Drainage Engineers Meeting 2009

Session 1: CREP Wetland Session

9:00-9:15 a.m. Welcome and CREP Update

9:15-9:45 a.m. Improving on Site Design to Minimize Short-Circuiting of Tile Flow - Shawn Richmond

9:45-10:15 a.m. Soils, Borings, Test Pits and Experience with CREP sites - Mike Bourland

10:15-10:30 a.m. Break

10:30-11:00 a.m. New Water Control Structure Outlet - Don Peterson

11:00-11:30 a.m. Downstream Channel Design and Stability - Mike Bourland

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Update on Iowa Drainage & Wetland Landscape Systems Initiative - Dean Lemke

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch at the Hotel

Session 2: General Drainage Session

1:00-1:45 p.m. Hydrologic Analysis of Improved Drainage & Culvert Sizing - Matt Helmers

1:45-2:30 p.m. Bio-Reactors - Alok Bhandari

2:30-2:45 p.m. Break

2:45-3:30 p.m. Two-Stage Ditch Design - Matt Helmers

3:30-4:00 p.m. Blind Inlet Design - Matt Helmers and Stewart Melvin

4:00-4:30 p.m. Legislative/Legal/Regulator Update - Lake Assessments and Mitigation Banks

4:30-5:00 p.m. General Discussion (Recap of meeting, emerging issues, and potential topics for future meetings)