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United States Society on Dams (USSD):

  • Home Page: http://www.ussdams.org/
  • Committee on Tailings Dams: http://ussdams.org/c_tail.html
  • International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD):

  • Home Page:http://www.icold-cigb.org/
  • Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO ):

  • Home Page: http://www.damsafety.org/
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE):

  • Home Page: http://www.usace.army.mil/
  • National Inventory of Dams (NID): http://geo.usace.army.mil/pgis/f?p=397:1:960534064957001
  • U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation:

  • Home Page: http://www.usbr.gov/
  • National Weather Service (NWS):

  • Home Page: http://www.weather.gov/
  • Dam Related Warning Services:
           NOAA Weather Watch: http://www.noaawatch.gov/
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):

  • Dam Safety Page: http://www.fema.gov/protecting-our-communities/plan-ahead-dam-failure
  • Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety (FEMA 93) - April 2004 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1578
  • Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety: Selecting and Accommodating Inflow Design Floods for Dams (FEMA 94) - April 2004 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1828
  • Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety: Hazard Potential Classification System for Dams (FEMA 333)- April 2004 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1830
  • Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety: Emergency Action Planning for Dam Owners (FEMA 64) - April 2004 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1672
  • Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety: Earthquake Analyses and Design of Dams (FEMA 65) - May 2005 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1573
  • Technical Manual for Conduits Through Embankment Dams (FEMA 484) – September 2005 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1827
  • Technical Manual: Plastic Pipe Used in Embankment Dams: Best Practices for Design, Construction, Problem Identification and Evaluation, Inspection, Maintenance, Renovation, and Repair (FEMA P-675) – November 2007 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=3356
  • Technical Manual for Dam Owners: Impacts of Animals on Earthen Dams (FEMA 473) - September 2005 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1441
  • Technical Manual for Dam Owners: Impacts of Plants on Earthen Dams (FEMA 534) - September 2005 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1451
  • Dam Owner’s Guide To Plant Impact On Earthen Dams (FEMA L-263) - September 2005 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1581
  • Dam Owner’s Guide To Animal Impacts On Earthen Dams (FEMA L-264) - September 2005 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1462
  • National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) (Department of Agriculture):

  • Home Page: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/
  • Emergency Action Plans: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/ndcsmc/?cid=nrcs143_009164
  • Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO):
    Home Page: http://www.damsafety.org/




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