The Geo-Institute has released the 2013 Terzaghi Lecture onto their YouTube channel. “Skip” Hendron, Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign presented his lecture on “Improving Dam Safety with Lessons Learned from Case Histories of Dam Failures and Unacceptable Dam Performance”. Go check out the video on the Geo-Institute’s YouTube Channel.
Nearly 3,000 dams in Texas will be exempt from inspection, including 216 that are rated as high hazard. This is thanks to a Texas State law passed earlier this year meant to lessen the burden […]
Dr. Carlos Santamarina of Georgia Tech. presented the 2014 Terzaghi Lecture at Geo-Congress 2014 entititled ‘Energy Geotechnology: Enabling New Insights Into Soil Behavior’. From the You-Tube summary: Energy is critical to life, and the coming […]
‘Dams Sector facilities provide a host of benefits, from flood protection to crop irrigation; however, the potential for their failure also presents a source of great danger with disastrous consequences. To avoid failures, it is […]