State Workshop
Indiana Dam Information, Resources, and Training (DIRT)


Greenwood, IN




The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) invites you to participate in a one-day Dam Information, Resources, and Training (DIRT) Conference for Dam Owners, Operators, and Local Officials on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at Valle Vista Golf Club & Conference Center, 755 East Main Street, Greenwood, IN, 46143.

This multi-speaker conference has been created to bring dam owners/operators together with members of the professional dam safety community and various supporting professions. Register Online Now or Download the Registration Form and return it to ASDSO.

This  Year’s Presentation Topics: 

  • Low-Head Dam Signage
  • IDNR Web Application for Breach Analysis
  • Geophysical Evaluation of Dam Seepage to Support Rehabilitation Efforts
  • White River Rock Ramp Case Study
  • Introduction to PFMA and SQRA
  • Mowing/Maintenance Panel Discussion
  • Structural Condition Assessments of Reinforced Concrete Dams
  • Permitting for Dam Projects
  • Importance of Geotechnical Investigations
  • Dam Owner Resources
  • Crosley Lake Dam Case Study
  • Edenville and Sanford Dam Failures

Back by Popular Demand: 

Are you a relatively new dam owner, newly elected ownership board member, or just want to strengthen your knowledge of basic terminology and fundamental dam safety issues? Then consider joining our new Dam Ownership 101 Track. You will gain a better understanding of ownership responsibilities and the various technical aspects of reducing the risk of a dam failure. This track will take place during morning registration and will conclude before the conference begins so you won’t miss a thing. This track is free with a paid registration.

DIRT is designed for all Dam Safety Stakeholders Including:

  • Dam Owners
  • Operators
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Floodplain Management Officials  
  • Local Emergency Response Managers

Conference Agenda: 

  • 8:00 am to 8:15 am     Registration Begins
  • 8:15 am to 8:55 am     Dams 101 Optional and Free)
  • 9:00 am to 9:15 am     Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:15 am to 12:00 pm   Joint Session Presentations
  • 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Networking Lunch
  • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm     Joint Session Presentations
  • 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm     Closing Remarks

* Actual session start and end times are subject to change.    

Registration Fee: Register Online Now or Download the Registration Form and return it to ASDSO.

General registration for DIRT 2022 is only $60 per person! Professional registration, which includes up to 6 PDHs is $140. 

Registration Fee Includes:  

  • Conference Admission  
  • Coffee and Pastries at Registration
  • Morning and Afternoon Refreshments
  • Networking Lunch Provided


The DIRT Conference will be held at the Valle Vista Golf Club & Conference Center, which is located at 755 East Main Street, Greenwood, Indiana 46143. 


Parking is free and is available at the conference center. 

Hotel Accommodations in Greenwood, Indiana:  

Red Roof Inn
110 Sheek Road, Greenwood
Phone: (317) 887-1515

La Quinta Inn & Suites
1281 South Park Dr., Greenwood
Phone: (317) 865-0100

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1180 Wilson Drive, Greenwood
Phone: (317) 881-0600

ASDSO is a national non-profit professional association of engineers and others who own, regulate, or work on dams.  For more information about ASDSO, see its website at or call (859) 550-2788.


Special thanks to our sustaining members