PDH Online

Hydrologic and Hydraulic Guidelines for Dams

Credit: 4 PDH
Course Fee: $60.00
40 pages

Course Summary:

This course presents instructions, standards, and accepted procedures for the hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of existing and proposed dams in Texas. They also clarify the expectations of the TCEQ with respect to submitted analyses, and simplify review by standardizing processes and elements so they will be acceptable to the reviewer.

Learning Objective:

  • Submitting reports
  • Dam classification
  • Determining the design flood- Precipitation
  • Determining the design flood- Run off calculations
  • Determining the design flood- Routing Methodologies
  • Determining the design flood- Precipitation
  • Hydraulic design criteria
  • Dam breach analysis
  • Risk assessment and classification of hazard potential
  • Appendix

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Course Content

Course Author: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Course 1

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