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CDA News Brief

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ince the end of winter 2017,
weather related events have been
making news across Canada
and the North American Continent.

February 2017
Heavy and widespread rains
occurred in California in early 2017.
The water levels rose and the main
and emergency spillways of Oroville
Dam were used. Both spillways have
been seriously damaged by erosion.
Emergency repairs had to be carried
out in both locations.

April and May 2017
Spring brought major floods along
the Ottawa, St. Lawrence, and St.
Maurice rivers in Ontario and Quebec.
More than 5000 houses were flooded,
and many had to be demolished.
Repair and reconstruction might not
be allowed by the Quebec provincial government in the 0 to 20-year
flood zones.
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qc.ca/Pages/Ar ticle.aspx?idAr ticle =
2506221962&lang=en

http://www.noaa.gov/media-release/
noaa-predicts-near-or-above-normal-2017central-pacific-hurricane-season

May 26, 2017 - Oroville
Dam Spillway
ASDSO and USSD Comments on
Current State of Oroville Spillway
Incident Investigation:
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Documents/PRESS/2017/Oroville%20
P r e s s % 2 0 R e l e a s e % 2 0 -% 2 0 M a y %
202017.pdf

June 13, 2017 - High water
level in Lake Ontario
Water releases from the Great Lakes
had been kept relatively low until
flooding receded downstream along
St. Lawrence River. The water level in
Lake Ontario reached record levels.
https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/
news/national/st-lawrence-river-bracesfor-la r gest-da m-water-release- ever/
article35304759/?ref=https://www.theglobeandmail.com&

Summer 2017 - Oroville Dam
Spillway 1:50 scale Model
The Utah Water Research Laboratory
has built a 1:50 scale model of the damaged Oroville main spillway to test
repair plans before construction.
https://uwrl.usu.edu/news/oroville-dam

Summer 2017 - Wildfires burn
in Southern British Columbia
Vast wooded areas went up in
flames in British Columbia, causing
evacuation in some areas.
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/
safety/wildfire-status

November 15-17, 2017 -
Ouranos Symposium
Ouranos is "a non-profit organization that develops and coordinates
projects by tapping into a network
of approximately 450 researchers, experts, practitioners and
policy-makers from a variety of
disciplines."
https://www.ouranos.ca/en/ouranos/ ■

May 25, 2017 - NOAA
issues 2017 Atlantic Ocean
Hurricane Forecast
An above average (45%) or average
(35%) year is predicted with 2 to 4
major hurricanes over the Atlantic
Ocean.
https://www.climate.gov/news-features/
understanding-climate/noaa-releases-2017-hurricane-outlook-atlantic-ocean

May 26, 2017 - NOAA issues
2017 Central Pacific Ocean
Hurricane Forecast
"NOAA's Central Pacific Hurricane
Center today [May 24, 2017] announced
that climate conditions point to an 80
percent chance of a near- or above-normal hurricane season in the Central
Pacific basin this year."
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017

Board of Directors
President’s Message
2018 Board of Directors Update
2017 CDA Awards
Screening Level Risk Assessment for a Portfolio of Tailings Dams
Dam Safety Review, Public Safety Workshops Hit the Road
CDA Events Photospread
Gardiner Dam 50th Anniversary
Jim’s Journey – Memoirs by Jim Gordon
CDA Launches Digital Editions of Guidelines
Invitation From Icold 2018 in Vienna
Icold Corner
Notice of the Annual General Meeting
Ouranos Press Release – 2017 Spring Floods in Quebec
CDA Young Professionals
CDA 2018 Conference
Time to Renew Your Membership
CDA News Brief
Buyers’ Guide and Trade List
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Intro
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - cover1
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - cover2
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 3
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 4
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 5
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 6
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Board of Directors
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 8
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - President’s Message
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 10
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 11
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 12
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 13
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 2018 Board of Directors Update
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 2017 CDA Awards
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Screening Level Risk Assessment for a Portfolio of Tailings Dams
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 17
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 18
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 19
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 20
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 21
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 22
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 23
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 24
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 25
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 26
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 27
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 28
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 29
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Dam Safety Review, Public Safety Workshops Hit the Road
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 31
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 32
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 33
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - CDA Events Photospread
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Gardiner Dam 50th Anniversary
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 36
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 37
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Jim’s Journey – Memoirs by Jim Gordon
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - CDA Launches Digital Editions of Guidelines
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Invitation From Icold 2018 in Vienna
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Icold Corner
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 42
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Notice of the Annual General Meeting
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Ouranos Press Release – 2017 Spring Floods in Quebec
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 45
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - CDA Young Professionals
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 47
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - CDA 2018 Conference
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 49
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Time to Renew Your Membership
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - CDA News Brief
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 52
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - 53
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - Buyers’ Guide and Trade List
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - cover3
Canadian Dam Association Bulletin - Fall 2017 - cover4
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