Rehabilitation of NRCS Watershed Structures – a Consultant’s Perspective: Agenda

June 14, 2022
12:00 Pm - 2:00 PM Eastern

Watershed Rehab Program Overview 

  • Background and history
  • Description of NRCS rehabilitation phases – Planning, Design, Construction

Planning Requirements 

  • Dam Assessment Report
    • Review of Available Documents 
    • Visual Inspection
    • HH revisions
    • Dam Break Inundation Analyses / PAR worksheet 
    • Dam/Spillway Alternatives Analyses
  • Plan Environmental Document (Plan-ED) (-EA, -EE, -EIS) 
    • Engineering
    • Environmental and Cultural Resources 
    • Economic
    • Alternatives
    • Public Participation

Design Requirements 

  • Experience with NRCS review process, requirements
  • Considerations for establishing the design and review schedule
  • Design Guidance Overview (directives):
    • TR-60 and other TR’s
    • NEM’s, NEH’s
  • Design Document Deliverables and Construction Considerations
    • Design Report
      • GER, SMR, HH,
      • Operation and Maintenance Manual and Agreement 
      • Landrights, easements, figures
    • Construction Drawings
      • General requirements for drawings
      • Standard Dwgs. – Risers, impact basins, etc.
      • (Structural Drawings – Rebar schedule, standard details
    • Technical Specifications
      • NRCS standard specification editing process 
      • Items of Work
    • Bid Documents
      • Bid Schedule
      • EOCC
      • Construction Schedule
  • Case Studies / Project Examples 
    • Beaver Creek 1
    • Bull Creek 12
    • Settingdown Creek
    • (others to be added or substitute the above)
  • Closing Remarks, Questions 
     
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