Protections 2016, the 2nd International Seminar on Dam Protection against Overtopping took place on the 7th-9th of September, 2016 in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. The successful inaugural event was held November of 2014 in Madrid Spain and attended by participants from 20 countries.

PDFs from the Presentations 2016 collection now available!


The increasing demand for dam and levee safety and flood protection has motivated new research and advancements and a greater need for cost-effective measures in overtopping protection as a solution for overtopping concerns at levees and dams. This seminar will bring together leading experts from practice, research, development, and implementation for two days of knowledge exchange followed by a technical tour of the Colorado State University Hydraulic Laboratory with overtopping flume and wave simulator. This seminar focused on:

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