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2022
Wednesday, November 30th
10:45 AM

Overtopping Erodibility Analysis for a Steep-Sloped Rockfill Embankment Dam

Ariel Rickel, BCG Engineering USA, Inc.
Michael F. George, BCG Engineering USA, Inc.
Rob Millar, BGC Engineering, Inc.

Madrid, Spain

10:45 AM

11:10 AM

Structural Failure of the Cohesive Core of Rockfill Dams: An Experimental Research Using Sand-Bentonite Mixtures

Ricardo Monteiro-Alves, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Rafael Moran, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Miguel Á. Toledo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Javier Peraita, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

11:10 AM

11:35 AM

Applying the Submerged Jet Erosion Test to Embankment Dam Breach Modeling

Tony L. Wahl, U.S. Dept. of the Interior
Blake Armstrong, U.S. Dept. of the Interior

11:35 AM

12:30 PM

First Application of Articulated Concrete Block Armoring with a Stabilized Stone Drainage Layer

Jeremy R. Young, Schnabel Engineering
Jim Nadeau, Ferguson Waterworks/ACF Environmental

Madrid, Spain

12:30 PM

12:55 PM

Failure Thresholds for RCC Crest Caps

Tony L. Wahl, U.S. Dept. of the Interior
Bryan J. Heiner, U.S. Dept. of the Interior
Jacob F. Kepler, Colorado State University

12:55 PM

2:35 PM

Hydro-Geotechnical Rock Scour Assessment at Petit-Saut Dam

Seven E. Pells, Pells Consulting
Fanar Al-Qassab, GHD
Felicia Weir, PSM G3
Anaïs Faivre, Centre d’Ingénierie Hydraulique
Thierry Leturcq, Technique de réalisation
Benoit Blancher, Centre d’Ingénierie Hydraulique

2:35 PM

3:00 PM

Erodibility Evaluation of an Unlined Rock Spillway: Comparison Between the Erodibility Index Method and a New Method Based on Block Theory

Michael George, BGC Engineering, Inc
Cole Christiansen, BGC Engineering, Inc.
Ariel Rickel, BGC Engineering, Inc
Benjamin Israel, Gannett Fleming
George W. Annandale, George W. Annandale, Inc.

Madrid, Spain

3:00 PM

3:25 PM

Bedrock Erosion in Swedish Spillways - A Methodology for Assessing Design Pore Pressures Aimed for Design of Erosion Mitigation Via Reinforcement of the Rock Mass

Per Eriksson, Norconsult AB
Jonas Persson, Norconsult AB
Carol-Oscar Nilsson, Fortum Sverige AB

Madrid, Spain

3:25 PM

4:20 PM

A Novel Computational Method to Compute Rock Scour Due to Dam Overtopping

Erik F. R. Bollaert, AquaVision Engineering

Madrid, Spain

4:20 PM

4:45 PM

Energy Dissipation of Highly Convergent Chutes in Stilling Basins of Concrete Dams

Rafael Morán, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Miguel Ángel Toledo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Jaime I. Masides, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Madrid, Spain

4:45 PM

Thursday, December 1st
10:15 AM

Recent Case Histories of Cascade Failures and Overflowing Events of Embankment Dams

Alexius Vogel, Risk Assessment International
Jean-Robert Courivaud, Centre d’Ingénierie Hydraulique
Katarzyna Jarecka, Risk Assessment International

Madrid, Spain

10:15 AM

10:40 AM

Field Testing of the Overflow Erosion of Rhone River Levees

Christophe Picault, Compagnie Nationale du Rhône
Fabrice Campette, Compagnie Nationale du Rhône
Stéphane Bonelli, INRAE and Aix-Marseille University
Sylvie Nicaise, INRAE and Aix-Marseille University
Naim Chaouch, INRAE and Aix-Marseille University
Faustine Byron, INRAE and Aix-Marseille University
Yves Gremeaux, INRAE and Aix-Marseille University
Alexis Doghmane, INRAE and Aix-Marseille University
Mathys Garoui, INRAE and Aix-Marseille University
Jordan Herbeck, INRAE and Aix-Marseille University
Frédéric Golay, Institute of Mathematics of Toulon

Madrid, Spain

10:40 AM

11:05 AM

Overflow Tests on Grass-Covered Embankments at the Living Lab Hedwige-Prosperpolder: An Overview

André R. Koelewijn, Deltares
Stephan J.H. Rikkert, Delft University of Technology
Patrik Peeters, Flanders Hydraulics Research
Davy Depreiter, Flanders Hydraulics Research
Myron van Damme, Rijkswaterstaat WVL
Wouter Zomer, STOWA

11:05 AM

12:00 PM

Riprap Protection Exposed to Overtopping Phenomena: A Review of Laboratory Experimental Models

Théo Dezert, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Geir Helge Kiplesund, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Fjóla Guðrún Sigtryggsdóttir, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

12:00 PM

12:50 PM

Hydraulic Computations for Stepped Concrete Overlays of Embankment Dams

Tony L. Wahl, USDI Bureau of Reclamation
Sherry L. Hunt, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Kem C. Kadavy, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Henry T. Falvey, Henry T. Falvey & Associates, Inc.

Madrid, Spain

12:50 PM

2:35 PM

Methodology for Calculating the Response of Porous Media for Evaluating Grass Response to Overtopping Loads

Myron Von Damme, Delft University of Technology
Dennis Den Ouden-Van Der Horst, Delft University of Technology

Madrid, Spain

2:35 PM

3:00 PM

Wirewall a Follow Up: Labratory and Field Measurements of Wave Overtopping

Tim Pullen, HR Wallingford
Jenny Brown, National Oceanography Centre
Margaret Yelland, National Oceanography Centre
Robin Pascal
Richard Pinnell
Chris Cardwell
David Jones

3:00 PM

4:25 PM

Stochastic Approach to Hydrological Dam Safety in the Framework of the New Dam Safety Standards in Spain

Iván Gabriel-Martin, ACIS Innovación+Ingeniería S.L
Francisco J. Caballero, ACIS Innovación+Ingeniería S.L
Álvaro Sordo-Ward, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Luis Garrote, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

4:25 PM