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Periodic dam safety inspection report, Aspen Tailings, Main & Saddle Dams

Douglas L. Johnson

Periodic dam safety inspection report, Aspen Tailings, Main & Saddle Dams

by Douglas L. Johnson

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Published by Shorelands & Water Resources Program, Dam Safety Section, Washington State Dept. of Ecology in Olympia, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dam safety -- Washington (State) -- Aspen Tailings Dams,
  • Dams -- Inspection -- Washington (State) -- Aspen Tailings Dams,
  • Aspen Tailings Dams (Wash.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAspen Tailings, Main & Saddle Dams.
    Statementby Douglas L. Johnson, Gustavo A. Ordonez.
    SeriesPublication (Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology) -- no. 95-168.
    ContributionsOrdonez, Gustavo A., Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology. Dam Safety Section.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 62 p. (1 folded), [7] folded leaves :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19016790M
    OCLC/WorldCa33210421

    Safety Inspection of Dams Compiled by Dam Safety Organization New Delhi June (Revised) 3 C O N T E N T S main highways or railroads. Table II Hazard Potential Classification Category Loss of Life (Extent of the investigation and included in the Phase I report. Field inspections The field inspection of the dam, appurtenant. Satellite imagery has led to the realization that tailings impoundments are probably the largest man-made structures on earth. Their safety, for the protection of life, the environment and property, is an essential need in today's mining operations. These factors and the relatively poor safety record revealed by the numbers of failures in tailings dams, have led to an increasing awareness of.

    Engineering and Construction, Division of Dam Safety and Flood Control, Bureau of Dam Safety. The objective of the program is to protect lives and property from the consequences of a dam failure or the improper release of impounded water. A primary means of achieving this goal is through the maintenance and periodic inspection of in-service dams. The Indiana Dam Safety Inspection Manual is based on accepted practice and consists of information developed from existing documentation on dam safety inspections obtained from state and federal agencies. Dam safety is a complex and multi-disciplinary practice that continues to evolve as.

    The safety of all dams in the United States is of considerable national, state, and local concern. Given that, the principal purpose of the T ADS (Training Aids for Dam Safety) Initial Or Formal Dam Safety Inspection •. Periodic Or Intermediate Dam Safety Inspection. Routine Dam Safety Inspection Special Inspection.. Emergency Inspection. PHASE I INSPECTION REPORT NATIONAL DAM SAFETY PROGRAM NAME OF DAM: UNIMIN TAILINGS DAM ID# VA SECTION 1 -PROJECT INFORMATION General Authority: Public Law , 8 August , authorized the Secretary of the Army, through the Corps of Engineers, to initiate a national program of safety inspections of dams through-.


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Periodic dam safety inspection report, Aspen Tailings, Main & Saddle Dams by Douglas L. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

•Red Dog Tailings Dams Alaska Dam Safety Program. Presentation Outline –Water in winter at dams •Icy Creek Dam •Lower Fire Lake Dam –A tribute to Bruce Tschantz •ItasigrookDam – Other Alaska challenges Excerpt from Periodic Safety Inspection for Nixon Fork Tailings Dam.

Tailings dams are inspected annually, Dam Safety Inspection (DSI), with reports submitted to and reviewed by the Chief Inspector of Mines; Dam Safety Reviews are required every five years for dams with a significant, high, very high or extreme classification. Tailings dams are used to store water and waste that come as by products from the mining process.

It is estimated there are at least 3, tailings dams around the world. But as there are aro industrial mines, the number of tailings dams is likely to be much higher. Tailings dams can be huge in size, as big as lakes, and reach Dam Safety Inspection Report Guidelines (BLM) Course No: G Credit: 2 PDH Allen Hughes, P.E.

Continuing Education and Development, Inc. 9 Greyridge Farm Court Stony Point, NY P: () F: () [email protected] A tailings dam is a tailings embankment or a tailings disposal dam. The term “tailings dam” encompasses embankments, dam walls or other impounding structures, designed to enable the tailings to settle and to retain tailings and process water, which are constructed in a controlled manner.

