USSD 2019

The 2019 USSD Conference Theme is Second City – Second Chances: Stories of Rehabilitation, Modification, and Revitalization. Join us and our sister companies, Hayward Baker and Moretrench, at booth 218 to learn more about our solutions for dams.

Dams and levees continue to provide essential public benefits including flood control, water supply, renewable energy, recreation, navigation, and habitat and environmental enhancement. The need to maintain and improve our aging infrastructure has been well publicized, making it important to also share the great success stories of restoration and upgrades for dams and levees.

The “Second City” of Chicago is the site for the 2019 USSD Annual Conference. The conference theme echoes Chicago’s history of rebuilding and modernization to adapt to changing public needs. Rehabilitation, modification, and revitalization of dams and levees give new life to these existing structures through increased public safety and new or enhanced benefits. Papers and presentations addressing the conference theme and other technical topics remind ourselves and the greater community of the value of, and need for, dams and levees in society.