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Dam Safety in the United States: A Progress Report on the National Dam Safety Program

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The Dam Safety Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-460) requires the FEMA Administrator to submit a report to Congress that (1) describes the status of the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP); (2) describes the progress achieved by Federal agencies during the two preceding fiscal years (FYs) in implementing the Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety; (3) describes the progress achieved in dam safety by States participating in the Program; and (4) includes recommendations for legislative and other action that the Administrator considers necessary.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfThe National Dam Safety Program Biennial Report to the United States Congress, Fiscal Years 2014–2015

In fiscal years 2014 and 2015, the NDSP was guided by FEMA P-916, Strategic Plan for the National Dam Safety Program Fiscal Years 2012 through 2016. All goals and objectives from the NDSP strategic plan have been met for the reporting period. Throughout this report, activities performed that were related to accomplishing an overall goal or a specific objective have been noted.

 

2.50MAugust 3, 2016
Icon for file of type application/pdfDam Safety in the United States: A Progress Report on the National Dam Safety Program Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013

In FY 2012 and 2013, the NDSP was guided by FEMA P-916, Strategic Plan for the National Dam Safety Program Fiscal Years 2012 through 2016. The progress that has been made in dam safety and in achieving the five goals set forth in the Strategic Plan during FY 2012 and 2013 is described in this report.

3.78MAugust 1, 2014
Icon for file of type application/pdfDam Safety in the United States: A Progress Report on the National Dam Safety Program Fiscal Years 2008-2011

This report describes the progress of the NDSP in FY 2008–2011. The final chapter includes strategies for strengthening the Program.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfDam Safety in the United States: A Progress Report on the National Dam Safety Program Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007

This biennial report describes the progress of the NDSP in FY 2006 and 2007. This report also focuses on what must be accomplished over the short- and long-term to protect the American public from dam failure, including legislative changes to be implemented in the next reauthorization of the NDSP.

2.73MFebruary 1, 2009