Improving Emergency Operations for Dam and Levee Failures and Incidents

This is an interactive course designed to help course participants learn from instructors and other course participants about key emergency preparedness tools to become better prepared for dam and levee failures and incidents.

Key Take-aways: 

  • Learn how to improve the integrated operations between dam owners, emergency planners, first responders, and dam engineers.
  • Understand the basic potential failure modes for dams and levees.
  • Understand the basics of integrated operations under the Incident Command System.
  • Understand the basic elements of an emergency action plan for dams and levees.
  • Understand how to effectively prepare, test, and improve emergency action plans.
  • Learn how to improve communications during dam and levee incidents.
  • Understand how to improve evacuation planning.
  • Learn about new technologies that can help improve your emergency response.
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