Dam Construction and Inspection

This course serves as an introduction and guidance on construction oversight and inspections associated with the construction or modification of a dam and appurtenant structures.

Key Take-aways:

  • Organization, communication, and the roles, responsibilities, and authority of project team members.
  • Emergency operations for dam and levee failures and incidents.
  • Importance of dam construction documentation and record-keeping.
  • Understanding design limitations and dealing with unexpected conditions during construction.
  • Construction observation and inspection considerations for dam construction.
  • Good and bad construction examples, things to watch for, and dealing with things that go wrong.


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