To the website of the Albanian National Committee of Large Dams (ALBCOLD), the body of Council of Ministers which exercises state control on dam safety as objects of special importance and represent the Albanian state in the International Commission of Large Dams
In the following pages, You can find out who we are, what we do, information on the dams in Albania and Activities of ALBCOLD, and How to contact us
Who We Are
The Albanian National Committee of Large Dams (ALBCOLD) is the Body of the Council of Ministers which exercises the state control over the safety of dams and dykes as objects of special Importance and represents the Albanian state in the International Commission of Large Dams (ICOLD).
The Albanian National Committee of Large Dams (ALBCOLD) consists of 11 Members and regularly meets throughout the year under the direction of its Chairman to make decisions regarding all functions and duties charged under the legislation in force.
For the realization of their tasks, The ALBCOLD is supported by the Permanent Technical Council of Large Dams (PTC) as its advisory body.
The National Secretariat of Large Dams (NSLD) as the executive office of ALBCOLD operates under the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy and follows the controlling activity of the design, construction, and using of large dams and dykes and archives of technical documents.
The Technical Inspectorate of Dams and Dykes (TID) is a body that exercises control during the construction, operation, and maintenance of dams. TID is part of the structure of NSLD. The organizational structure of ALBCOLD is defined in Law No. 8681, date 02.11.2000 “For design, construction, use and maintenance of dams and dykes” updated on 14.02.2013