Federal Emergency Management Agency

Living With Dams: Know Your Risks

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Living With Dams: Know Your Risks is a booklet designed to help answer questions about dams: what purposes they serve, associated risks, guidance for those living near dams, and where to find further information. The booklet provides a general overview of dams and dam safety, and answers the following questions:

  1. Why should I care about dams?
  2. What are the risks associated with dams?
  3. Could I be affected by a dam? What is the dam failure flood inundation area?
  4. Once I determine that my property is in a dambreak inundation area, what's next? ASDSO wishes to thank FEMA and the National Dam Safety Program for providing a grant to produce this product.
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7.17MFebruary 28, 2013
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