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Embankment Design Course

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SUBJECT: Agenda for the Embankment Design Course, February 16, 2016, to be held at the WDATCP/NRCS office at 3369 W. Brewster St. Appleton, WI 54914 




9:30-10:00 am Planning Embankment Type Practices for Soil Conservation: This will be an over view of typical embankment practices used in soil conservation and the differences between them. 

We will discuss the general use of Water and Sediment Control Basins (638), Grade Stabilization Structures (410), and Embankment Ponds (378) Drew Zelle, WDATCP 


10:00-10:15 am Flood routing refresher (this course assumes that attendees have a basic knowledge of flood routing) Drew Zelle, WDATCP 


10:15-10:30 am Principle and Auxiliary outlets-different types and uses. Drew Zelle, WDATCP 


10:30-Noon Water and Sediment Control Basin Design: A review of the standard requirements and design procedures for single and multiple WASCOBs in series utilizing the same outlet. Joe Van Hulle, NRCS 


Noon-12:45 pm Lunch (provided by Wisconsin Land and Water) 


12:45-1:00 pm Minimum spillway capacity flow chart (Table 1, NRCS 378) and NR 333 capacity requirements: Drew Zelle, WDATCP 


1:00-1:45 pm Dam Hazard Rating and Breach analysis- an overview of the rating 

and the breach analysis process. Annette Humpal, NRCS 


1:45-2:30 pm Utilizing the NRCS 378 Standard and the POND program to design 

an embankment pond. Drew Zelle, WDATCP 


2:30 pm to 3:30 pm HydroCAD and Hydraflow: An overview of these programs for the use in embankment design. Travis Buckley, WDATCP 


*Lunch will be provided by Wisconsin Land and Water.



Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time: 9:30AM
Format: In-person
Appleton, Wisconsin
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Cost: free course
Partners: none
Registration Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2016
CEUs Available: none
For: none
Course Topics: Water Management
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