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IS-874: Introduction to Seepage and Internal Erosion and the Emergency Response to Seepage Related Dam Risks

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Course Overview

This course will introduce the concepts of identifying, monitoring, and addressing Seepage and Internal Erosion at dams. This course is also designed to build a foundation for emergency response personnel to seepage-related dam risks.

Course Objectives:

  • Summarize the identified process of steps to identify, evaluate, and monitor seepage.
  • Examine visual and non-visual detection methods
  • Examine non-visual detection and investigation methods
  • Examine seepage collection and measurement
  • Examine seepage monitoring





Course Length:

13 hours
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  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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