Emergency Action Plans for Dams

Credit: 5 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $60.00
Pages: 102

Course Summary

The primary objective of this course is to implement an emergency action plan (EAP) which is a positive step the dam owner can take to accomplish dam safety objectives, protect the investment and reduce potential liability. An emergency action plan is not a substitute for proper maintenance or remedial construction, but it facilitates recognition of dam safety problems as they develop and establish nonstructural means to minimize risk of loss of life and reduce property damage. These guidelines define the requirements of an acceptable EAP and facilitate its preparation, distribution, annual testing, and update.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction
  • Notification Flowcharts
    • Inundation Maps
    • Generalized Inundation Maps
    • Detailed Inundation Maps
  • Possible Emergency Conditions
  • Preventive Actions
  • Supplies and Resources
  • Implementation
    • Updating
    • Location
    • Approval
    • Testing
    • Training

Course Author

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Review the quiz before studying the course.

Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

Acrobat Reader is required to view this document. Click here to download a free copy of Acrobat Reader.