SMEC has extensive experience in the complex and critical issues related to individual dam locations and environments, and provides reliable advice and tailored solutions to deliver significant dam projects worldwide.

Our services encompass all aspects of dam investigation, design, construction, project management, construction supervision, safety management and asset management.

We provide expertise in the fields of dam safety, dam rehabilitation, analysis of existing dams and remedial works design.

Specialist services include foundation and seismic assessments; geotechnical, hydrological, hydraulic and structural design; surveillance and monitoring; and the design and construction management of spillways, hydraulic structures and water control facilities.

We are also experienced at providing conceptual development, detailed design and construction supervision of gated river barges, diversion structures for off-stream storage and flood retention basins.

We offer comprehensive design and construction services for all major dam types including:

  • Embankment
  • Earthfill
  • Rockfill
  • Concrete gravity
  • Roller compacted concrete
  • Concrete arch
  • Concrete buttress