Comité Français des Barrages et Réservoirs

Recommendations

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Design of spillways by incremental or differential damage : Interim recommendations for the implementation of a method applicable to dams in France
The recommendations come from the work of a Working Group (WG) of the French Committee of Dams and Reservoirs (CFBR), conducted from September 2013 to December 2016 to develop a methodology for the design of spillways by incremental damage. The October 2017 version of the guide constitutes interim CFBR recommendations. The CFBR provides, within a few years (usually 3-5 years), and on the basis of feedback and practice from the profession, to transform this guide into final recommendations of the CFBR. In French.


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Recommendations for Justification of Stability of Embankment Dams and Dykes - 2015
Guidelines for the justification of embankment dams and levees
A CFBR working group has developed recommendations of the same type as the previous document for justifying the stability of embankment dams and dikes. The document includes the text in French and its translation into English.


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Recommendations for dimensioning spillways - 2013
Dam spillway design guidelines
A CFBR working group has developed recommendations for the design and dimensioning of dam spillways. The document includes recommendations in French and its translation into English.


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Guide to reading dam hazards studies - 2015
This document is the English translation of a reading guide for the control services in charge of the analysis of the content of the hazard studies sent to the prefects by the hydraulic works managers in application of the regulations. In English.


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Technical reference sheet sea and river dykes - 2015

This document was written at the request of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, technical service of electrical energy, large dams and hydraulics by a group of work that led this task over the period from March 2011 to August 2013. This first version of the standard is intended to be enriched by complementary elements that are not addressed in this first edition. In French.


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DGPR Guide on seismic risk and safety of hydraulic structures - 2014
This document, developed under the auspices of the DGR with the active participation of the CFBR, aims to unify practices for the verification of security against the seismic risk of hydraulic structures, dams and dikes, located in France. In French.


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Recommendations for Justification of Stability of Gravity Dams - 2012
Guidelines for the justification of the stability of gravity dams
A working group of the CFBR has developed recommendations to homogenize the practices of consulting firms for the justification of the stability of gravity dams. The justification framework is inspired by Eurocodes. The document includes the text in French and its translation into English.


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Small Dams - Recommendations for Design, Justification and Monitoring - 2002
The CFGB (former name of the CFBR) developed in 2002 in a working group a document of recommendations applied to small dams. In English.