Water Operations And Maintenance Bulletins

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Safety:
A, B, C's     61
Accident Investigation     189
Accident Prevention, Dividends 71
Acrolein Exposure 126
Aerosol Can 82
Anhydrous Ammonia Use 114
Antiroll Bars, Tractors 43
Are You Safety Minded 88
Attitude 124
Auger Guide and Lock 38
Automobile (See Vehicles)
Barrel Buoys 36
Barrel Hooks 74
Boating Tips 91
Boating's Golden Rule 84
Boom Shields 27
Cable Supplements Guardrail 23
Canal Escape 17
Carbon Dioxide Odor Warning 193
Carbon Monoxide the Creeping Killer 75
Check Structures 25
Chemical Absorbing, Oil Socks 171
Chlorine Gas 78, 105, 179
Circular Saw Storage 36
Climb Teams - Bureau of Reclamation 193
Communication 114
Compressed Air 41, 115
Conferences, Regional 28
Confined Spaces 123, 177, 191
Crane Warning 98
Dam - When is Safe Enough? 152
Data Sheets, National Safety Council 58, 61, 66, 74
Development of Performance Parameters for Dam Safety Monitoring 175
Dipnet 12
Disposable Lighters 111
Diving - Underwater Inspections 203
Dog Catcher 29
Driving, Ice and Snow 58
Driving - Safety School Techniques    196
Dump Truck Handgrips 22
Ear Plugs 154
Effect of Noise and Fatigue 80
Effective Cleaning of Lateral Trashracks 92
Electrical Boom Shield 27
Electrical Facilities 74
Electricity Use 115
Eliminating Glare 56
Epoxy 110
Equipment - Protection for Lead Paint Removal 162
Equipment Servicing 63
Expanded Metal Walkways 6, 24
Explosion in Grease Trap 92
Eyes 25, 101, 110, 145
Fence Extension 5
Fencing, Net and Cable 84
Fire Extinguisher 99
Fires, Electrical 21
Five for the Road 76
Floating Breakwater System 113
Flying Particles 66
Foot Protection 113
Fuel Pumps 38
Fume Poisoning, Silver Soldering 58
Gasoline Storage Tips 104
Gasoline Use 27, 40
Generator Rotor Turning Gear     198
Gloves 112
Grinding Wheel 89
Handtool 91
Hard Hats 59
Heart Attack Care 66
High Pressure Cylinders (Oxygen) 85
Human Behavior, Work Habits 106
It's Easy to Start, But Can You Stop It 96
Keep Fall Costs Down 143
Ladder 103, 120
Ladder Strap 36
Latch, Power-Takeoff Lever, Tractor 28
Lead Paint:
Guidelines for Safety 162
Lifting, Rules 63
Lightning Arresters 51
Listening 120
Loader Tips 105
Locks for Valves 45
Loss Prevention 79
Management's Role 102
Messages 38
Moccasins in Penstocks 58
Motor Vehicle Operator - Physical Standards 98
Mouser, Foolproof 77
Mower Blade 54
National Safety Council Data Sheets 58, 61, 66
Nets on Canals 24, 51
NIOSH Guidelines on Safety During Lead Paint Operations 162
Nylon Rope 107
Operating a Dam Safely 144, 175
O&M Program 63
O&M Record 25, 33
OSHA Act Compliance Action Plan 90
OSHA Chief Warns of "Bogus" Inspectors and Advertising Claims 92
OSHA Color Designations 99
OSHA Head Protection Requirements 92
OSHA Ruling Affecting Bureau Operations 90
Pesticide Poisoning 126
Pesticide Spills 104
Pipe Barrier 31
Policy Recommendations 143
Power Auger Electrical Switch 42
Power Saw Guard 30
Powerline Hazards 119
Program 57, 58, 63,   190
Development of Performance Parameter for Dam Safety Monitoring 175
Public Support for Safety and Vandalism Control 84
Radial Gates, Ensuring Safety 181
Reducing Hazards to People and Animals on Reclamation Canals 79
Rollover Protective Bar for Trencher 96
Rollover Protective Structure 87
Rotary Mower Tractor Shield 53
Seatbelt 98, 103, 133
Shoes 113
Shoring, Construction Procedures and Techniques 98
Signs 7, 9
Signs, Warning 56
Sodium Chlorate 25
Sodium-Filled Valves 9
Spike Driving Method 111
Standards - New Release 150
Stinging Insects 40
Stops, Dump Trucks 22
Struck Tools 109
Swimmers 36
Synthetic Rope, Conductive Properties Can be a Hazard 95
Tags 70
Tips for Irrigators 94
Tips for Your Tractor Operators 91, 113
Tire 103
Treads 40
Trench Failures - Trenchless Pipe Solution 201
Trenching Violation Penalty Reduced 90
Tunnel Ventilation 190
Underground Works 5
Underwater Escape From Vehicles 85
Underwater Projects and Facilities 203
Water 74
Welding 121
Windshield Wiper Tip 98
Wiring 1
Your Gas Welder and You 90

