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Webinar: Concrete Repair and Maintenanc...
Join us on April 14 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern for Concrete Repair and Maintenance for Dams. This course will provide an overview of the best methods and materials for concrete repair and maintenance. It will include a description of a systematic process to follow to achieve best results and will include information from recent industry wide research efforts to ensure long lasting durable repairs. Five Learning Objectives of This Course:...
April 14, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Virtual
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HEC-RAS
To protect the health and safety of attendees, this event has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. This course is a three-day introduction of HEC-RAS with applications to dam safety. The three-day introduction course provides hands on opportunity to use the program and resolve specific questions. The objective of this course is to review the basic principles of open channel hydraulics as they relate to the natural stream environment with a...
May 5-7, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Austin, TX
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Webinar: Teton Dam- The Failure That Ch...
While there have been many notable dam failures throughout the past century, the failure of Teton Dam in 1976 led to significant changes at the Bureau of Reclamation, in the Federal Government, and in the dam engineering industry. This course will provide information about the dam, the failure, ensuing investigations, and the changes that were implemented in the years that followed. Five Learning Objectives of This Course: The failure of Teton...
May 12, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Virtual
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HEC-RAS 2D
To protect the health and safety of attendees, this event has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. This is an Interactive seminar focused on application and benefit of two-dimensional flow capabilities of HEC-RAS, specific to the dam safety industry. The course will maintain a balance between both lecture-style presentations on model theory and hands-on workshop sessions for examples of model applications. Topics will include applications...
May 19-21, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Austin, TX
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Basic Soil Mechanics Related to Earth Dams
The objective of this course will be to provide a comprehensive presentation of the significant principles and concepts of soil mechanics to the participants. The material will be presented with emphasis on the basic soil mechanics principles prerequisite to further study for design or rehabilitation of earth embankment dams. This is a basic level course intended as an introduction for those with minimal to moderate knowledge or experience in...
June 2-4, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Chicago, IL
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Webinar: The 1979 Machhu Dam Disaster:...
Join us on June 9, from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern for The 1979 Machhu Dam Disaster: Social Origins and Social Consequences. In this webinar, Utpal Sandesara and Tom Wooten will discuss their book “No One Had a Tongue to Speak: The Untold Story of One of History’s Deadliest Floods.” The course will cover the social causes and social consequences of the 1979 failure of the Machhu Dam-II in Gujarat, India. The flood wiped out d...
June 9, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Virtual
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Seepage Through Earth Dams
This 2.5-day introductory course is designed to be a participatory, interactive workshop, which will cover the basic elements required to understand and evaluate seepage-related issues for earth dams. The first day begins with providing an understanding of why seepage mechanisms in earth dams are important to dam safety. Discussions of basic principles and characteristics of seepage related to embankment dams, various modes of seepage, and com...
June 23-25, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Webinar: The State of the Practice of D...
This course will survey dam breach analysis methods currently in use. Difference in methodology, analysis steps, assumptions and results will be described. Specifically, the course will cover hydrologic routing, 1D hydraulic routing, and 2D hydraulic routing. Features of popular software will be summarized, and future advances will be highlighted. What are the five takeaways/learning objectives attendees will receive from this course: What met...
July 14, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Virtual
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Inspection & Assessment of Dams
Together Paul and Dean have offered this seminar 19 times in 17 states and it has been attended by more than 1,000 students. The seminar provides comprehensive instruction in inspection and evaluation techniques for dams. The principles, concepts and procedures taught will be readily adaptable to any organization conducting dam inspections and evaluating their compliance with current design standards. Participants learn about a variety of dam...
August 4-6, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Nashville, TN
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Webinar: Low-Level Conduits- What Can G...
Join us on August 11, from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern for Low-Level Conduits – What Can Go Wrong, How to Inspect, How to Repair? This course will provide an overview of commonly observed issues associated with the most common type of spillway for relatively small dams (riser and low-level conduit). Importantly, the presentation will summarize methods to evaluate the condition of existing conduits and present common methods to repair and/...
August 11, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Virtual
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