Inspection & Assessment of Dams: Agenda

Tuesday, August 4

  • 8:00 am - 9:15 am • Session 1A: Dam Fundamentals 
  • 9:30 am - 10:45 am • Session 1B: Dam Fundamentals (Continued)
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Session 2A: Why Do Dams Fail?
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Lunch Break: History Channel: Dam Breaks Video
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Session 2B: Why Do Dams Fail? - Continued
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm • Session 2C: Why Do Dams Fail? – Continued
  • 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm • Session 3: Public Safety, Security, & Liability

Wednesday, August 5

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am • Session 4: Preparing for a Dam Inspection
  • 9:15 am - 10:30 am • Session 5: Inspecting Embankment Dams
  • 10:45 am - 12:00 pm • Session 6: Inspecting Outlet Conduits, Drains, and Relief Wells
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Lunch Break: 20/20 – Ka Loko Dam Failure Video
  • 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm • Session 7: Dam Instrumentation
  • 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm • Session 8: Inspecting Spillways
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm • Session 9: Inspecting Concrete Dams

Thursday, August 6

  • 8:00 am - 9:15 am • Hazard Creep, EAPs & EAP Exercises, and Responding to Dam Incidents 
  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am • Preparing a Dam Inspection Report        
  • 10:45 am - 12:00 pm • Introduction to Risk Analyses for Dams – The Ultimate Dam Assessment!
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