Dam Operation, Maintenance, and Inspection Manual


Dam Operation, Maintenace and Inspection Manual

File : pdf, 6.4 MB, 92 pages

TOC

PART I – INTRODUCTION
Introduction
Parts of an Earth Dam
Dam Safety Laws

PART II – FAILURE AND EMERGENCY ACTIONS
Earth Dam Failures
Emergency Actions and Procedures

PART III – MAINTENANCE OF EMBANKMENTS
Vegetation
Erosion
Seepage
Treatment of Cracks, Slides, Sloughing, and Settlement
Rodent Control
Road on the Crest of the Dam
Monitoring Devices

PART IV – MAINTENANCE OF SPILLWAYS AND CONTROL STRUCTURES
Inspection and Repair of Spillway Conduits
Trash Racks on Pipe Spillways
Inspection and Repair of Vegetated Earth Spillways
Concrete Repair
Mechanical Equipment

PART V – OPERATION
Lake Drains
Mechanical Equipment
Reservoir Levels
Record Keeping
Winterizing Techniques and Problems
Vandalism
Design Modifications
Sedimentation and Dredging
Access Roads
Low-Head Dams
Contacting a Professional Engineer
Stocking Fish
Security

PART VI – INSPECTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE CHECKLISTS

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