Itaipu Binacional won in the category of Dam or Civil Works Construction or Rehabilitation for SIAB — Sistema Inteligente de Alarme da Barragem. This dam safety system, developed to meet guidelines laid out in the National Dam Safety Act of Brazil established in 2010, involves creation of a formal technical director and a division with eight experts dedicated to research projects and dam safety. A team of experts conducts periodic technical studies, including assessing the structural health of Itaipu Dam. Every four years a board of international experts meets to analyze the information collected and make technical recommendations.
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