Select Criteria: Tracks = Waterpower Hydro Basics Course (Co-Located Event)

Monday, July 13, 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: 103A-103C
Attendees will build a solid foundation of hydro basics and facts: What Nature Gives Us How Hydroelectric Power Is Captured Multiple Beneficial Uses Energy Water Supply Irrigation Recreation Navigation Flood Control Environmental Considerations New Technologies (Including Ocean and In-Stream You will also receive an introduction to the hydro industry, including: Hydro Development and Potential Overview of Industry Players Current Issues Discussion and Q&A ...
Speaker(s)
Session Leader
Blake Rothfuss, P.E., D.WRE
Vice President and Project Director
COWI Tunnel
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    Monday, July 13, 9:05 AM - 10:05 AM

    • Room: 103A-103C
    Hydraulic Design of a Project, including: • Dams (include brief description of different types, e.g., rockfill, earthen, hydraulic fill, RCC) • Spillways and Outlet Works o Gates and Heavy Steel Structures • Penstocks, Tunnels, Canals and Flumes • Approach and Tailrace Channels • Discussion and Q&A...
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    Juan Quiroz
    Principal Engineer
    Stantec
    Session Leader
    Phil Hoover
    President
    H & M Engineering Inc.
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      Monday, July 13, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

      • Room: 103A-103C
      Hydro Turbine Overview (Including, brief discussion on which types of turbines are optimal for certain flows and heads and on advanced designs for environmental improvements) Performance Curves Caitavtion What's New Discussion Q&A ...
      Speaker(s)
      Instructor
      Andrew Ware
      Manager, Systems Engineering
      American Hydro Corporation
      Session Leader
      Phil Hoover
      President
      H & M Engineering Inc.
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        Monday, July 13, 11:25 AM - 12:25 PM

        • Room: 103A-103C
        Generators (Fixed Speed, Variable Speed and Emerging Technology) Governors Controls Excitation Balance of Plant Breakers Transformers Discussion Q&A ...
        Speaker(s)
        Session Leader
        Phil Hoover
        President
        H & M Engineering Inc.
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          Monday, July 13, 12:25 PM - 1:40 PM

          Monday, July 13, 1:40 PM - 2:40 PM

          • Room: 103A-103C
          Learn the nuts and bolts of hydropower production as compared to other types of generation, including steam (nuclear and fossil), combustionturbine, and wind.  Explore how to:  Optimize the use of generation sources to meet normal systems requirements Take advantage of the capbility of hydro units during abnormalsystem operations (including black start and... (read more...)
          Speaker(s)
          Instructor
          Francis Halpin
          Supervisory Physical Scientist
          Bonneville Power Administration (Retired)
          Session Leader
          Kenneth Odom
          Principal Engineer
          Southern Company Services
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            Monday, July 13, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

            • Room: 103A-103C
            Gain an insider's view of the critical on-the-ground perspective: Role of the Project Operator Challenges, Including Compliance Requirements and Spil Requirements Discussion Q&A ...
            Speaker(s)
            Instructor
            Kenneth Odom
            Principal Engineer
            Southern Company Services
            Session Leader
            Megan Nesbitt
            Senior Account Manager
            GE Renewable Energy
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              Monday, July 13, 4:05 PM - 4:50 PM

              • Room: 103A-103C
              Multiple Uses of Rivers Trade-offs Environmental Considerations Fish Dissolved Oxygen and Dissolved Gas Temperature Water Quality Environmental/Ecological/Instream Flows Discussion Q&A ...
              Speaker(s)
              Instructor
              Stephen Amaral
              Principal Fisheries Biologist
              Alden Research Laboratory, Inc.
              Session Leader
              Heidi Wahto
              Principal, Licensing & Regulatory Lead
              Stantec
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                Tuesday, July 14, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

                • Room: 103A-103C
                Characteristics of free-flowing river and lake ecosystems Common Water Quality Obligations ad monitoring methods Mitigation strategies and techniques Discussion Q&A ...
                Speaker(s)
                Instructor
                Mike Hreben
                Senior Fisheries Biologist
                Kleinschmidt Associates
                Session Leader
                Heidi Wahto
                Principal, Licensing & Regulatory Lead
                Stantec
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                  Tuesday, July 14, 8:50 AM - 9:50 AM

                  • Room: 103A-103C
                  National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission U.S. Federal Projects How Projects are Regulated Outside the U.S. Discussion Q&A ...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Instructor
                  Emily Carter
                  Hydropower Outreach Coordinator
                  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
                  Session Leader
                  Mark Killgore, PE, D.WRE
                  Regional Engineer
                  Virginia DCR Dam Safety
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                    Tuesday, July 14, 10:05 AM - 11:05 AM

                    • Room: 103A-103C
                    Sharing examples of successful communication of hydropower's role and/or value with: School Children Communities Media or Environmental Groups Policy-makers Discussion Q&A ...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Instructor
                    Bob Bauer
                    Public Education Specialist
                    Chelan County PUD
                    Session Chair
                    Blake Rothfuss, P.E., D.WRE
                    Vice President and Project Director
                    COWI Tunnel
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                      Tuesday, July 14, 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

                      • Room: 103A-103C
                      Receive your course completion certificate Informal dialogue with other course participants Integrate Waterpower Hydro Basics with upcoming HYDROVISION International program ...
                      Speaker(s)
                      Session Leader
                      Blake Rothfuss, P.E., D.WRE
                      Vice President and Project Director
                      COWI Tunnel
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