Responding to Dam Emergencies: Instructors
Paul Schweiger, P.E.,
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Vice President
 
Paul is a Vice President of Gannett Fleming, Inc. and Manager of the Firm's Dams and Hydraulics Section in Camp Hill. He has over 33 years of consulting engineering experience and has served as a project engineer or manager for the design of eleven new dams and the design and technical review of many dam rehabilitation projects. He has inspected hundreds of dams across the nation including completing over 200 dam assessment reports. Paul is an approved FERC facilitator for performing potential failure modes analysis exercises for dams, Emergency Action Plan exercises, and Part 12 dam assessments. He regularly serves as an expert hydrology and hydraulics engineer on Independent External Peer Review panels for United States Army Corps of Engineers dam and flood control projects and has served on the National Dam Safety Review Board as the Private Sector Representative. Paul is currently serving on the Board of Consultants for the Oroville Spillway Emergency Recovery Project and the Oroville Dam Comprehensive Needs Assessment.
 
Greg Richards, P.E.,
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Senior Project Manager

Greg Richards is a Senior Project Manager responsible for management and execution of projects related to hydraulic structures such as flood control reservoirs, spillways, outlet works, stilling basins, bridges, and stream channel improvements. Technical specialties include performing hydraulic and hydrologic (H&H) analyses for dams, conducting dam assessments, completing regulatory Federal Emergency Management Agency floodplain analyses and map revisions, assessing bridge scour, performing dam failure inundation analyses and mapping, designing labyrinth spillways, and estimating reservoir safe yield.  Greg co-authored the FEMA funded Dam Emergency Intervention Toolbox.  He is also an active member of ASDSO and serves on the ASDSO Dam Failures and Incidents Committee.
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