Environmental and Water Resources Institute of Kansas City


TOPIC:  Reservoir Sedimentation Problems and Management Options

SPEAKER:  Dr. John Shelley, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District

DATE:  February 6, 2018

TIME:  11:30 a.m. Social

           12:00 p.m. Lunch

           12:30 p.m. Presentation

LOCATION:  Classic Cup Café –


  • Carnitas Tacos
  • Porcini Mushroom Ravioli
  • Classic Burger
  • Arugula Beet Salad (gf)

COST: $30.00 per person
(For Students and Engineers between jobs, $15.00).
Please make checks payable to ASCE.

DETAILS:  In this presentation, Dr. Shelley will give examples of sedimentation impacts at reservoirs across the United States and provide examples of U.S. reservoirs that are cost-effectively managing sediment for long-term reservoir sustainability.

BIO:  Dr. John Shelley is a hydraulic engineer and sedimentation specialist for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, River Engineering and Restoration Section, where he specializes in sedimentation analysis and modeling for rivers and reservoirs.  Dr. Shelley has taught or facilitated training workshops on the topic of reservoir sediment management and sedimentation modeling in Kansas, California, Colorado, Mississippi, and the south east Asian country of Laos with more planned this year for California and Brazil.  Dr. Shelley received his BS degree in Civil Engineering from Brigham Young University and his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas.

Please RSVP by Friday, February 2, 2018.
Registration can be completed by clicking the link below.


Questions: Takuya Jay Inoue (ewrikansascity@gmail.com)


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