An overview of sediment management issues facing hydropower operators and strategies to address these.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Find presentations and information from the 2017 World Hydropower Congress sessions on sediment management.
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
Annandale, G. 2013. Quenching the Thirst: Sustainable Water Supply and Climate Change. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN: 1480265152, 9781480265158
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.
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.