KASH Engineering

eng. cap

Project description

The purpose of this project is to identify and map the potential damage to the Hillside Mine waste repository cap in the event of a catastrophic flood. Due to recent changes in yearly weather patterns the possibility of a 500 year event is greater.The mine is located in the Eureka Mining District in Yavapai County, Arizona.

Left to right: Chris Haze, Kyle Karshner, Steven Sandoval, and Adel Althawab.
Photo credit: Meshary Alkhamis.


Technical Advisor

Wilbert Odem, PHD PE
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Phone: 928-523-4449


Bureau of Land Management
Eric Zielske
Eric Zielske
Environmental Engineer
Office: 602-417-9223

Team Information:

Chris Hazel (Environmental Engineering Major)

Adel Althawab (Civil Engineering Major)

Kyle Karshner (Civil Engineering Major)

Steven Sandoval (Civil Engineering Major)





Last updated

May 11, 2016

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