A tailings impoundment is the storage space/volume. Dam Safety Inspection Checklist Complete All Portions of This Section (Pre-inspection) Date of Inspection: Name of Dam: File Number: * Periodic Inspections by: Notes: {Upstream Slope, Crest, Downstream Slope, Seepage, Principal Spillway, Emergency Spillway, Lake Drain}.

To bring uniformity and standardization in safety inspection of dams across India, Central Water Commission (CWC) published Guidelines for Safety Inspection of Dams in June However, a need was felt to revise these guidelines considering the technological advancements, best practices worldwide and the experience gained from the dam safety.

Dam Safety Office Denver, Colorado August Interim Dam Safety Public Protection Reclamation has the authority to modify its dams for safety purposes under the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of [1].

This Act was passed in response to dam safety issues were addressed though periodic examinations and. Annual Tailings Facility and Dam Safety Inspection Report (HSRC Register of Tailings Storage Facilities and Dams (HSRC, ) It is intended that periodic.

Dam Inspection Section entitled "Operation Maintenance and Inspection Manual for Dams, Dikes and Levees". Special thanks are extended to Mr. Bruce Pickens, Administrator, Ohio Dam Safety Section for allowing this privilege. The funding for this edition was provided by the Department of Homeland Security (Federal.

IDWR currently regulates nearly water storage dams and more than 20 mine tailings impoundment structures located throughout the state. Dam Safety program personnel perform regular inspections of existing projects according to the potential consequences that a dam failure and sudden release of water would present to downstream life and property.

Dam safety inspections The Obstructions in Streams Act (K.S.A 82ab) requires owners of high hazard (class C) and significant hazard dams (class B) dams to have a qualified engineer condut periodic dam inspections. for high hazard dams, the inspection must be done every three years.

Pennsylvania's Dam Safety Regulations. View the Dam Safety & Encroachments Act (Act of ) (PDF) and the Amendment for "High-Hazard Dam" Act provides for the regulation of dams and reservoirs, water obstructions and encroachments in the Commonwealth, in order to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people and property.

The Dam Safety Program classifies all regulated dams into three categories: High Hazard, Significant Hazard, or Low Hazard as shown below: High Hazard – A dam whose failure may cause loss of life, serious damage to homes, industrial or commercial buildings, important public utilities, main.

The task of the dam safety Board was to produce and publish reports with recommendations on maintenance and supervision of dams. The Board should also, on request, recommend skilled engineers qualified for examination and inspection of dams.

The Board published notifications with advices on dam safety management from to The Dam Safety. question of dam safety, and new Federal legislation for dam safety was initiated in the Congress. An ApPresidential memorandum (reproduced in Section I.B) directed federal agencies to review their dam safety practices, addressing many elements of dam safety.

An interim raise under construction at the Fort Knox Tailings Dam. Photograph by Charles Cobb. Center: Operation Steve Anderson conducting the visual inspection for a periodic safety inspection at the Cannery Creek Dam owned by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and operated by the Prince William Sound Aquaculture Association.

Tailings Dam v’s Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) 1 Past Lessons Learnt 1 Sustainable Use of Dams for Tailings Storage 2 The need for these Guidelines 2 Australian Regulations and Guidelines 3 Consultations 4 Procedure for Tailings Dam Life Cycle Management 4 Definitions 6 Key Management Considerations 9.

Dam safety statutes are enumerated in Idaho Code §§ through The definition of height to be used for determining compliance with Idaho Code is measured vertically from the natural bed of the stream or watercourse at the downstream toe of the barrier to the maximum water storage elevation.

If you have questions about Phase I Formal Dam Safety Inspection Report requirements please contact Office of Dam Safety at ext.

Dam Safety Inspection Template: Guidelines are included within the template for both conducting field inspections and preparing reports. While this report discusses general features of tailings dams and impoundments, actual designs for tailings disposal are highly site-specific.

Design depends on the quantity and the individual characteristics of the tailings produced by the mining and milling operation, as well as the climatic, topographic, geologic.

The research, led by the Church of England (CoE) and fund managers, reveals that at least of 1, dams holding mining waste — tailings — have had safety issues in the past.According to orders by the Chief Inspector of Minesthe owner, agent, or managers responsible for tailings dams are required to expedite and complete annual dam safety inspections (DSI).

A dam’s consequence classification is based on the potential impact to population, environment, cultural values, and infrastructure should it fail.