By USACE Learning Center | Course: 54DAS02A | Control: 30
This course trains USACE staff to include managers, engineers, geologists, technicians, economists, public affairs and office of counsel personnel in engineering, construction and operations divisions on aspects of the Corps of Engineers Levee Safety Program. The course is also open to non-USACE participants interested or involved with the USACE Levee Safety Program. The course intent is to present an overview of the Levee Safety Program to include history, levee system facts and functions, the risk framework and risk-informed decision making. The course will focus on Levee Safety Program elements that achieve the USACE “life safety being paramount” mission. Levee Safety Program elements covered throughout the course include inspections, leveed area inundation scenarios, screenings and portfolio management, roles and responsibilities, risk reduction actions, stakeholders and partners, shared responsibilities and solutions, emergency planning and response, risk management and risk communication.