Pennsylvania Dam Owner Workshop


Slippery Rock, PA




The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Dam Safety Program, invites you to participate in a one-day Dam Safety Workshop in Slippery Rock, PA.

The workshop is designed to provide practical, straightforward information on topics of importance to dam owners and those with an interest in dams.  The purpose of this one-day workshop is to provide education/information on the following topics:

  • Introduction to Dams and State Regulation
  • Basic Dam Design
  • Erosion is Your Enemy
  • How Does a Dam Hold Water and Why Does It Leak?
  • Other Common Problems
  • Dam Engineering in Practice:  Case Studies

The registration fee is $30 per person and attendees must register in advance.  No walk-in registrations will be accepted. The registration fee includes a light breakfast, lunch, and beverages.  Please complete the online registration or download the registration form and email to [email protected]

Registration/check-in will start at 8 a.m. and the workshop will start at 8:30 a.m. eastern time.  Information will be available throughout the day and you will have the opportunity to meet and network with your state dam safety officials, well-known experts in the field of dam safety, other dam owners, and others with an interest in dams.  You will also receive electronic access to materials and resources.

More specific details will be sent to participants after registering.

ASDSO is a national, non-profit professional association of engineers and individuals who own, regulate, or work on dams.