December 2016

Design and Construction of Rock Protection in Stream Channels

Status: This seminar has been postponed. A new date is to be announced.
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-12:30 PM: Design and Construction of Rock Protection in Stream Channel
Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Des Goold, P.Eng.
Principal, Northwest Hydraulic Consultants Ltd.
Credit: 4 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $259.00 + GST = $271.95 until Nov 29, 2016

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $319.00 + GST = $334.95

Non-Member Price: $319.00 + GST = $334.95

Student Member Price: $159.50 + GST = $167.48
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by November 29, 2016 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Gurjeet Phungura | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4886
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext. 4886
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
The seminar will be divided into four or five sessions (30 to 60 min. each) focusing on specific topics such as:
  • Provincial Standards and Regulatory Controls for the Design and Construction of Rock Protection.
  • Rock Protection Design for Stream Channels.
  • Construction Monitoring and Construction Quality Inspection.
  • Failures, Repair, and Routine Inspection.
  • Special Topics: Grouted Rock Protection, Unique Applications (energy dissipators, splash pads, etc.)


Des Goold, P.Eng.
Principal, Northwest Hydraulic Consultants Ltd.

Des Goold has 19 years of design and project management experience in river engineering and specializes in the hydraulic design of bridge, culvert, and pipeline crossings. He has a strong technical background in hydrologic analysis, numerical modelling, river behaviour and morphology, and the hydraulic design of erosion and scour countermeasures for stream crossings and stream embankments.

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