This EBC Dam Management webinar will discuss the importance of Operations and Maintenance Manuals (OM&Ms) to support the safety of dams. Topics covered will include guidelines for development of Operations and Maintenance Manuals for use by dam caretakers and suggestions for dam safety engineers during emergency response. In addition, representatives from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation will discuss routine maintenance of state-owned dams and actions required during emergency response.
- Derek J. Schipper, P.E., Senior Consultant, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Developing an Operations and Maintenance Manual for a Dam
- Laurie A. Gibeau, P.E., Project Manager, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Operating and Maintaining MWRA Dams
- John Gregoire, Program Manager, Reservoir Operations, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
Operating and Maintaining Dams and Emergency Actions within the Charles River Watershed
- William A. Gode-von Aesch, Director, Flood Control Management and Navigational Operations Section Design and Engineering, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Dam Emergency Operations and Response: Suggestions for Owners and Engineers for Dealing with “Unusual” Conditions
- Chad W. Cox, P.E., Senior Principal, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Rory Alsberg J.F. Brennan Company, Inc Business Development Manager – Dam Construction
Jon Andrews GZA Associate Principal
William Bartlett Tighe & Bond Staff Engineer
TJ Blair Weston & Sampson Engineers Senior Project Engineer
Jenna Bogaczyk State Dept of Energy & Environmental Protection Civil Engineer
Jennifer Burke GZA Senior Project Manager
William Coleman CT DEEP Supervising Civil Engineer
Matthew Dufresne City of Worcester Department of Public Works and Parks Jr Civil Engineer
Dan Galante T Ford Company, Inc. Senior Vice President
Ramona Goode CT DEEP Grants & Contracts Specialist
Joseph Gould Dept. of Fish and Game, DER Ecological Restoration Specialist
Thomas Jenkins GZA Vice President
David Kaplan Cambridge Water Dept Watershed Manager
Anna Laskin State Department of Energy & Environmental Protection Civil Engineer III
James Laurila Springfield Water and Sewer Commission Director of Water Operations
Akhila Mirza State Dept of Energy & Environmental Protection Civil Engineer Intern
Luke Norton Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc. Senior Project Manager
Jamie O’Connell Cambridge Water Dept Watershed Protection Supervisor
Allen Orsi Pare Corporatoin Vice President
Kartik Parekh State Dept of Energy & Environmental Protection Civil Engineer III
Nathaniel Russell GZA Geotechnical Engineer
Laura Wildman Princeton Hydro Director New England Regional Office
Frank Zabaneh Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
The available presentations from the EBC Dam Management Webinar: Operations and Maintenance Manuals for Dams completed on August 19, 2020, can be viewed below.