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Guidelines for Developing Dam Emergency Action Plans

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
92-22February 1992September 2023
VIEW NOW Guidelines for Developing Dam Emergency Action Plans (Number of pages: 75) (Publication Size: 1491KB)

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Author(s) Doug Johnson, Charlotte Lattimore
Description The Department of Ecology, Dam Safety Office has developed an Emergency Action Plan template and guidelines to help dam owners or their representatives create a plan that will be used in case of an unusual event or emergency. This document is required for any dam with a significant or high downstream hazard, that is, a dam whose failure could potentially cause a loss of life. The document provides detailed instructions on what is required in a Dam Emergency Action Plan.
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Keywords guidance, water resource, dam, dam safety
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