Safety Brake:
For Scaffolds and Platforms 46

Safety Equipment:
Belts 67
Eye Shields 145
Generator Rotor Turning Gear     198
Removable Car Warning Lights 45
Sounding Device of Rearward Moving Vehicle 46

Salmon Lake Dam - Liquefaction Mitigation - Silty Foundation -
Test Section Case History 186,   198

Salt Balance:
Soils 2

Salt River Project:
Irrigation Service 55
San Acacia Diversion Dam - Rehabilitation of Downstream Apron 153

Saltpond 124

Samplers:
Subsurface Water 12
San Juan-Chama Project - Silica Fume Concrete Repairs 162

Sand Truck Becomes a Shoulder Spreader 92

Sandblasting:
Gun Modification 73
Gun, Small 2

Sawdust Dispensing Device 112

Saws:
Bench-Type Circular, Electrodynamic Brake 41
Circular Saw, Blade Storage 36
Crosscut, Guard for Blade 30
Crosscut, Pneumatically Powered, Hand Type 2
Table 89

Scaffolds:
Adjustable for Parabolic Curves 12
Dam Painting 19
Portable 19
Safety Brake 46
Trashrack Cleaning 27
Trolley 25

Scheduling:
System Scheduling Using EBT (Efficiency Block Technology) 171

Scoops:
Demossing 4, 97
Gradall 4
Weed 97

Scopes:
Underwater Inspection 29

Scour Protection:
Flumes, CA-50 Paint 6

Scrapers:
Canal Cleaning 69
Hard Surface Canal Linings 63, 97
Weed 97
Wheeled, Tractor Drawn 5

Screen Saves Fish 94

Screens:
Automated Replaces Manpower 164
Design (Well) Increases Flow - Reduces Cost of Irrigation Pumping 137
Drain Outlet, Rodent Control 30
Self-Cleaning Device 119, 167, 191
Spraying Systems, Cleaning 59
Trash Screen Corrosion Problem 121
Trash Screens Increase Canal Efficiency 129, 191
Weed Seeds 97

Screw Jack:
Electric Drill 22

Screw-Lift Gates:
(See Gates, Gear-Lift Type)

Screws:
No-Slip Grips for 46

Seal:
Scrap Rubber Seal Put to Good Use 134

Seal Rings, Turbine and Large Pump 159

Sealants:
Bridge Girder Cavities 112
Bulldozer Track 31
Canal, Earthen 118
Canal, "Green" Concrete 174

Sealers:
Joints, Concrete Canal Linings 32, 76

Sealing Compound for Concrete - USBR Use 152

Sealing Concrete Pipelines 67, 169

Sealing Leaks:
Use of Sawdust 112
Water-Activated Foam Used 157

Sealing Ponds and Ditches - Bentonite 103

Sealing Submerged Gates and Valves 67

Seals:
Bulkhead Gate (Protect) 156
Grease Fitting Improvement 44
Stoplog (Protect) 156

Seat Belts:
Automobile 66, 83
Saves Life 86, 103
Tractor 113
Why You Should Make it Click 133

Seats:
Bucket 128

Seats, Valves:
Refacing 4

Security Boxes, Fire Extinguisher 76

Sediment (Silt):
Aquatic Weeds, Effect on 97
Excluders 77
Problem at Belle Fourche Dam 119
Pump Capacity, Effect on 39
Removing, Mud Pump 79
Removal - Reservoir 167
Salvaging a Severely Sifted Intake Structure 163
Scrapers, Truck Mounted 97

Seed:
Establishing Desirable Vegetation 97

Seed Screens (Weed Control) 97

Seeders:
Broadcast Type 97
Drill Type 7, 97
Grass-Legume Type 97
Gravity-Flow Type 97
Hydroseeders 97

Seedings:
Accessory Equipment 97
Covering 97
Desirable Vegetation 97
Discussion 97
Ditchbanks 7
Preparations for 97

Seepage:
Canal Leakage/Seepage Repair and Control 161
Canals, Location by Electrical Logging 35
Canals, Loss Measurement 65, 118
Foundation - Twin Buttes Dam - Digest Statement 140
Seepage and Piping Failures 176
Washout Blamed on Seepage 149

Seismic Monitoring:
Monitoring and Notification Program 171

Self-Adjusting Marker Buoy 71

Service and Storage:
Plan Wisely 84

Servicing Mistakes:
Diesel Engines 26

Sewers:
Photographing 57

Shafts:
Marking Bearings 42
Packing Shaper and Cutter 34
Split Ring Collar Support 29
Support for Deep-Well Pump Drive 20

Shake Table Models - Koyna Dam 191

Shapers:
Shaft Packing 34

Shears:
Steel Cutting 33

Sheds:
Equipment Storage 52

Shelf, Clothing:
Carryall or Suburban Truck 59
Shelter for Surge Control Valves 119

Shield:
Geosynthetic Shields for Dams 149
Safety, Dragline and Crane Booms 27
Trenching 2
Weed Sprayer 19, 97

Shock Proof Your Electric Tools and Equipment 90

Shotcrete:
Burrowing Animal Control 17
Canal Lining Repair 30
Rodent Control 17
Structure Repair 30
Timber Preservative 4

Shoulder Spreader:
Sand Truck, Becomes a 92

Shovels:
Cleaning Buckets 67
Power Type, Attachments 12
Power Type, Selection of 52

Sickle Mowers 33

Sidearm Attachments:
Dragline 6

Signs:
Metal Type, Maintenance 44
Safety 7, 9
Temporary Sign Making 45
Warning, Survey Crews 56
Weight Limit 57

Silica Fume Concrete:
Placement 166
Repairs 162

Silicones:
Resin Waterproofing Material 10
Vehicle Door Rattle Prevention 30

Silt:
(See Sediment)

Siphons:
Automatic Overflow 66
Clearing Obstructions From Blowoff Drain 126
High Pressure Siphon Repair    197
Operation and Maintenance of Inverted Siphons 136
Sealing Leaks 169

Skimmer Gates:
Diversion Dam 42

Skimming Weir:
Farm Turnouts 6

Slide Gates:
Cavitation in High-Pressure Slide Gates 151, 170
Design Improvement 40
Guide Repairs 42

Slipform Drop Chutes 86

Slopers:
Canal Bank Briscoe 10
Canal Maintenance 40
Grader Mounted 40
Tractor Mounted 7

Slopes:
Fill Slope Repair 153

Sludge Handling 149

Sluiceway Failure:
Riverside Diversion Dam 153

Sluiceway Repair 76

Smoke:
In Building Areas 178

Snow and Ice Control:
Multi-Use Equipment for 91

Snow Plows:
Building Blade From Salvage 46

Snow Removal From Canals 167

Socketing:
Wire Rope 17

Sockets:
Removal, Electrical 34

Sodium Chlorate:
Fire Hazards 25
Soil Sterilant 99

Sodium-Filled Valves:
Hazards and Disposal 9

Soil Bioengineering Systems:
Fill Slope Repair Using 153

Soil-Cement-Bentonite Cutoff Wall 184

Soils:
Compacted Soil Lining 124
Preventing Heaving 36
Salt Balance 2
Sterilants 20, 97, 99
Suitability for Canal Linings 2

Solar:
Agricultural Drainage 190
Solar Magnetic Disturbance 158
Solar Panel Protection 170
Solar-Powered Gate Operator 172,   201
Solar-Powered Inflatable Gate 171

Solar Pump 101

Solvents:
Algae Control 97, 99
Aromatic Type 97, 99
Crayfish Control 19
Handling Equipment 97
Meters 97
Mixers 97
Pumps 97

Sounding Bells:
Electrical 6

Spanish:
Conversational for Water Tenders 125

Spark Plugs:
Maintenance 27

Sparling Watermeters:
Pressure Comparison Tests 30

Spills:
Preventing Oil Spills 177

Spillway Deterioration - Big Sandy - Digest Statement 137

Spillway Gate Failures 202

Splicing:
Wire Rope 22

Split Ring Shaft Support 29

Spotlight on:
Bartlett Dam and Reservoir 150
Brantley Project 147
Calamus Dam and Reservoir 148
Echo Dam and Reservoir 146
Glen Canyon Dam 143
Hoover Dam 161
Hungry Horse Project 140
Jackson Lake Dam 151
Merritt Dam 142
North Platte Project 139
Owyhee Project 141
Palmetto Bend Project 145
Rye Patch Dam 156
Shasta Dam 149
Stampede Dam and Reservoir 154
Stony Gorge Dam 152
Upper Stillwater Dam 144

