Living with Dams: Extreme Rainfall Events | 2015
Living with Dams:
Extreme Rainfall Events
Can and Do Cause Dam Failures
Association of State Dam Safety Officials, Inc.
239 S. Limestone St.
Lexington, KY 40508
Promote proactive dam safety programs that balance sound science and
economics with risk reduction and public safety.
Recognize that public safety and welfare supersedes individual hardship
and the ability to afford proper level of protection for dam safety.
Recognize that adequately funding dam safety and rehabilitation
programs are the most cost effective hazard mitigation available for
private and public dams.
How can dam owners, dam safety officials, lawmakers
and concerned citizens reduce the chance and risk of
dams failing from extreme rainfall events?