Classroom Seminar
Conduits, Gates and Valves


Denver, CO


04/16/2019 - 04/18/2019


The objective of this course is to provide a general understanding of conduits, valves and gates in the context of the operation, maintenance and design of dams and dam safety. Emphasis will be placed on issues related to the design, construction, and performance of conduits, values, and gates types commonly used at dams. Case histories and practical exercises will be used to enhance learning of the purposes and features of conduits, valves, and gates at dams; common materials; design standards and design considerations; operation and control; performance issues; and maintenance and rehabilitation. This is a BASIC level course and is intended as an introduction for those with a minimal to moderate level of experience in the design, inspection and operation of dams. This course will provide a general understanding of conduits, gates, and valves at dams with an emphasis on design, construction, and performance.

What are the five takeaways/learning objectives attendees will receive from this course:

  • Understand potential dam failure modes and role of Conduits, Gates and Valves
  • Understanding of conduit and materials, types of gates and issues, and an understanding of valves
  • Design considerations, guidelines and criteria for Conduits, Gates and Valves
  • Elements of project inspections.
  • Rehabilitation of conduits, gates and valves

Registration Rates:

  • Member Rate: $850 on or before April 2/$900 after April 2
  • Non-Member Rate: $950 on or before April 2/$1,000 after April 2

Cancellation Policy:

  • A $75 cancellation fee applies to all cancellations received on or before April 9. After April 9 no refunds will be given.

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PDHs Available:

  • This technical seminar contains over 17 hours of classroom instruction. Forms for the documentation of PDH credits will be provided to all registered attendees. HDR is an Authorized Provider by IACET and offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard, including credit for New York P.E. PDH’s. Forms for the documentation of PDH credits will be provided via email to attendees upon completion of the seminar.


  • Infinity Park Event Center, 4400 E. Kentucky Ave, Glendale, CO 80246
  • Parking is free for seminar attendees. Please review the map to locate P1 parking in relation to the facility. It is approximately ½ block from the facility.

Hotel Information:

No ASDSO group room blocks have been reserved, however, Infinity Park Event Center has “official hotel partners” and “nearby hotels” available - learn more about these options. 

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