RODNEY BRIDLE

BScTech, Civil Engineering, Manchester (1964);

MSc(Eng), Diploma in Soil Mechanics, Imperial College, London (1970)

Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers; Fellow, Geological Society of London;

Chartered Engineer (1968), Chartered Geologist (1992).

SELECTED REFERENCES

With ICOLD Technical Committee on Embankment Dams:

ICOLD (2015). Bulletin 164: Internal erosion of existing dams, levees and dikes, and their foundations, Volume 1: Internal erosion processes and engineering assessment. International Commission on Large Dams, Paris. Preprints in English and French, 19 February 2015 from: http://www.icold-cigb.org.

ICOLD (2016). Bulletin 164: Internal erosion of existing dams, levees and dikes, and their foundations, Volume 2: Case histories, investigations, testing, remediation and surveillance. International Commission on Large Dams, Paris. Preprint in English only, 6 May 2016 from: http://www.icold-cigb.org.

ICOLD (2008). Bulletin 134: Weak rocks and shales in dams. International Commission on Large Dams, Paris.

Rodney Bridle, with others where noted:

INTERNAL EROSION

Bridle R (2018). Estimating the risk to dams from earthquakes, floods and internal erosion. Paper submitted for consideration as a response to Q101, 26th ICOLD Congress, Vienna

Koelewijn AR and Bridle R (2017). Internal erosion in dams and dikes: a comparison. Proc. 25th EWG-IE, Delft, 1-11

Bridle R (2017). Internal erosion in flood protection embankments, levees and tailings dams. Proc Symposium, ICOLD Annual Meeting, Prague.

Bridle R (2017).Internal Erosion Mechanics and Risk Estimation based on ICOLD Bulletin 164. Proc. GEO-Risk 2017, Denver 4-7 June 2017.

Bridle R (2016). Research to improve the applicability of ICOLD Bulletin 164 on internal erosion. Proc ICSE-8 (8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion) Oxford, September 12-15, John Harris, Richard Whitehouse and Sarah Moxon (Eds) Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-1-02979-8 Abstract p132, 583-592.

Bridle R (2016). Using ICOLD Bulletin 164 to develop good practice against internal erosion in dams. Proc Symposium, ICOLD Annual Meeting, Johannesburg.

Bridle R and Messerklinger S (2015). Applications of the ICOLD Bulletin on internal erosion in geotechnical engineering. Proc XVI ECSMGE, Edinburgh, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development ISBN 978-0-7277-6067-8 doi:10.1680/ecsmge.60678 297, 1971-1976.

Bridle R (2015). Using ICOLD Bulletin 164 to investigate, analyze and monitor the vulnerability of dams to internal erosion. Proceedings, XVI Dam Monitoring International Conference, TKZ2015, Wierchomla, Poland, 29 September - 2 October 2015, 15-25

Bridle R (2015). Using the ICOLD Bulletin to investigate some internal erosion incidents in embankment dams. Proc ICSE-7 (7th International Conference on Scour and Erosion), Perth, December 2014, Cheng, Draper & An (Eds) Scour and erosion. Taylor & Francis Group, London, 9778-1138-02732-9 155-162.

Bridle R (2014). Internal erosion, environmental challenges and climate change. Proc Symposium ICOLD Annual Meeting Bali VI 216 - VI 226

Bridle R (2014). Some findings from the ICOLD Bulletin on internal erosion in existing dams. Proc 32nd USSD Annual Meeting and Conference, San Francisco, 363-377

Bridle R, Fell R and Fry J-J (2013). The ICOLD Bulletin on Internal Erosion in Existing Dams. ICOLD International Symposium, Seattle, Paper 1-57, 437-446.

Bridle R (2008). Assessing the vulnerability of a typical British embankment dam to internal erosion. Proc 15th British Dam Society Conference held at University of Warwick, pp 13-28.

Bridle R (2007). Assessing the vulnerability of dams to internal erosion. Proceedings of Workshop, Aussois, France, April 2005. Internal Erosion in Dams and their Foundations, Fell & Fry (eds), Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-415-43724-0 pp 25-33

SUSTAINABLE DAMS

Bridle R (2007). Engineering sustainable dams. Proc 14th German Dam Symposium, 7th ICOLD European Club Dam Symposium, Freising, Germany, 46-50. Also in Wasser Wirtschaft 10/2007 ISSN 0043 0978 D 10812 30-32, and published in Russian edition.

Bridle R (2006). Dams: Setting a new standard for sustainability. Proc. Instn. Civil Engineers, Civil Engineering, Volume 159, Special Issue One, Water Worldwide, Principles and Practicalities, pp 21-25, May.

Bridle R (2004). Dams, infrastructure and the social obligations of civil engineers, a summary of a presentation to the Institution of Civil Engineers, Birmingham, 11th March 2004. Dams and Reservoirs Vol 14 No 2, September 2004, p 31

DAM DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND SAFETY

Vaughan PR and Bridle R (2004). An update on perfect filters. Proc 13th British Dam Society Conference held at University of Kent, Canterbury, pp 516-531 (please ask for corrected version from rodney.bridle@damsafety.co.uk).

Bridle R (2004). Lessons from a dam incident. Proc 13th British Dam Society Conference held at University of Kent, Canterbury, pp 584-596.

Bridle R, Holohan J, Gillespie D, Smith DA, Fawcett SE, McInerney S, Carter IC and Evans R (2002). Design, Construction and Performance of Fullerton Pollan Dam and Reservoir, Co Donegal, Ireland. Proc 12th British Dam Society Conference held at Trinity College, Dublin, pp 31-48.

Bridle R, Horswill P and Fawcett SE (1991). Concrete at Queen's Valley Reservoir, Jersey. Concrete, Journal of the Concrete Society, Vol 25, No 4, May/June 1991, pp 20-23.

Bridle R (1989). Mudstone Core at Karangawan Dam. Contribution to Discussion, Proc Institution of Civil Engineers Conference, Clay Barriers for Embankment Dams, London, p 152.

Bridle R (1988). Selection and Design of the Waterproofing Element for Queen's Valley Dam, Jersey, Channel Islands. Proc 16th ICOLD Congress, San Francisco, Q 61, R 35, p 643-653.

Bridle R, Vaughan PR and Jones HN (1985). Empingham Dam - Design, Construction and Performance. Proc. Instn. Civil Engineers, Part I, 1985, 78, April, 247-289. Winner of 1986 Telford Medal, highest award of the Institution of Civil Engineers.