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T & PD Support Sub-Committee Sue Seawalt, Coordinator

Texas Flood and Dam Safety Monitoring
Best Practices Workshop

November 18-19 2009, Austin, TX

A two-day seminar/workshop sponsored by the National Hydrologic Warning Council, the Southwestern Association of ALERT Systems, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Lower Colorado River Authority. Designed for

  • Owners and operators of high hazard dams and levees
  • River authorities
  • Emergency managers
  • Floodplain managers
  • Flood control districts
  • Public works officials
  • Drainage and flood control engineers

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 starting at 9:00 a.m.

Session One: General overview of Flood and Dam Safety Monitoring

Session Two: Break out sessions for Field Techs and Management

  • Field Techs – general overview of field training/practices in preventative maintenance and equipment troubleshooting
  • Management – Topics on Developing and sustaining an effective monitoring program

(Gage Placement, Sensing Technologies, Telemetry Options, Data practices, IT related issues, Upcoming Technological Advances)

Thursday, November 19, 2009 starting at 9:00a.m.

Session One: Topics on Dams & Levees

Session Two: Topics on Emergency Action Plans and Public Outreach

Hosted by LCRA at Wilkerson Center for Colorado River Education at Redbud, 3601 Lake Austin Boulevard, Austin, Texas.

List of registrants. Does not include mailed registrations.

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