Engineers and Geoscientists BC

2013 Kananaskis Flood of the Century until now…a Hydrotechnical & Construction Story

Hosted by the South Central Branch

Thursday, October 19, 2023
6:30 PM-8:30 PM Pacific time
Sandman Signature 225 Lorne St Kamloops, BC V2C 1W2
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Eligible for 1 CE Hour(s) of Technical Learning

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Event Details


Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Regular Price: $40.00 + GST = $42.00

Non-Registrant Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50

Student Price: $40.00 + GST = $42.00

Event Description

Join the South Central Branch for an evening social and hear the story of the 2013 Kananaskis River flood recovery from design to construction. Discussion on the lessons learned and how they might be applied to recovery efforts for BC's own flood of the century will be held.

About the Event

Event Schedule

6:30 PM-7:15 PM: Welcome and Social
7:15 PM-8:30 PM: Technical Talk and Discussion


Eric Sweet, P. Eng., M. Eng.

Eric is a proven project leader with over 24 years of combined heavy civil construction, hydrotechnical water resources, and consulting civil engineering experience. Eric's experience includes mine development and reclamation, site drainage, stream diversions, river engineering, embankment dams, gravel pits, digital terrain modeling, and earthworks design and construction. He also has extensive successful experience working with stakeholders and regulators prior to and during the permitting and construction phases.

Please Note

Historical profits from South Central Branch events were used to establish two annual engineering scholarships at Thompson Rivers University. These scholarship are fully funded for the next several years but Branches are no longer able to raise funds. Please consider making a donation directly to the scholarship fund by following the link on the Thompson River University page, and select "Direct my Donation" and type "Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia Award".