Dam Safety 101

Hosted by Stantec Consulting, in partnership with Nova Scotia Lands Inc., this workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Roles and Responsibilies: Dam Owners and the Canadian Dam Association
  • Dam Fundamentals: What is a dam, what types of dams are there?
  • Dam Safety Principles: Dam Safety Management, Operation, Maintenance and Surveillance, Emergency Preparedness, Dam Safety Reviews and Analysis and Assessment (Hydrotechnical, Geotechnical, and Structural Engineering)
  • Public Safety Around Dams: Why is PSAD important? How is it assessed and treated?
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