Spaulding Consultants, LLC offers inspection and evaluation services for dam owners. Our goal is to provide dam owners with an independent evaluation of the condition of their structures. If rehabilitation is required, Spaulding Consultants can assist the owner in finding other qualified engineering firms to design needed repairs. Our sole responsiblity as the owner's consultant for inspection allows us to provide uncompromised recommendations regarding the need, timing and cost of repair.

Douglas Spaulding has over 25 years experience in the area of dam inspection, rehabilitation, and design. His background includes ten years at the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. In this position, he was responsible for setting up inspection and reporting criteria for the inspection of over 200 high hazard dams in the two state area of Wisconsin and Minnesota

Mr. Spaulding has inspected and evaluated over 150 dams and hydroelectric projects in over 20 states. He has served as the FERC independent consultant on 35 PART 12 inspections of hydroelectric dams. In addition to inspection and evaluation, since 1978 Mr. Spaulding has regularly provided dam safety training for the Corps of Engineers, state agencies, and private utilities.