Use of FRACK to Quantify Flow through Fractured Rock at Folsom Dam, California

Affiliation(s)PIProject periodFunded by
DHS Reeves, Donald Matthew 07/24/2009 - 12/31/2010 DOI - Bureau of Reclamation

Project Description

PI Reeves will perform the following services for the USBR: (1) Provide the USBR with the FRACK source code and/or executable and will modify FRACK as needed for the project. (2) Conduct a 1-2 day training seminar to USBR employees in Denver, CO on the use of rock fracture statistics for fracture network generation and how to incorporate this data into FRACK input files. (3) Provide guidance to USBR on modeling fluid flow through fractured rock at the Folsom Dam site. (4) A site visit to the Folsom Dam site (5) Compute three-dimensional fracture density metric(s) for the Folsom Dam site based on USBR supplied fracture statistics.