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Dam Removal: Opportunities, Evaluation, and Success

Dam removal can be a cost-effective approach to achieve multiple objectives related to infrastructure management and restoration of aquatic resources. Removal of dams is recognized as an effective approach to reduce costs and liabilities associated with dam ownership. This on-demand webinar addresses a broad suite of opportunities and factors to consider as part of dam removal planning, evaluation, and design, permitting, and construction. Brief descriptions of dam removal successes and resources are included in this presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to discuss infrastructure management.
  • You will be able to review dam removal programs and funding mechanisms.
  • You will be able to explain design, permitting, and construction.
  • You will be able to identify dam removal program success.

Runtime: 82 minutes
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Agenda

Opportunities

  • Infrastructure Management

- Dam Safety

- Management of Legacy Infrastructure

- Dependent Infrastructure

  • Aquatic Resource Management

- Technical Fishpasses

- Holistic Restoration Objectives

- Species-Specific Objectives

  • Dam Removal Programs and Funding Mechanisms

- Natural Resource Funding (Grants)

- Natural Resource Damage Settlements

- Mitigation

  • Dam Removal Process

Evaluation

  • Study Process
  • Study Components

- Regulated Resources (Wetland Impacts)

- Sediment

- Hydrology and Hydraulics

  • Design Components

- Construction Access

- Sediment Management

- Water Management

Design, Permitting, and Construction

  • Integrated Design and Permitting
  • Construction Access
  • Sediment Management
  • Water Management
  • Construction

Success

  • State Agency and NGO Dam Removal Programs
  • Example A: Dam Removal and NRDAR Settlement
  • Dam Removal Program Success
  • Example B: Multiple Small Dam Removals in New England
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Michael R. Chelminski, P.E.

Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

  • Professional engineer with Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
  • Has worked on more than 60 dam removal projects in the United States and Canada, and is the engineer-of-record for 10 completed dam removals
  • Project experience includes dam removal, ecological restoration design, fish passage, and hydropower licensing and due diligence studies, and has worked on watersheds throughout the continental United States and Canada
  • Currently the chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers-Environment and Water Resources Institute Joint Committee on Fisheries Engineering and Science
  • Presented on various aspects of dam removal at national conferences throughout the United States
  • M.S. degree in civil engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah; B.S. degree in civil engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
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Product ID: 392120
Published 2013
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