INFORMATION AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD:

FEMA 145, Dam Safety, An Owners Guidance Manual pdf format of    FEMA 145, Dam Safety, An Owners Guidance Manual  file size 17MB

Dam Ownership- Procuring the Services of a Professional Engineer Brochure pdf format of    Dam Ownership- Procuring the Services of a Professional Engineer  file size 1MB

Dam Ownership- Responsibility and Liability Brochure pdf format of    Dam Ownership- Responsibility and Liability Brochure  file size 1MB

 

AVAILABLE PRINTED AND RECORDED RESOURCES:

Manual: "Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety".

Manual: "Technical Manual for Dam Owners".

Manual: "Selecting and Accommodating Inflow Design Floods for Dams".

Manual: "Emergency Action Planning for Dam Owners".

Manual: "Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding".

Manual: "Design Guidelines for Flood Damage Reduction".

CD: "Dam Safety: Emergency Action Planning for Dams".

CD: "Seepage Through Embankment Dams".

CD: "Hydrologic Issues for Dams".

CD: "Conduits for Embankment Dams (Best Practices)".

CD: "Impacts of Animals on Earthen Dams".

Please note that CD's require Realplayer for viewing

To obtain available information and for technical assistance please contact the office in writing, by phone or email. 

  • Write to the Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Dam Safety, 180 Beaman Street, West Boylston, MA 01583
  • Phone (voice) 508-792-7716, ext 600
  • Email dam.safety@state.ma.us