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Levee Safety Meeting 2018

 "Meeting the Nation's Levee Challenges"

The Louisville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosted the 7th Levee Safety Meeting.

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There were approximately 25 levee systems represented with 100 total participants!

The Louisville District would like to thank all of our Levee Sponsors, A/E's, Vendors, and everyone who participated in the 7th Levee Safety Meeting.

 

     AGENDA

ATTENDEE LIST

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (502) 315-6291 or Louisville District Levee Safety Program.

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Presentations

Day 1

Applying Risk - Ryan Jeffries, P.E., Chief, Geotechnical & Water Resources Branch, Alternative Levee Safety Officer

Tips to Expedite Your Alteration Review - Bonnie Jennings, P.E., PMP, Section 408 Coordinator

Future of FEMA Accreditations - David Lasoski, P.E., Levee Safety Area Representative (LSAR)

FEMA (Accreditation, LAMP, Recent Guidance Updates, & Coordination with USACE) - Roger Dennick, P.E., CFM, FEMA Region V Service Center Lead & Christine Gaynes, CFM, FEMA Region V Civil Engineer

Potential Funding Sources - Brandon Brummett, P.E., PMP, USACE Outreach Coordinator

EOC, Assistance During Flood Events & PL 84-99 Requests - George Minges, P.E., Emergency Operations Manager

Drone Support in 2018 Flooding in Campbell County for ROI - Ryan Hermann, Drone Coordinator, PDSKC

Sponsor Presentation: Louisville Metro Levee Sponsor - MSD - Rehabilitation of Aging Pump Stations - Josh Dickerson, P.E., Flood Protection Projects Administrator, Louisville Metro Levee System

 

Day 2

Review the Draft Version of the Latest Inspection of Completed Works Checklist used during Routine and Periodic Inspections - Cory Williams, P.E., Levee Safety Program Manager, Memphis District

Levee System Summaries and Importance of Emergency Action Plans (EAPs) - Will Puckett, P.E. Senior Geotechnical Engineer and Levee Safety Technical Reviewer

Real Estate Issues in Levee Management - Lisa Taylor, Assistant District Counsel

Overview of ER 1110-1-1807 "Drilling in Earth Embankment Dams and Levees" Requirements and Processes for Drilling in or Below a Levee - Steven Shifflett, P.E., Geotechnical Engineer

LRL Water Management - Overview of USACE Reservoir Operations - Jamie Blanton, Hydrology and Hydraulics Section, Water Management Team

New NLD Website Overview - Paul Deatrick, GISP, GIS Coordinator

Megger Testing - Jeff Timbas, P.E., Electrical Engineer

PL 84-99 Repairs - Jason Koenig, P.G., Levee Safety Area Representative

Sponsor Presentation: MSD Louisville Catastrophic Urban Flood Plan - John "JP" Carsone, Flood Protection Supervisor, MSD