DFI and federal and state agencies established the Seepage Control committee as a collaborative forum to discuss industry best practices for seepage cutoff and foundation improvement for water infrastructure projects.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Gregg Batchelder-Adams is a registered professional engineer with about 40 years of experience in civil and geotechnical engineering. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Vermont and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire. For the past 30 years, he has focused on the evaluation, inspection, design, construction, and risk assessment of dams and levees throughout the US and abroad. He is currently a Lead Civil Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Risk Management Center located in Colorado. Gregg resides with his wife Laurie in Denver.
46th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations
October 12–15, 2021 – Las Vegas, Nevada
6th International Conference on Grouting & Deep Mixing
February 13–16, 2022 – New Orleans, Louisiana
Review of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering Manual on Seepage Cutoffs for Dams and Levees
Committee conducted detailed review of the evolving text of this manual covering design and construction of seepage cutoffs.
Speakers are invited to each committee meeting to present challenging seepage control design and construction projects.
Workshops and conferences convening government and industry professionals to discuss technical and contractual issues related to dam and levee safety.
- History of Committee Activities
- Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- DFI 41st Annual Conference, International Conference on Deep Foundations, Seepage Control and Remediation Proceedings
- Deerfield Beach Workshop 2011 – first DFI workshop on foundations and seepage control for dams and levees.
DFI Levee and Coastal Rehabilitation Conference
Sacramento USACE-DFI Workshop 2017
USACE Grouting Manual – detailed technical guidance and criteria for civil works grouting applications.
DFI Soil Mixing Guidelines – overview of the state of practice of Deep Mixing Methods (DMM) in North America, including a guide specification for deep mixing work.
FHWA Design Manual: Deep Mixing for Embankment and Foundation Support – background on deep mixing for U.S. transportation projects and information on design and construction aspects.