EBC Dam Management Webinar: Need a Dam for Your Dam? Controlling Water During Dam Projects


Date: May 19, 2020


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]

This EBC Dam Management webinar addresses temporary control of water and construction dewatering for dam rehabilitation and dam removal projects. Various control of water techniques such as cofferdam options, dewatering systems, and flow bypasses will be evaluated. Presentations will discuss how to appropriately allocate design responsibilities and risk between the Owner, Engineer, and Contractor. Presentations will also address challenges faced, lessons learned, and success stories.

Final Agenda – Dam Management Webinar – Controlling Water During Dam Projects


Program Co-Chairs:

  • Dan Galante, Senior Vice President, T Ford Company, Inc.
  • Christopher D. Haker, P.E., Principal Engineer, Tighe & Bond

Speaker Agenda:

Control of Water Planning and Design– What are the Risks?

  • Christopher D. Haker, P.E., Principal Engineer, Tighe & Bond

The Pitfalls…and Successes of Selecting the Right Cofferdam

  • Dan Galante, Senior Vice President, T. Ford Company, Inc.

Water Control for Dam Removal: Considerations for Project Success

  • Chad Sumner, Principal, SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC

The Contractor’s Engineer’s Role in Construction-Phase Water Control & Flood Emergency Control Plans

  • Chad Cox, P.E., Senior Principal, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
  • Derek Schipper, P.E., Senior Project Manager, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

Attendee List

Lori Anderson DCAMM Environmental Analyst
Kris Baker Northampton DPW Civil Engineer
William Bartlett Tighe & Bond Staff Engineer
Zachary Baum Schnabel Engineering Project Engineer
Timothy Blair Weston & Sampson Engineer
J. Albert Breton JR crystal lake dam repair llc member
Jean Burns Crystal Lake Association Member
Timothy Cady Charter Contracting Company, LLC Director – Program Services
Kevin Cassidy Gomez and Sullivan Engineers Civil/Structural Engineer
Jim Commerford Gomez and Sullivan Engineers Civil Engineer
Jeffrey Costa GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Assistant Project Manager
Christopher Dzidek Boston Water & Sewer Commission Project Director
Jack Enos T Ford Co Inc. COO
Ronald Ferraiuolo SumCo Eco-Contracting Team Lead
Joseph Gould Dept. of Fish and Game, DER Ecological Restoration Specialist
Jill Griffiths Gomez and Sullivan Engineers Water Resources Engineer
James Guarente GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Senior Project Manager
Stephanie Hubbard Wright-Pierce Project Manager
Jason Kruckas DCAMM Senior Operations Manager
Anna Laskin State Department of Energy & Environmental Protection Civil Engineer III
Paul Leofanti Charter Contracting Company, LLC Director – Estimating and Project Management
Daniel Lesniewski State Dept of Energy & Environmental Protection Civil Engineer I
Ryan Lizewski VHB Senior Water Resource Engineer
Suzette Lopane Westchester County Department of Planning Principal Planner (Urban Design)
Rob Manson Tighe & Bond Staff Engineer
Eugene Marciano Tighe & Bond, Inc. Principal Engineer
Lawrence Marcik South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority Capital Program Lead
James Matz DCAMM Environmental Engineer
Akhila Mirza CT DEEP Engineer Intern
Christopher Palmer Weston & Sampson Geotechnical Project Manager
Bill Peach T Ford Company Vice President
Carley Przystac DER Ecological Restoration Engineer
Susan Ruch DCAMM Director of Environmental Services
Nick Rutigliano VHB Water Resource Specialist
Steven Sroka Tighe & Bond Senior Engineer
Dan Wibralski J. F. Brennan Company, Inc. VP Underwater Services Group

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The available presentations from the EBC Dam Management Webinar – Need a Dam for Your Dam? Controlling Water During Dam Projects completed on May 19, 2020, can be viewed below.

Presentations – Dam Management Webinar – Controlling Water During Dam Projects

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