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Recommended dam safety protocols for burned watershed hydrology calculations
Recommended dam safety protocols for burned watershed hydrology calculations (Number of pages: 23) (Publication Size: 462KB)
|For dams in forested watersheds, fires, floods and failures can happen, and can happen quickly.
The hydrologic effects of wildfires are known to forest hydrologists, but this knowledge seems to have limited circulation outside of forestry circles. This guidance will attempt to share forest hydrology knowledge as it potentially applies in the context of dam safety, and suggests a starting point for developing calculations to assess dam safety for a burned watershed.
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Burned watershed hydrology calculations sheet
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