Owner Workshop
New Jersey Dam Safety Workshop for Owners & Operators


Ewing, New Jersey




The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), in conjunction with the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Dams Safety Program, invites you to participate in a one-day Dam Safety Workshop for Owners and Operators. The workshop will be offered on July 25, 2017 at The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey, Room 115 Education Building.

The workshop is designed to provide practical, straightforward information on topics of importance to anyone that owns or operates a dam. The purpose of this one-day workshop is to educate dam owners and operators about the following topics:

• State dam safety laws and regulations
• Extreme storm events and potential dam failure conditions
• Owner responsibilities/liabilities and security issues
• Dam operations, maintenance, and inspections
• Developing and implementing emergency action plans
• Potential cost and sources of funding for dam repairs
• Procedures for retaining a professional engineer

Registration will open at 8 am and the workshop and will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will end by 4:30 p.m.  Lunch and refreshment breaks are included in the registration fee. 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, and other dam owners like yourself. You will also receive a flashdrive containing the Dam Owner and Operator Safety Workshop Participant Manual, a valuable source of information resource.

Parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the Education Building.  Parking permits are required and will be emailed a few days before the event.  Please watch your email.

ASDSO is a national, non-profit professional association of engineers and individuals who own, regulate, or work on dams.  For more information about ASDSO, please visit www.damsafety.org or call (859) 550-2788.

Special thanks to our sustaining members