Dam Safety 2018: We’re Speaking, Sponsoring and Exhibiting!

Schnabel’s involvement with ASDSO’s Dam Safety 2018  conference is a win-win!  Through our support as a Platinum sponsor and exhibitor, and participation as presenters of five different sessions, we have a terrific opportunity to both learn and share our knowledge with the best and brightest practitioners in the world of dam design and construction.


Join us in Booth #407  during the break on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. as we celebrate the first anniversary of our Seattle office! You can also find us at the following sessions. For details, click here.

Monday, September 10

Concurrent Session: 7 – Breach Modeling / 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
A Comprehensive Approach to Inundation Analysis for the Baker River Hydroelectric Project
Kevin Ruswick, PE, CFM; Loring Crowley, PE; Ali Tabrizi, Ph.D.; and Joshua Gile, EIT, of Puget Sound Energy

Tuesday, September 11

Concurrent Session: 11 – Post-Tensioning / 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
3D Geologic Modeling and Probabilistic Stability Analyses Support a Rock Face Stabilization Project at Boundary Dam
Robert Cannon, PG; Frederic Snider, PG; Alex Rutledge, PG, PE; John Gagnon, PG; and Andre Ball, PE and Kimberly Pate, PG, PE, of Seattle City Light

Concurrent Session: 16 – Risk / 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
How Joining Asset and Dam Safety Risks Provides Greater Insight into Management Decisions – Assessment of Eight Dams on the Waikato River
M. Jonathan Harris, PE; Will Oxley of Mercury; and Murray Gillon of Dam Watch Engineering Ltd.

Concurrent Session: 17 – Decade Dam Failures Part 1 / 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Hold Back the Dam Boys! – The Story of the Minnedosa Spillway Failure
Jonathan Pittman, PE

Wednesday, September 12

Concurrent Session: 22 – Spillway Rehabs / 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Fine-Tuning a Piano Key Weir
Randall Bass, PE; J. Ryan Collins, PE

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