Papers & Publications

Papers by Amanziflow Projects

Townshend PD (2018). Automatic Self-Actuating Spillway Gates to Improve Safety and Storage in Dams. Published as part of proceedings of the Biannual BDS (British Dam Society) Conference held in Swansea, England,  13-15 September 2018.

Von Holdt R (2017). Benefiting from Floods for Drought Alleviation and Damage Control. Published as part of proceedings of the Annual SANCOLD (South African National Committee on Large Dams) Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, 3-7 November 2017.

Von Holdt R (2017). Automatic Self Operating Spillway Gates – A New Innovative Development in Dam Raising and Construction. Published as part of proceedings of the Innovations in Dams Seminar hosted by CMB (Comite Marocain des Barrages) held in Tangier, Morocco, 29 September – 1 October 2017.

Von Holdt JF (2016). Automatic Scour Gates to Keep Small Dams Free of Sediment. Published as part of proceedings of the Annual ICOLD (International Committee on Large Dams) Conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa, 16-19 May 2016.

Townshend PD (2015). Dam Outlet Valve Control Systems. Published as part of proceedings of the Annual SANCOLD (South African National Committee on Large Dams) Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa, 1-3 September 2015.

Townshend PD, Von Holdt JF, Von Holdt R (2015). Innovative Systems to Improve Spillway Capacity, Safety and With Minimal Maintenance. Published as part of proceedings of the Annual SANCOLD (South African National Committee on Large Dams) Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa, 1-3 September 2015.

Townshend PD (2014). Appropriate Methods to Provide Sustainable Water Supply in Existing Dams. Published as part of proceedings of the Annual SANCOLD (South African National Committee on Large Dams) Conference held in Boksburg, South Africa, 5-7 November 2014.

Dube R, Townshend PD, Van Rooyen JS (2013). Innovative Operating System Designed and Implemented at Orange-Riet Canal. Published as part of proceedings of the Annual SANCOLD (South African National Committee on Large Dams) Conference held in Thaba’Nchu, South Africa, 5-7 November 2013.

Townshend PD (2013). Dam Discharges for Generation of Peak Hydro-Electric Power. Published as part of proceedings of the Annual SANCOLD (South African National Committee on Large Dams) Conference held in Thaba’Nchu, South Africa, 5-7 November 2013.

Townshend PD (2011). The Removal of Sedimentation Using Automatic Self-Operating Scour Gates. Published as part of proceedings of the 5th Annual International Conference on Sedimentation held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, 3-7 November 2011.

Townshend PD (2002). Flood Control using the Automation Tops Spillway Gates: A case study of the Avis Dam, Namibia. Published as part of proceedings of the Annual ICOLD (International Committee on Large Dams) Conference held in Dublin, Ireland, 2002.

Papers by external parties

Leyland BW (2016). Strategies for improving the safety of spillway gates. Published as part of proceedings of the Annual ICOLD (International Committee on Large Dams) Conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa, 16-19 May 2016.