Articles | Volume 19, issue 10
Research article
01 Oct 2019
Research article |  | 01 Oct 2019

Quantification of climate change impact on dam failure risk under hydrological scenarios: a case study from a Spanish dam

Javier Fluixá-Sanmartín, Adrián Morales-Torres, Ignacio Escuder-Bueno, and Javier Paredes-Arquiola


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Short summary
Climate change is likely to affect the different factors driving dam failure risks. This article analyses the impact of climate change on the safety of a Spanish dam. Results show a progressive deterioration of the dam failure risk, mainly due to an alteration of the hydrological regime. The approach followed in this paper can serve as a useful guidebook for dam owners and dam safety practitioners in the analysis of other study cases.
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