Please join us for our March Meeting. This will be a lunch meeting at The Liberty on Thursday March 16, 2017, with registration/socialization beginning at 11:30 am.
The details for the meeting are as follows:
Topic: Drinking from a Firehose – Recent Observations in Dam Spillway Performance
Recent rainfall events in North and South Carolina have brought a renewed scrutiny to regional infrastructure issues. In particular, hydraulic performance of dam spillways and other hydraulic structures have been pushed beyond their limits. The presentation will review infrastructure data related to dams and present historical elements that provide the background for a discussion of current spillway performance. The presentation will review spillway examples and identify elements of spillway design that are critical to hydraulic performance.
Mr. John Garner, PE of Bunnell-Lammons Engineering, Inc.
John F. Garner, PE, M.ASCE serves as Lead Design Engineer for Bunnell-Lammons Engineering in their Asheville, North Carolina Office. For the past 19 years he has practiced in Dam Engineering providing consulting and engineering/construction support services on more than 100 dam projects throughout the Southeastern US. A graduate of Clemson University, John’s training and background is focused on hydrologic analyses and hydraulic design of spillway structures for small dams. His professional experience has exposed him to all phases of dam operations, inspections, investigations, remediation design, construction management, and emergency action planning.
PDH: 1 Hour
Date: Thursday March 16, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1812 South Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203
Cost: $25 for Members; $30 for Non-Members
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