Hampshire Meets FERC Dam Inspection Requirements

Hampshire-TimTim Hampshire, Geotechnical Engineering Division Manager at DLZ, has recently been notified that he meets the dam safety experience requirements of a “Part 12D Independent Consultant” for the inspection of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) dams. These requirements include having over 10 years (i.e. 20,800 hours) of documentable experience in the design, construction, and inspections of dams. FERC is an independent agency within the U.S. Department of Energy that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity and natural gas and hydropower projects.

Tim has nearly 25 years of experience in the fields of geotechnical, structural, construction, and materials engineering, as well as drilling, field and laboratory testing, and instrumentation installation. He has led the firm’s efforts on a number of investigations and designs of remedial improvements for USACE and state DNR projects involving stability and seepage problems with dams and levees; municipal and conservancy district levee/floodwall systems; as well as other major public infrastructure projects, such as large bridges and deep tunneled sewers.

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