© 2018 by Douglas B. Blatchford PE. Proudly created in WIX

QUALIFICATIONS

◊ Reclamation Dam safety training and experience 

◊ Trained in Safety Evaluation of Existing Dams  (SEED)

◊ Best Practices in Dam and Levee Safety Risk Analysis

◊ Department of Interior Dam Safety practices 

◊ Geological engineering as applied to dam foundations

◊ Applied broad range of engineering applications towards dam safety, including: 

  •  Foundations                                      

  • Seismotectonics                                

  • Dam Operations                               

  • Spillway hydraulics

  • Outlet works hydraulics

  • Risk Analysis

  • Geological Engineering

  • Geotechnical Engineering

  • Population at risk

  • Hydrology

  • Flood Control

  • Inundation Area Analysis

Design and Construction  

◊ Linear Flood Control Facilities 

◊ Detention Basins 

◊ Dams

◊ Weirs  

◊ Canals 

◊ Sanitary Sewer Systems

◊ Water Distribution Systems   

◊ Water Wells 

◊ Foundation Analysis and Design

◊ Geological Engineering

◊ Geotechnical Engineering

◊ Public Works 

◊ Land Development 

◊ Project Management

◊ AutoCAD

◊ Specifications

◊ Bid Tabulations

◊ Construction support

Energy 

◊ Oil well log interpretation

◊ Oil well hydraulics

◊ Solar site and grading plans

◊ Data interpretation

◊ GIS support

ADVANCED ENERGY APPLICATIONS:

◊ Hydroelectric Facility Management

◊ Hydroelectric power generation

◊ Alternative energy design 

◊ Solar energy

◊ Wind energy

Expert Witness

◊ Flooding

◊ Floodplain Management

◊ Drainage

◊ Hydrology

◊ Hydraulic Structures 

◊ Data Interpretation

◊ Data Management

◊ Grading

◊ Erosion

◊ ArcGIS Desktop

◊ ArcGIS Online  

◊ 3D Analyst 

◊ Spatial Analyst 

◊ Data Collection 

◊ Data Management

◊ Data Interpretation 

◊ Applied Watershed Analysis 

◊ Imagery Management

◊ Digital Elevation Models

◊ Terrain Development

◊ Global Positioning Systems

◊ Layouts 

◊ Exhibits  

◊ Numerical Modeling (MODFLOW)

  • Visual MODFLOW©                                   

  • Groundwater Vistas ©                          

  • Leapfrog ©                          

◊ Hydrogeologic Conceptual Models

◊ Integrated Water Resources 

◊ Fate of Contaminants in the Subsurface

◊ Water Quality 

◊ Well log interpretation

◊ Fence diagrams

◊ Water Well Design 

◊ Data Management 

◊ Geographic Information Systems   

◊ sUAV (small Unmanned Aerial Systems)

◊ Image Interpretation 

◊ Data Collection 

◊ Aerial Photography

◊ Videography

◊ Change Management 

◊ Resource Management 

◊ Pix4D©  

◊ Photoscan©

◊ DJI Flightplanner©

◊ Litchi Mission Planning©

◊ FAA Licensed Pilot 

◊ Coordination with licensed land surveyor  

◊ Colorado River Operations

  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • Federal , State, Local, Tribal, and International Coordination

  • Water Supply Research

  • Coordinated Operations 

  • Annual Operating Plans

  • Short Term Operations (Hourly, Daily, Weekly)

  • Mid-term Operations (Monthly)

◊ Water Operations 

◊ Water Supply 

◊ Water Demand 

◊ Forecasting

◊ Climate Change

◊ Drought Management 

◊ Flood Control

◊ Power Generation

◊ Numerical Modeling

  • HEC-RAS 1D /2D                                                       

  • HEC-HMS

  • HEC-1 Flood Hydrograph Package

  • Inundation Area Analysis 

  • MIKE 21                       

◊ Watershed Restoration 

◊ Watershed Management 

◊ Floodplain Management 

◊ Flood Control

◊ Fluvial Systems

◊ Fluvial Geomorphology

◊ Alluvial  Systems

◊ Alluvial Geomorphology

◊ Data Management 

◊ Geographic Information Systems

◊ Phase 1 Environmental Assessments  

◊ Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans