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WESTERN DAM ENGINEERING NEWSLETTER, VOLUME 3, ISSUE 3, JULY 2015
SPILLWAYS, DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR OUTLET CONTROL, INSTRUMENTATION FOR SMALL EARTH DAMS
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VOLUME 3 <br />ISSUE 3 <br />July 2015 <br /> <br />Introduction……………………………………………………1 <br />Spillways: Spilling the Right Way………………………… 2 <br />Water on Tap: Design Considerations for Outlet Control……9 <br />Does Your Dam Measure Up? Instrumentation for Small Earth <br />Dams………………………………………………………………….16 <br /> <br />1 <br />A QUARTERLY PUBLICAT ION FOR WESTERN DAM ENGINEERS <br />Comments/Feedback/Suggestions? <br />Email Colorado Dam Safety to submit feedback on Articles. <br />Please use article title as the subject of the email. <br />Upcoming ASDSO Webinar Dam Safety Training: <br /> Dam Construction Quality Control: Does, Don’ts, and <br />Lessons Learned, August 11, 2015 <br /> Rainfall and Dam Safety – From PMP to the 100-year <br />Storm, October 13, 2015 <br />Upcoming Classroom Technical Seminars: <br /> Inspection and Assessment of Dams, August 11-13, <br /> Pittsburgh, PA <br />Upcoming Conferences: <br /> Dam Safety 2015 National Conference, September <br />13-17, New Orleans, LA <br />ASDSO Training Website Link <br />In this issue of the Western Dam Engineering <br />Technical Note, we present articles on spillway <br />erosion, instrumentation, and design considerations <br />for outlet controls. This newsletter is meant as an <br />educational resource for civil engineers who practice <br />primarily in rural areas of the western United States. <br />This publication focuses on technical articles specific <br />to small and medium dams. It provides general <br />information. The reader is encouraged to use the <br />references cited and engage other technical experts <br />as appropriate. <br /> <br /> <br /> The Western Dam Engineering Technical <br /> Note is sponsored by the following agencies: <br /> Wyoming State Engineer’s Office <br /> Colorado Division of Water Resources <br /> Montana Department of Natural <br />Resources <br /> This Technical Note was compiled, written, <br /> and edited by AECOM in Denver, Colorado. <br /> Funding for the Technical Note has been <br /> provided by the FEMA National Dam Safety <br /> Act Assistance to States grant program. <br /> Article Contributors: <br /> AECOM: Karen Aguillard, PE; Jessie Drayton, <br /> PE; Guirec le Bouteiller; Jenn Williams, PE; <br /> Jason Boomer, PE; Frank Lan, Ph.D., PE; <br /> Rick Dulin, PE <br /> <br />Editorial Review Board: <br />Michele Lemieux, PE, Montana Dam Safety <br />Program Supervisor; Bill McCormick, PE, PG, <br />Colorado Chief Dam Safety Branch; <br />Mike Hand, PE, Wyoming Dam Safety <br /> Program; Mark Ogden, PE, Association <br /> of State Dam Safety Officials; <br /> Matthew Lindon, PE, Loughlin Water <br /> Associates; and Steve Becker, PE, <br /> Natural Resources Conservation Service <br /> <br />The material in this publication has been prepared in accordance with generally recognized engineering principles and practices, and is for general information only. The information <br />presented should not be used without first securing competent advice from qualified professionals with respect to its suitability for any general or specific application. No reference made in <br />this publication constitutes an endorsement or warranty thereof by AECOM or sponsors of this newsletter. Anyone using the information presented in this newsletter assumes all liability <br />arising from such use.
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