. Annandale, Pravin Karki. Reservoir Conservation Model Rescon 2 Beta. Economic and Engineering Evaluation of Alternative Sediment Management Strategies. User Manual. Washington, DC: World Bank. License: Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0 IGO

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Video: pressure flushing

This video demonstrates the process of pressure flushing:

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Video: drawdown flushing

This video demonstrates the process of drawdown flushing.

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Publication: Quenching the Thirst: Sustainable Water Supply and Climate Change

Annandale, G. 2013. Quenching the Thirst: Sustainable Water Supply and Climate Change. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 1480265152, 9781480265158

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Publication: Reservoir Sedimentation Handbook

Morris, G. L., and J. Fan. 1998. Reservoir Sedimentation Handbook: Design and Management of Dams, Reservoirs and Watersheds for Sustainable Use. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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Publication: Extending the Life of Reservoirs: Sustainable Sediment Management for Dams and Run-of-River Hydropower

Annandale, George W., Gregory L. Morris, and Pravin Karki. 2016. Extending the Life of Reservoirs: Sustainable Sediment Management for Dams and Run-of-River Hydropower. Directions in Development. Washington, DC: World Bank. doi: 10.1596/978-1-4648-0836-8. License: Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0 IGO

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Event: 2017 World Hydropower Congress

Find presentations and information from the 2017 World Hydropower Congress sessions on sediment management.

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