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Hydraulic modeling for hazard potential classification of dams

Johan Anestad and Ahintha Kandamby discussed 2D hydraulic modeling at the 2018 VA Water Conference, Richmond, VA

OBG recently took part in the Virginia Water Conference, which was hosted by the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association (VLWA) on March 4-6, 2018 in Richmond, Virginia.  During the conference's dam safety session, OBG's Johan Anestad, PE and Ahintha Kandamby, PhD, EIT discussed the importance of using two-dimensional (2D)...

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Improving a Virginia water supply dam to pass its spillway design flood

Johan Anestad discussed how a Potomac Creek dam met its spillway design flood at the Virginia Water Conference

OBG has worked alongside the Stafford County, Virginia Department of Utilities to evaluate the impact of the 2015 statewide probable maximum precipitation study (which defined the maximum depth of precipitation that is physically possible for storm areas and duration in Virginia) on the spillway...

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ASDSO Dam Safety 2016

Matt Marchisello, PE discusses historic dam infrastructure (Photo by Dam Safety 2016)

OBG water experts recently presented during the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Dam Safety 2016 conference on September 11–15 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At this leading conference on dam and levee safety engineering and technology transfer, the OBG team delivered presentations during sessions on Rehabilitation Case Histories for Hi...

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