The objective of the Dam Safety research programme is to improve the technical basis required to ensure the safety of dams. In the forefront of research is the stability of dams(i.e. concrete dams, embankment dams or river weirs). The research programme also looks into the stability of foundations, abutments and mountainsides in the vicinity of reservoirs and into the adjacent safety-relevant facilities (such as spillways and outlets).
Current research priorities
Last modification 20.10.2017