Hawaii Dam Safety Workshop Offered in All Counties

Posted on Jan 30, 2014 in Dam News, Uncategorized

Inspection and Assessment of Dams

March 17-20, 2014

Department of Land & Natural Resources

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Dam Safety Program is holding a series of one-day workshops on the Inspection and Assessment of Dams.

HRS 179D-30(1) requires that regulated dam owners maintain an operation and maintenance plan, including an inspection and monitoring program.

  • Workshop Objectives: All workshop participants will learn from this workshop the function of typical dam features, and become aware of common dam failure modes and the conditions that can lead to failure. The participants will also learn the responsibilities associated with performing dam inspections, and know what to look for and be able to identify potential deficiencies at dams before they become a problem. Techniques for inspecting embankment dams, outlet conduits, drains, relief wells, spillways, and instrumentations will be presented.
  • Who Should Attend: Dam owners, lessee and facility managers, and operation and maintenance personnel Dam Safety Design Professionals As space is limited, priority will be provided to dam owners and operators. You may register using the link provided in the next page of this flyer. Workshops will run from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Lunch will be provided. Please register for one session only.
  • Course Materials: Attendees will receive a CD with presentation and reference materials that will aid in both implementing lessons learned in the workshop, and adapting review procedures and checklists to their specific organization.
  • How to Register: See below for specific meeting information for your County and click on the corresponding link for the island you want to attend on.

HAWAII — Monday, March 17, 2014
Time:  8:00 AM ‐ 8:30 AM Registration
             8:30 AM ‐ 4:00 PM Workshop
Location:   Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel (Hau/Lehua Room)
Address:   62‐100 Kauna’oa Drive, Kamuela, Hawaii 96743
Register:   Register for Hawaii County

OAHU — Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Time:  8:00 AM ‐ 8:30 AM Registration
             8:30 AM ‐ 4:00 PM Workshop
Location:  Manoa Grand Ballroom (Manoa Room)
Address:  2454 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96826
Note:  $5.00 Parking Fee
Register:  Register for Oahu

MAUI — Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM ‐ 8:30 AM Registration
            8:30 AM ‐ 4:00 PM Workshop
Location:  Maui Arts & Cultural Center (Alexa Higashi Room)
Address:  One Cameron Way, Kahului, Hawaii 96733
Register:  Register for Maui County

KAUAI — Thursday, March 20, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM ‐ 8:30 AM Registration
            8:30 AM ‐ 4:00 PM Workshop
Location:  Kauai Beach Resort (Jasmine II Room)
Address:  4331 Kauai Beach Drive, Lihue, Hawaii 96766
Register:  Register for Kauai County

Proposed Agenda