David Morris is an All Reservoirs Panel Engineer, authorised under the
Reservoirs Act (1975) to inspect, design and supervise construction of dams of
any size or type. Currently he is leading the team from a Swiss firm of
consultants assisting with the design of the 138 m high RCC dam for the Son La
Hydropower Project in Viet Nam.
He has also designed dams in the UK, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and Yemen
and has reviewed new dams in Viet Nam, Indonesia and Malaysia as well as
reviewing proposals and designs for remedial works in Indonesia under the IBRD
funded Dam Safety Project where he was Operation and Maintenance Specialist
responsible for developing O&M Guidelines and a Downstream Hazard
As an Inspecting Engineer under the UK Act, he has inspected and certified dams
in UK, for major undertakers such as Scottish Water as well as private clients.
He has also inspected and certified dams in Singapore, Indonesia, Viet Nam,
Kosovo, Thailand and Yemen as well as assisting with the review and
certification of dams in Hong Kong.
He has led due diligence teams reviewing the contractual arrangements and
performance on two major dam contracts in Lesotho.
He has been associated with geotechnical engineering and dams for most of his
career and, over the past 30 years has worked almost exclusively on dams and
associated work in the UK and Worldwide.
In geotechnical engineering he has designed foundations, slopes (soil and rock,
tunnels and inspected and assessed the stability of slopes worldwide.
The following pages will give you a glimpse of his experience to date.
I can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org
|Reservoirs Act 'qualified engineers'
|British Dam Society
|International Commission on Large Dams
|Dams and Development Project
|Institution of Civil Engineers
|American Society of Civil Engineers
|Geological Society of London
|Colenco Power Engineering Ltd
|WaterAid - International charity dedicated