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Coming soon Transport infrastructure drainage: condition appraisal and remedial treatment (C714) After a long period of neglect, it is increasingly recognised that an effective drainage asset can significantly enhance the performance and life of other major assets such as the pavement, permanentway 12 and earthworks. This publication provides guidelines on good practice for the condition appraisal, With over 600 titles on offer, CIRIA has been and continues to be at the forefront of good practice guidance in the construction industry. While many back catalogue publications are still widely regarded as the best available, more recent publications are quickly being established as authoritative in their own right. maintenance and remedial treatment of transportation infrastructure drainage, as well as advice on issues such as inspection, investigation and monitoring, asset management, health and safety and environmental issues. The guide also considers interaction with third-party assets, and how transport drainage assets sit in the wider catchment. Price: £70 (£35) ISBN: 978-0-86017-717-3 Lessons from incidents at dams and reservoirs – an engineering guide (SP167) The history of dams and their misfortunes is essential reading for those responsible for the safety of reservoirs. The number of casualties and property damage resulting from a breached dam can be greater than most other kinds of technological disaster. The structural stability and security of dams and reservoirs are of major importance for public safety in a country such as Britain where a substantial number of dams are located immediately upstream of densely populated industrialised areas. The focus of the guide is on failures and incidents at dams in Britain that have occurred between 1800 and 2012. The information is based largely on published papers. Although every effort has been made to obtain accurate information, discrepancies exist between published sources on information such as date of completion, dam height, volume of reservoir and number of casualties. This is particularly the case with older structures. Price: £TBC (£TBC) ISBN: 978-0-86017-735-7 Web guides Flood Risk Management Research Consortium (FRMRC) (Con186) Quantitative assessment methods for the monitoring and inspection of flood defences: new techniques and recent developments (C717) Land use management effects on flood flows and sediments – guidance on prediction (C719) Culvert design and operation guide supplementary technical note (C720) Framework for assessing uncertainty in fluvial flood risk mapping (C721) Free to download from: www.ciria.org Forthcoming titles for 2013–2014 Risk assessment for asbestos found on contaminated sites (RP961) Good practice on verification of protection and testing of barriers for hazardous ground gases (RP960) Abandoned mine workings manual (RP940) Early-age thermal crack control in concrete (update of C660) (RP722) Design for movement in buildings (TN107 update) Modular cellular drainage structures (RP962) Communicating local flood risk management (RP975) How to order Visit: www.ciria.org Tel: +44 (0) 20 7549 3300 Email: enquiries@ciria.org CIRIA publications PUBLISHED 2013 The International Levee Handbook (C731) Levees, otherwise known as flood embankments or dikes, are a vital part of modern flood risk management. Many towns and cities would be uninhabitable without them. The International Levee Handbook (ILH), the first of its kind, offers international good practice guidance on levees based on current knowledge and experience from six countries in one single, comprehensive handbook. In particular, the ILH provides a guide to the evaluation, design, implementation, maintenance and management of levees. The collaboration involved in the compilation of the ILH will have other long-term benefits over and above compiling current good practice. Users of the ILH include planners, developers, structure owners, asset managers, regulatory bodies, engineers, risk analysts, designers, constructors, emergency planners and responders, environmental organisations, educational institutions and the public. Price: £375 (£275) Special offer £325 (£240) until 6 January 2014 ISBN: 978-0-86017-734-0 Web guides Safer escalators in public places (C732) By their nature, escalators are mostly in public places. While escalators are machines that, once installed, provide few opportunities for change, there are maintenance and operational issues to be considered during in-use safety assessments. Similarly, the difficulty of making physical changes later (either to the escalator itself or in the surrounding walking routes) adds to the need for design at installation to carefully consider the subsequent operational issues. This free to download guide focuses on the issues that affect normal use of the escalator and not upon technical safety issues such as machine failure. Free to download from: www.ciria.org/service/saferescalators


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