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).

Announcements

Voting underway for CDA Vice President
Vote for CDA Vice President Nov. 1-Nov.21
11/1/2018
CDA 2018 Financial Report
CDA on solid financial ground
10/31/2018
Tournier assumes presidency of CDA
Jean-Pierre Tournier assumes the role of CDA president for 2018-2019
10/31/2018
Honouring the Industry
CDA paid tribute to industry leaders on October 16 in Quebec City at the annual awards gala.
10/30/2018
Register today for DSR Workshop in Newfoundland – Space is Limited!
The DSR Workshop will be held November 26 in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Register soon as space is limited!
10/30/2018

Career Section

Build a Career
in the Dam Industry

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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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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Canada to welcome the world
June 8-14, 2019


The Canadian Dam Association is honoured to be hosting the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) 2019 Annual Meeting.

Click here to access the ICOLD 2019 website.

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Publications & Events


CDA offers publications on dam safety, public safety around dams, and access to ICOLD Bulletins. We also provide continuing professional development events such as an Annual Conference and regional workshops.
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