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Join us at USSD23 – Stantec presenters highlighting infrastructure resiliency

March 07, 2023

Dams are critical infrastructure resources in our communities. Hear how we are working to minimize risk, improve safety, and protect water supply.

2023 USSD Annual Conference & Exhibition
April 17-21, 2023
Charleston, SC

USSD Annual Conference & Exhibition is dedicated to advancing the role of dam and levee systems and building the community of practice. More than 700 dam and levee professionals will take in this year’s forum – sharing technical expertise and a healthy dialogue advancing the theme of infrastructure resilience through risk management.

Meet the Stantec team throughout the week at Booth #321 and hear how our professionals are focused on safe, sustainable development to solve the most difficult challenges facing our clients and communities. Here is when you can find them:

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

10:15 AM:

Practical Guidance and Experience For Interim Chute Spillway Joint Repairs
Presenter: Paul Smith

The Kentucky River System: A Model for Risk-Informed Decision Making and Capital Planning
Presenter: Robert Hatton

Construction of Spillway Modifications at Santa Anita Dam
Presenter: Vik Iso-Ahola

Risks for Hydraulic Jacking in the Chatuge Dam Spillway
Presenter: Dan Gilbert

Seismic performance of a thin arch dam considering the effect of unbonded lift joints
Presenter: Mohammadreza Mostafa

Construction of the Chimney Hollow Hydraulic Asphalt Concrete Core Rockfill Dam the First Year and Half
Presenter: Donald Montgomery

3:45 PM:

Unique Challenges with Design of an Off-Stream Flood Reservoir
Presenter: John Menninger

Castaic Dam Safety Assessment – Using Risk to Inform a Dam Modernization Program
Presenter: Rachael Bisnett

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A showcase of diversity in the dams industry
Presenter: Carmen Bernedo Sanchez

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

10:30 AM:

Enhancing Resiliency, Capability and Capacity Through a Programmatic Approach to Emergency Preparedness for The State Water Project
Presenter: Jonathan Keeling

Evaluation of Hydraulic Fracturing in Earth and Rockfill Dams using the Instrumentation Data and Numerical Analysis
Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi

1:30 PM:

Case Study: Ballville Dam Removal and Sandusky River Restoration
Presenter: Scott Peyton

3:45 PM:

Analysis of Pressure Flushing of Sediment in Reservoirs
Presenter: Blair Greimann

Seismic Response Analysis of Embankment Dams using Equivalent Linear Method: Comparison between QUAKE/W and QUAD4M
Presenter: Kwestan Salimi 

Thursday, April 20

1:00 PM – Workshop: Analysis of Seismic Deformations of Embankment Dams
Presenter: Sam Abbaszadeh                   

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