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Friday, February 25

Thrust Area Breakout Sessions: “Challenging Research/Implementation Issues”

Research Thrust Area 1:
Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Lifeline Systems

Session Chair: Stephanie Chang, University of British Columbia

Session Recorder : Maria Feng, University of California, Irvine

Opening Remarks

Stephanie Chang, Session Chair

Improving Statewide Electrical Infrastructure’s Safety & Reliability Thru Public/Private Seismic Mitigation Research & Development (pdf 3.6 mb)

David Chambers, California Energy Commission

Seismic Evaluation Needs of an Electrical Utility (pdf 47 kb)

Syed Ahmed, Southern California Edison

Multi-Hazard Risk Assessments of Water Systems (pdf 1.1 mb)

Donald Ballantyne, ABS Consulting, Inc.

Challenging Issues: One Water Utility’s Perspective (pdf 51 kb)

William Heubach, Seattle Public Utilities

Summary of Water Seismic Performance in '94 Northridge and '95 Kobe EQ's: Utility Response & Recovery (1 mb)

LeVal Lund, Consulting Civil Engineer

Benefits of Non-linear Behavior in the Seismic Response of Water Storage Tanks (pdf 210 kb)

Allan Porush, URS Corporation

MCEER-LADWP Workshop on Decision Support for Earthquake Water and Power Management (pdf 104 kb)

Craig Davis, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Practitioner Views on Lifeline Performance Measures (pdf 47 kb)

Stephanie Chang, University of British Columbia



Involving Stakeholders...Igniting Innovation...Securing Resilience