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8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: B117-119
From state to country border challenges, there are many examples of hydropower projects that are impacted by cross-border issues. Projects located on rivers that cross borders face challenges with multiple state agencies involved. When rivers cross borders, international negotiations require diplomacy to prevent conflicts. This session will include discussions on (read more...)
Moderator
Heidi Wahto
Regulatory & Natural Resources Practice Lead
McMillen Jacobs Associates
United States

2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Room: B117-119
New dams, dam raises, project expansions and water management approaches provide opportunities for both increasing and more effectively using of existing storage, but they come with technical, environmental and social challenges. This session will explore how owners and regional authorities are planning for and managing increased water needs (storage and (read more...)
Moderator
Bill Swanson
Water Resource Practice Leader
Stantec
United States

3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: B117-119

New approaches are being considered for moving fish past dams around the world. Experts will discuss the view of what is next for fish passage for regions in the U.S., Canada, and around the world. From conterversory over trap-and-haul in California to lifting sturgeon over dams, we will discuss the (read more...)

Moderator
Michael Parker
Mechanical Engineer
Kleinschmidt
United States

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