US Army Corps of Engineers

National Regional Sediment Management Program

RSM-U Reservoir Sediment Management and
Analysis for Engineers Workshop
11-15 June 2018

University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

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Reservoir Sediment Management and Analysis for Engineers
A technical workshop of the USACE Regional Sediment Management Program
University of Kansas, Room G415, LEEP2 Bldg -- Lawrence, KS

Monday, 11 June
08:30 - 11:30HEC-RAS Refresher:
- Overview of HEC-RAS and Steps to Develop a HEC-RAS Model
- Unsteady Flow Modeling for Reservoir Analysis with HEC-RAS
13:00 - 16:45Sedimentation Problems
Sedimentation Mechanics
Computing Volume Change
17:45 Group dinner (optional)

Tuesday, 12 June
08:00 - 16:30Future without Project (FWOP) Overview
FWOP Framework
Pressure Flushing
Site Visit Logistics
Group Lunch
Site visit to view pressure flush (Blue Springs Lake)

Wednesday, 13 June
08:00 - 16:30Computing the Future Without Project (HEC-RAS workshop)
Overview of Management Methods
Management Exercise (Sumner Dam)
Reducing Sediment Loads
Screening Methods
Analysis and design of drawdown flushing (HEC-RAS workshop)

Thursday, 14 June
08:00 - 16:45Analysis and Design of Hydrosuction
Analysis and Design of Routing Procedures
Analysis and Design of Dredging
Additional Methods: Bypass Channels
Additional Methods: Density Current Venting
Additional Methods: Water Injection Dredging
Case Studies - Breakout Groups:
- Black Canyon Management Case Study
- Gavins Point Management Case Study
- Lake Sumner Management Case Study

Friday, 15 June
08:30 - 11:30Downstream Channel Considerations
Multi-Dimensional Modeling
How to Engage the Experts
What didn't we tell you?
Workshop Evaluation and Closing
Comments / Whom to contact
Webdate June 2018

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