Inspection & Assessment of Dams: Agenda

*All times listed are eastern time. 

February 16, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am Session 1A: Dam Fundamentals 
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Session 1B: Dam Fundamentals (Continued)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch Break (History Channel: Dam Breaks Video)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Session 2A: Why Do Dams Fail?
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Session 2B: Why Do Dams Fail? - Continued
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Session 2C: Why Do Dams Fail? – Continued

February 17, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am Session 3: Preparing for a Dam Inspection
11:15 am - 12:45 pm Session 4: Inspecting Embankment Dams
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch Break (20/20 – Ka Loko Dam Failure Video)
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm Session 5: Inspecting Outlet Conduits, Drains, and Relief Wells
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Session 6: Dam Instrumentation
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Session 7: Inspecting Spillways

February 18, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am Session 8: Inspecting Concrete Dams
11:15 am - 12:45 pm Session 9: Public Safety, Security, & Liability
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch Break (Over, Under, Gone Video)
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm Session 10: Hazard Creep, EAPs & EAP Exercises, and Responding to Dam Incidents 
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Session 11: Preparing a Dam Inspection Report        
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Session 12: Introduction to Risk Analyses for Dams – The Ultimate Dam Assessment!

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