Drilling Plans and Hazard Evaluations for Dams and Levees: Agenda

February 9, 2021 
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern

  • Introduction
  • Background
    • Exploration Purposes
    • Case Histories/Examples
    • Available Guidance Documents
  • Potential Drilling Hazards
    • Hydraulic Fracturing
    • Artesian Conditions/Puncturing Confining Layers
    • Erosion
    • Contamination
    • Other
  • Identification, Evaluation, and Mitigation of Potential Drilling Risks
    • Drilling Locations
    • Drilling Methods
    • Sampling and In-situ Testing Methods
    • Instrument Installation Methods
    • Borehole Completion Methods
  • Contents of a Drilling Investigation Plan
    • Purpose and Need
    • Planning and Project Information
    • Proposed Exploration Activities
    • Risk Identification and Mitigation Plan
    • Communication Plan
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Comments, Questions, and Answers
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