December 14, 2022 | 12-2pm ET

From his more than 35 years of design and construction experience, George Casagran will discuss the assessment, repair, and rehabilitation of concrete structures associated with dams and other water retaining structures.

The webinar will cover background and historical perspectives including common defects/damages, potential failure modes, condition assessments, repairs/rehabilitation technologies, and risk mitigation. Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation’s approach to prioritizing and planning concrete repairs and rehabilitation will also be discussed.

In this webinar, you will be introduced to: 

This webinar is presented as part of a series organized by Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation (AGI) on the dam safety methodologies and advanced technologies currently being applied to AGI’s dam infrastructure.

The series is intended for dam owners, engineers, engineering technologists, operators, and regulators who are interested in learning from the experiences of other professionals.

The information presented in this series is not endorsed as CDA guidance.

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Presenter

George Casagran, P. Eng., Senior Civil/Structural Engineer, WSP Canada

George Casagran is a Civil/Structural engineer with over 35 years of experience in the industry. His design and construction experience includes all civil/structural aspects of hydro and hydroelectric projects (i.e., concrete/RCC dams, intakes, spillways, penstocks, power tunnels, grouting/drainage systems, powerhouses and sub-stations).

George has led numerous complex hydro/hydroelectric rehabilitation/upgrading projects, many associated with the AAR phenomenon. His experience in concrete rehabilitation/repairs cover over 25 projects. His experience includes feasibility and conceptual studies, detailed engineering, dam safety reviews, condition assessments, life extensions, independent engineer mandates, and due diligence assignments. He has worked on over 100 hydro/hydroelectric projects/schemes in 18 countries, occupying different levels of responsibility.