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D. Allen Hughes, PE
This course will introduce you to the basic guidelines of dam inspection according to the Bureau of Land Management. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) owns 671 dams. An additional privately owned 300 dams are located on BLM lands and are inspected by BLM.
With the inventory of aging dams, maintenance and inspection become more critical. At the same time, the useful life of a many new dams may be extended by regular maintenance of deficiencies which are discovered by proper inspections.
The content of this course is a handbook titled “Dam Safety Inspection Report Guidelines” published by The Bureau of Land management.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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