Whose "Fault" Is This? Overcoming Faulting and Ancient Landslides in a Dam Abutment

by Arun Parsons, P.E., Project Manager; Black & Veatch, Walnut Creek, CA, parsonsa@bv.com,
Michael Forrest, P.E., Vice President; AECOM, Oakland, CA, michael.forrest@aecom.com,
Susan Hou, G.E., Senior Project Manager; San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, shou@sfwater.org,
Tedman Lee, P.E., Project Engineer; Engineering Management Bureau, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, tlee@sfwater.org,
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Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2017, Vol. 21, Issue 2, Pg. 30-36


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: The Calaveras Dam Replacement Project (CDRP) is the largest project in the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's (SFPUC) $4.8 billion, multi-year Water System Improvement Program (WSIP). The program aims to upgrade the SFPUC's regional and local water systems that serve 2.6 million people in the greater Bay Area.

Subject Headings: Geological faults | Dams | Landslides | Lifeline systems | Water supply systems | Bays

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