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CCUSA – Otter River Terminal Reservoir Dam

CCUSA – Otter River Terminal Reservoir Dam

Location: Campbell County, VA  Project Type: River/Dams

Hurt & Proffitt (H&P) provided consulting services for the evaluation, dam break analysis, hazard potential classification, inundation zone mapping, and Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation (VDCR) certification renewal for this dam owned and operated by Campbell County Utilities and Services Authority (CCUSA) for conformance to new VDCR dam safety regulations. This work was completed by H&P under our civil engineering services term contract with CCUSA.  The work included coordination with VDCR and CCUSA officials; dam inspection;  hydrologic and hydraulic evaluation of dam watershed routing through the reservoir; analysis of various dam break scenarios using HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS computer software; inundation zone mapping; recommendation of the hazard potential classification to be assigned to the dam; and preparation of a report and updates to the Emergency Action Plan and Operations and Maintenance Application, and submittal of these documents to VDCR and approval by that agency for dam certification renewal.



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