Seattle City and Light, Diablo Dam | Dam Safety 2021

Dam Safety 2021 | Association of State Dam Safety Officials

September 12 - 15, 2021

Music City Center
Nashville, TN
United States

We’re proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Dam Safety 2021 conference. See our presenters share case studies and insights on the latest research and techniques in the dam and levee industry.  

Stop by and visit our exhibit booth to chat with our technical leaders and attend the Poster and Lightning Talks to learn more about our innovative practices. We look forward to seeing you there!

Our Dam Safety 2021 Sessions


10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Concurrent Session 2: Lessons to Be Learned from Dam Failures
Part 1  

Analysis of Forensic Investigation Approaches for Dam Failures and Incidents 

  • Presenter: Lee Mauney

Cause and Consequences of the Fujinuma Dam Failure during the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake 

  • Presenter: Paul Risher

2:15-3:30 p.m. | Poster/Lightning Talks
Proactive Assessments Lead to Effective Resolutions of Dam Safety Concerns

  • Presenters: Craig Barnett, Bryan Robbins and Gregory Yankey

3:30-5 p.m. | Concurrent Session 7: Foundation Treatments  
Construction of Deep Slurry Cutoff Wall for the Sacramento River East Levee Program

  • Presenters: Daniel Jabbour and Mark Stanley


8:30-10 a.m. | General Session 
Edenville Dam Failure - Overview of the Event and Emergency Response 

  • Presenter: Lee Mauney

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Concurrent Session 10: Spillway Failure Modes 
The Many Ways Spillways Can Contribute to Dam Failures and Incidents

  • Presenter: Lee Mauney 

1:30-3 p.m. | Concurrent Session 14: The Seismic Session 
Simplified Seismic Analysis Procedure for Montana Dams 

  • Presenters: Leslie Harder, Chris Krivanec and Mark Stanley

Seismic Vulnerability Assessment Procedures for Feather River West Levee System 

  • Presenters: Leslie Harder, Chris Krivanec and Mark Stanley

1:30-3 p.m. | Concurrent Session 17: Raining on Tuesday 

  • Moderator: Chad Davis 

3:30-5 p.m. | Concurrent Session 22: Hydrologic Analysis 
Monitoring Spillway Lift Joints for Modified Loading 

  • Presenter: Brad Stiller 


1:30-3 p.m. | Concurrent Session 32: Lessons to Be Learned from Dam Failures Part 3
1971 Failure of Lower San Fernando Dam, CA

  • Moderator: Lee Mauney
  • Presenter: Keith Ferguson

1:30-3 p.m. | Concurrent Session 33: Focus on the National Levee Safety Program 

  • Moderator: Elena Sossenkina 

3:30-5 p.m. | Concurrent Session 37: Advancements in Inundation and Evacuation Processes

  • Moderator: Chris Ey

3:30-5 p.m. | Concurrent Session 38: More Blue-Ribbon Rehabilitation Case Studies 
Recognizing the End of Useful Life on a Slab and Buttress Dam 

  • Presenters: Travis Ford, David Hernandez and Dmitriy Kats 

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