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Webinar: Scour of Rock Downstream of Dams
Five Learning Objectives of This Course: Scour of rock is a dam safety concern that requires meaningful quantification It is possible to predict the scour potential of rock using data normally available for dam design High-resolution remote sensing and monitoring can facilitate improved scour assessment Course attendees should develop an understanding of processes and key drivers/controls for scour of rocks Course attendees should be able to e...
February 11, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Webcast
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Webinar: Modifications Made to the Orov...
Five Learning Objectives of This Course: Introduction to Oroville Dam and the California State Water Project Summary of the February 2017 spillway incident Immediate recovery response Main Spillway recovery response Emergency Spillway recovery response
March 10, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Webcast
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Stability Analysis of Embankment Dams
This course provides broad coverage of stability analysis for embankment dams. Topics addressed in the course include soil stress-strain behavior, shear strength selection, field and laboratory testing methods, slope stability analysis methods, slope stability analysis loading cases, seepage as related to stability analysis, and stability rehabilitation methods. The course includes several exercises to reinforce the information presented in le...
March 23-26, 2020
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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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: Webcast
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HEC-RAS
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 application to dam safety. Bridges, culverts and in-line structures will be discussed and both steady an...
May 5-8, 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: Webcast
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HEC-RAS 2D
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 and benefits of HEC-RAS 2D modeling; RAS Mapper and terrain preparation; running 2D models including da...
May 19-22, 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: Webcast
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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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