In light of recent flooding incidents at dams across the country, dam safety is now on the minds of many Americans. Many dam owners are receiving questions from constituents wondering about their nearby dams.
If your organization owns a dam, here are three questions you should be ready to answer:
- Is our dam safe?
- If a flood happened here, would our dam withstand it?
- What would we do if our dam had an emergency?
If you don’t know the answers, we can help. Here are the best practices we recommend:
- Have your dam regularly inspected...