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The Canadian Dam Association (CDA) is a group of dam owners, operators, regulators, engineers and others who share the goal of advancing knowledge and practices related to dams. We are involved in all types of dams used for many different purposes: hydroelectric power, irrigation, flood control, water supply and mining operations.

CDA envisions a future in which all dams are safe, well-managed and benefit society. Our mission is to encourage cooperation, advance technical knowledge, and build competency related to dams in Canada. CDA serves as the Canadian National Committee of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).

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Announcements

CDA Board Nominations are Open!
5/6/2021
CDA and Your Information: Our Policy
4/28/2021
Job Posting: Senior Hydropower Engineer (Regina/Saskatoon) (hatch.com)
4/7/2021
ICOLD President Michael Rogers issues Circular Letter 1970
The ICOLD General Assembly will meet virtually on November 30.
4/2/2021
Jean-Pierre Tournier Honoured by EIC
CDA Member Jean-Pierre Tournier is one of four senior award recipients to be honoured by the Engineering Institute of Canada
4/2/2021

Career Section

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To advertise a job opportunity, use the Employer Posting Form in the CDA Careers Section. As a member society of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), we also link to job postings of EngineeringCareers.ca

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Publications & Events


CDA offers publications on dam safety, dam safety reviews, the application of dam safety to mining dams, and public safety around dams. Access to ICOLD Bulletins is provided to members. We also provide continuing professional development events such as an Annual Conference and regional workshops.
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CDA Board Nominations are Open


The Canadian Dam Association depends on volunteers to lead the Association by serving on the Board of Directors. Nominations for vacant positions on the Board are being accepted until August 23, 2021.

The Board of Directors sets the Association’s strategy; identifies and provides the resources necessary to implement the strategic initiatives; provides oversight to staff and committees; ensures the protection of members’ rights, and oversees compliance with relevant legislation. The Directors each have a personal fiduciary responsibility to ensure the CDA’s resources are used appropriately.

Elections are held annually to fill open positions on the Board. The following positions need to be filled for terms beginning at the 2021 Annual General Meeting:

• Vice President (three-year commitment).

• Secretary-Treasurer (two-year term).

• Director-at-Large (two-year term).

• Provincial directors for Alberta, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Ontario, Quebec and the Territories. (two-year terms).

The Nomination Form is available from the Governance page of this web site as well as a description the role and responsibility of Regional Directors. 

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ICOLD

CDA is the Canadian National Committee 

CDA is the Canadian National Committee of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), and provides representation at ICOLD meetings and on Technical Committees. In this way, CDA members are linked with international developments and best practice.

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