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National Dam Safety Program Publications

The National Dam Safety Program provides a variety of publications, including:

  • Research Needs Workshop Reports
  • Technical Manuals, Guides and Reports
  • Technical Advisories
  • Safety Series Fact Sheets
  • Response and Recovery (R&R) Dam Response Operations Matrices
  • Dam Safety & Risk MAP/Flood Mapping Studies Fact Sheet Series
  • DSS-WISE Fact Sheets
  • FEMA P-1015, Technical Manual: Overtopping Protection for Dams (ZIP, 410MB)

Search for Dam Safety Publications

Search for documents below, or view our pages on Federal Guidelines, National Dam Safety Program Information, Resources for the General Public, or Resources for States.

You can order publications from the FEMA Distribution Center.

 Open configuration options National Dam Safety Awareness Day - May 31, 2021

Open configuration options National Dam Safety Awareness Day

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Advancements in Evacuation Modeling | Woodrow Lee Fields - US Army Corps of Engineers

2019 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation

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Assessing Flood Risk in the California Delta

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | February 16-18, 2021
Lawrence H. Roth, PE, GE, ENV SP
Jessica J. Ludy, CFM

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Be Aware of Potential Dam Failure in Your Community - Fact Sheet

This two-page flyer is for the general public. Approximately 14,000 dams in the United States are classified as high-hazard potential, meaning that their failure could result in loss of life. The most important steps you can take to protect yourself from dam failure are to know your risk. Dams present risks, but they also provide many benefit

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Benefit Cost Analysis Case Examples

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | February 17, 2021 
Danielle T. Hannes
Wheeler and Associates

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Biopolymer-Stabilized Earth Materials for Resilient and Adaptable Infrastructure | Sherif Abdelaziz

2020 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation
Biopolymer-Stabilized Earth Materials for Resilient and Adaptable Infrastructure | Sherif Abdelaziz

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Building Resiliency through Hazard Mitigation Planning

2020 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation
Building Resiliency through Hazard Mitigation Planning |

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Catalog of FEMA National Dam Safety Program Resources (P-732)

This is a catalog of all the print publications that have been developed by FEMA for the National Dam Safety Program.

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Changes in Design Criteria to Account for Intensifying Climate Condtions, Colorado's Adaptive Strategy | Bill McCormick and Mark Perry

2020 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation
Changes in Design Criteria to Account for Intensifying Climate Condtions, Colorado's Adaptive Strategy | Bill McCormick and Mark Perry

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Communicating About Risk with Local Communities | Peter Herrick - FEMA

2019 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation