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Design Data Collection Guidelines

     
 

These Guidelines provide recommended data to be collected for the preparation of any appraisal investigations, feasibility, or specifications design performed by or for Reclamation. The Guidelines will be modified as new issues arise and as new types of project features become more prevalent.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction (pdf)   (Word document)

Chapter 2: Appraisal Investigations - Design Data Collection (pdf)   (Word document)

Chapter 3: Feasibility Design - Design Data Collection (pdf) (Word document)

  1. Dams (pdf)   (Word Document)
  2. Powerplants and Pumping Plants (pdf)   (Word Document)
  3. Visitors Centers (pdf)   (Word Document)
  4. Tunnels (pdf)   (Word Document)
  5. Canals (pdf)   (Word Document)
  6. Pipelines (pdf)   (Word Document)
  7. Access Roads and Highway or Railroad Relocation(pdf)   (Word Document)
  8. Drains (pdf)   (Word Document)
  9. Wells (pdf)   (Word Document)
  10. Switchyards and Substations (pdf)   (Word Document)
  11. Transmission Lines (pdf)   (Word Document)
  12. General Purpose Buildings, Office Buildings, and Operation and Maintenance Facilities (Use specifications design data collection guidelines for feasibility and specifications.) (pdf)   (Word Document)
  13. Recreational Facilities (pdf)   (Word Document)
  14. Fishways (pdf)   (Word Document)
  15. Fish Barriers (pdf)   (Word Document)
  16. Wetlands (pdf)   (Word Document)
  17. Bridges (pdf)   (Word Document)
  18. Removal of Dams and Hydroelectric Facilities (A design data collection section has not been prepared for these features. Until a section is prepared, the following reference should be used, “Guidelines for Retirement of Dams and Hydroelectric Facilities,” Task Committee on Guidelines for Retirement of Dams and Hydroelectric Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers (1997)) (pdf)   (Word Document)
  19. Water Treatment Plants (pdf)   (Word Document)

Chapter 4: Specifications (Final) Design - Design Data Collection(pdf) (Word document)

  1. Dams (pdf)   (Word Document)
  2. Powerplants and Pumping Plants (pdf)   (Word Document)
  3. Visitors Centers (pdf)   (Word Document)
  4. Tunnels (pdf)   (Word Document)
  5. Canals (pdf)   (Word Document)
  6. Pipelines (pdf)   (Word Document)
  7. Access Roads and Highway or Railroad Relocation (pdf)   (Word Document)
  8. Drains (pdf)   (Word Document)
  9. Wells (pdf)   (Word Document)
  10. Switchyards and Substations (pdf)   (Word Document)
  11. Transmission Lines (pdf)   (Word Document)
  12. General Purpose Buildings, Office Buildings, and O&M Facilities (pdf)   (Word Document)
  13. Recreational Facilities (pdf)   (Word Document)
  14. Fishways (pdf)   (Word Document)
  15. Fish Barriers (pdf)   (Word Document)
  16. Wetlands (pdf)   (Word Document)
  17. Bridges (pdf)   (Word Document)
  18. Removal of Dams and Hydroelectric Facilities (A design data collection section has not been prepared for these features. Until a section is prepared, the following reference should be used, “Guidelines for Retirement of Dams and Hydroelectric Facilities,” Task Committee on Guidelines for Retirement of Dams and Hydroelectric Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers (1997)) (pdf)   (Word Document)
  19. Water Treatment Plants (pdf)   (Word Document)

Chapter 5: "Typical" Design Data Package Template (pdf)   (Word document)

Chapter 6: Sample Design Data Package (pdf)   (Word document)

  1. Block 9 Pumping Plants and Laterals, Stage 2, Navajo Indian Irrigation Project, New Mexico, May 3, 2001 (prepared by the Farmington Construction Office) (pdf).
  2. Durango Pumping Plant, Colorado –The design data package was originally submitted on October 1991 by the Durango Projects Office (pdf)   The design data was updated on January 2002 by the Farmington Construction Office (pdf)
  3. Yakima Basin Water Enhancement Project, Washington – The Appraisal level design data package was submitted in January 1984 by the Pacific Northwest Regional Office. Only the data for Wymer Dam and Reservoir and Afterbay Dam are included in this chapter. (pdf)

Chapter 7: Generic Sections – Provides generic sections (general map, general descriptions of local conditions, etc.) (pdf)   (Word Document)

Introduction (pdf)   (Word Document)

  1. Project Overview (pdf)   (Word Document)
  2. General Map(s) (pdf)   (Word Document)
  3. General Description of Local Conditions (pdf)   (Word Document)
  4. Surveying (pdf)   (Word Document)
  5. Topographic Maps (pdf)   (Word Document)
  6. Photographs (pdf)   (Word Document)
  7. Drawings (pdf)   (Word Document)
  8. Existing Facilities (pdf)   (Word Document)
  9. Corrosion Survey (pdf)   (Word Document)
  10. Construction Materials (pdf)   (Word Document)
  11. Electrical Data (pdf)   (Word Document)
  12. Cost Data (pdf)   (Word Document)
  13. Environmental Data (pdf)   (Word Document)
  14. Site Security and Public Safety (pdf)   (Word Document)
  15. Mechanical and Hydraulic Equipment (pdf)   (Word Document)
  16. Right-of-Way and Easements (pdf)   (Word Document)
  17. Hydrology and River Morphology Data (pdf)   (Word Document)
  18. Construction Considerations (pdf)   (Word Document)
  19. Operating and Maintenance Data (pdf)   (Word Document)

References (pdf)