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Association of State Dam Safety Officials

450 Old Vine Street

Lexington, KY 40507

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Dam Safety




The Association of State Dam Safety Officials, (ASDSO), in

conjunction with the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission,

invites you to participate in two one-day Dam Safety Workshops

for Owners and Operators on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 23-24,

2013 at the AR Natural Resources Commission Office, 101 E Capitol

Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201.

The workshops are designed to provide practical, straightforward

information on topics of importance to anyone that owns or operates

a dam. The purpose of these one-day workshops is to educate dam

owners and operators. Course agendas are located below under

“Workshop Sessions”.

The cost for each workshop is $25. You can attend one day for $25

or two days for $50. After July 12, the price will go to $35 for each


The workshops will begin each day at 8:30 AM, and will end

promptly at 4:30 PM. A working lunch and refreshment breaks are

included in the $25 registration fee (daily). Free information will

be available throughout the day, and you will have the opportunity

to meet and network with your state dam safety officials, wellknown

experts in the field of dam safety, and other dam owners

like yourself. As part of the registration fee, you will receive a copy

of the Dam Owner and Operator Safety Workshop CD, which is a

valuable information resource.

Parking is available in the parking lot located at the corner of 6th

and Scott Street. Workshop participants should get a parking ticket

upon entrance and bring it with them into the building for validation

(free parking). Go to the first level exit out onto 6th Street (heading

toward The Rep), turn left to 6th Street and Main . Cross 6th Street,

going north on Main Street to find the public entrance. The public

entrance is before (South) of East Capitol Avenue.

ASDSO is a national, non-profit professional association of engineers

and others who own, regulate, or work on dams. For more information

about ASDSO, refer to its web site at or call (855)



Eric J. Ditchey, P.E.

Mr. Ditchey has 30 years of experience in inspections, site

investigations, analyses, design, and construction phase services

for dam and levee projects. Mr. Ditchey has extensive experience

in the design and construction of both new dams and upgrading

or expansion of existing dams. He received undergraduate

and graduate degrees from Drexel University in Philadelphia,

Pennsylvania. Mr. Ditchey is a member of the ACI Committee on

Mass Concrete ACI 207. He also serves on several ASDSO committees

including the Advisory Committee, Legislative Committee, and is

chairman of the Northeast Region’s, Council for Safe Dams.

Arkansas Natural Resources Commission Personnel

Nancy Gambill, P.E.

Ryan Brooks

Fred Morgan

Jon Sweeney, P.E.

Workshop sessions

DAY 1 Course 2 Dam Engineering 101

DAY 2 Course 3 Operation & Maintenance

8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast, Sign-In

Session I:

Introduction to the Workshop

Session 2:

Basic Dam Design

Session 3:

Erosion Is Our Enemy

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Lunch Provided

Session 4:


Session 5:

Other Common Problems

Session 6:

Case Studies


8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast, Sign-In

Session I:

Introduction to the Workshop

Session 2:

Basic Dam Terminology

Session 3:

Dam Types and Purpose

Session 4:

Causes of Dam Failures

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Lunch Provided

Session 5:

Maintenance Problems and


Session 6:



2013 Arkansas Dam Owner/Operator Workshop Registration Form

Registration fee is $25 per course/day($35 after July 12 or at the door). Please fill out completely, include credit card information or check

payable to “ASDSO”, and mail to ASDSO, 450 Old Vine Street, 2nd Floor, Lexington, KY, 40507 or FAX (859) 550-2795. A confirmation letter

will be emailed to you. Copy this form to register multiple individuals from your organization.

Contact Information

Name _____________________________________________________

Badge Name_______________________________________________


Company __________________________________________________

Address ___________________________________________________


City/State/Zip _____________________________________________

Phone/Fax ________________________________________________

Email _____________________________________________________

Selection of Events

$25 Day 1 Course 2 Dam Engineering 101

$25 Day 2 Course 3 Operation & Maintenance

Form of Payment

Total Amount Enclosed $ ______________________________________


Credit Card (circle one) AMEX Discover Visa/MC

Card No. ___________________________________________________

Name as it appears on the card ________________________________


Expiration Date: ________________ CVV Code: __________________

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