Delhi Dam – A Compound Failure: Instructors

William R Fiedler
Senior Technical Advisor

Bill has 44 years’ experience in hydraulic and structural engineering designs for concrete dams and appurtenant structures, with the Bureau of Reclamation and HDR. While with Reclamation, he served as a technical specialist and design team leader for numerous water resource projects. In the later part of his career, he served as a member of Reclamation’s three person Risk Advisory Team, which was responsible for developing additional risk analysis methodologies and providing training for Reclamation staff. Bill has particular expertise in concrete dam and spillway modifications, including: project planning and design coordination; analysis and design of structural modifications; review of design drawings and specifications; construction support; and risk analysis methodologies and facilitation. He has been written numerous papers focused on dam safety evaluations and dam safety modifications. He was a

Wayne King 
Atlanta Regional Engineer
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Mr King has been with the Division of Dam Safety and Inspections(D2SI) at FERC since 1993 and has been the Atlanta Regional Engineer since 2012. The ARO has dam safety over-site of Non Federal owned Hydro-power projects consisting of 194 High Potential Hazard , 14 Significant Hazard Potential and 130 Low Potential Hazard Projects where all aspects of dam engineering are reviewed , and evaluated. Mr King has presented case studies at ASDSO, USSD, Hydrovision, ICODS and CEATI conferences and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers webinars. Mr King was the leader for the FERC Team conducting the investigation of the Taum Sauk Breach . Prior to FERC , Mr King with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Headquarters, Huntsville Division and New Orleans District involved in flood control and navigation structures, military construction, engineering criteria development and dam safety. Mr King has a BS and MS from Michigan Technological University and is a Registered Engineer in the State of Louisiana.

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