Sprayers:
Asphalt, Truck Mounted 17
Calibration 132
Paint, Truck Mounted 17
Pickup Mounted 129

Sprayers (Weed Control):
Aerial 97
Agitators 97
Airboat Mounted 43, 97
Bifluid Systems 97
Boom Type - Sample Specifications 97
Booms for, Hydraulic Operated 97
Booms for, Manual Operated 97
Booms, Road Center Sterilization 97
Booms, Universal Joint for 41
Cleaning Filter Screens 59
Compressed Air 97
Converted to Burner 24
Design and Operation of 97
Gaskets for Tank Lid 25, 97
Hydraulically Operated 69, 97
Inaccessible Areas 51, 97
Inspection of 107
Land-Type Weeds 97
Portable Type 97
Shield for 19, 97
Specifications 97
Tractor Mounted 20
Truck Mounted 17, 21, 97
Valves 97
Weir Pool 12

Spreader Boxes:
Bulldozer Blade 29

Sprinklers:
Roadway 9

Spurs:
Cyclone Fence Climbing 15

Stainless Steel Cable:
Performance 23, 27

Standards:
Operation and Maintenance 62
Safety - New Release 150

Stands:
Parking, Screw Type 31
Water Level Recorder, Corrugated-Metal Pipe 12

Steel:
Bolt 114
Cutting Shears 33
Pipe Testing 5
Rod Driver 53
Stainless, Cable Performance 23, 27

Steel Cylinders, Lifting Device: 63
Precast 87

Steel Grating, Locking Device 83

Stems, Gate:
Paradox Type, Repacking 27

Steps:
Dump Truck, Safety 22

Sterilants:
Soils 20, 97, 99

Stilling Basins:
Abrasion/Erosion 185
Energy Dissipators 14
Hydraulic Design 78
Repair 76

Stoplogs:
Box 133
Collapsible Structure 86
Hold-Down Device 22

Stoppers:
Transformer Oil 30

Storage:
Circular Saws 36
Herbicides 97
Pesticides 105
Tires 34
Welding Rod 33

Storage Batteries:
Maintenance and Care 21, 22, 28
Rejuvenators 4

Storage Shed:
Equipment 52

Storage Tanks:
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks - Costly Environmental Hazard 137
Water, Painting, Vinyl Resin 4

Straps:
Ladder, Safety 36

Stream Gauges:
Bank Mounted 36

Streambanks:
New Method of Protection 153
New Revetment Design Controls Erosion 153

Striptograph Recorders:
Microswitches for 36

Struck Tools 109

Structures:
Check Improvement 17
Concrete Block Construction 23
Concrete CHO Turnouts 52
Concrete Crack Repairs 161, 181
Corrugated-Metal-Pipe Performance 5
Cutoff Walls 21, 47
Insulation, Blowoff and Air Valve 43
Intake, Beware of Blowback 159
Markers, Completion Date 5
Markers, Identification 17
Metal Forms for 38
Precast Concrete 6, 36
Repair, Shotcrete 30
Salvaging a Severely Sifted Intake Structure 163
Turnouts, Underwater Repair 7
Under Water Repair 181
Walk Plank Bracket 38
Washout Protection 21
Wire Rope Guard 25

Suction Gun 2

Sump Pipe:
Repair 25

Sump Pumps:
Hour Meters 66
Water Level 101

Supports:
Deep-Well Pump Drive Shafts 20
Jacks for Radial Gates 23
Split Ring for Shafts 29

Suppressors:
Waves in Canals 14

Surge Arresters:
Constant Head Orifice 42

Surge Irrigation:
New Approach to Cutting Costs 132

Survival:
Underwater Escape From Vehicles 85

Suspended Sediment:
Effect on Aquatic Weeds 97

Sweeper, Concrete Canal Linings 63

Swimmers:
Protecting, Barrel Buoys 36

Switch:
Power Auger, Safety 42

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Last Updated: 6/11/15