Dam Safety Risk Analysis Best Practices

The Dam Safety Risk Analysis Best Practices Training Manual is the foundation for Reclamation's Risk Analysis process. The documents listed below are handouts used during the five-day training course.

This course was jointly developed by Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

The documents below are intended as a supplement to the instructor-led training course and should not be taken out of context.

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Contact for course information:

Bill Fiedler

Training Aids for Dam Safety (TADS): A Self-Instructional Study Course in Dam Safety Practices

TADS is a self-contained, self-paced training course consisting of 21 modules (workbooks and videos) for engineers, technicians, dam owners and operators, water resource managers, dam safety program managers, public officials, and the public. The modules were developed by technical experts from participating federal and state agencies and are organized into 3 components: Dam Safety Inspection; Dam Safety Awareness, Organization, and Implementation; and Data Review, Investigation, Analysis and Remedial Actions for Dam Safety.

The self-instructional study course in Dam Safety Practices, FEMA 609DVD, is available at no cost from the FEMA Publications Warehouse.

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Last Updated: 7/8/15