Virtual Seminar
Inspection & Assessment of Dams




08/04/2020 - 08/06/2020


*Please note - Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus this course has been changed from a face-to-face seminar to a virtual seminar. Registered attendees will receive additional details on this change. 

*This course is now closed. Please contact ASDSO if you have any questions.

Together Paul and Dean have offered this seminar 19 times in 17 states and it has been attended by more than 1,000 students. The seminar provides comprehensive instruction in inspection and evaluation techniques for dams. The principles, concepts and procedures taught will be readily adaptable to any organization conducting dam inspections and evaluating their compliance with current design standards. Participants learn about a variety of dam types and their appurtenances, the function of typical dam features, and common dam failure modes and the conditions that can lead to these failure modes. Actual dam failure cases will be presented. Public safety, security, and liability will also be discussed along with approaches to responding to dam incidents. 

Learning objectives attendees will receive from this course:

  • Historical perspective of dam construction methods for various dam types.
  • Common failure modes associated with various dam types.
  • Understanding of standards for maintaining dams.
  • Techniques for performing a comprehensive dam inspection.
  • Awareness of emerging issues related to inspection and assessment of dams.

Registration Rates: Download the Registration Form or Register Online. Registration closes July 29.

  • Member Rate: $900 
  • Non-Member Rate: $1,000 

Cancellation Policy:

  • A $75 cancellation fee applies to all cancellations received on or before July 24. After July 24 no refunds will be given.

PDHs Available:

  • 19 PDHs are available for the completion of the course. This course has been approved for 19 PDH credits for NY licensed engineers.

To register download the registration form and return it to ASDSO or Register Online through the ASDSO Portal! Not a member? Become a member before registering and save!

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