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January 4, 2019

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Dam safety regulatory requirements are established based on the consequence classification of the structures and/or risks or hazards posed by the structures. Dam safety uses five consequence classifications for dams or canals based on the potential downstream consequences of a failure. The...


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December 11, 2018

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This is an enforceable directive that will be referenced in the Water Ministerial Regulation and Water Offences and Penalties Regulation. It provides safety requirements for dams and canals.


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April 4, 2016

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Presents the history of dam safety regulation in Alberta since 1972, when the Government of Alberta accepted recommendations from the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta to begin regulation of dams by enacting legislation to promote dam safety,...


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April 1, 2016

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Dam safety regulatory requirements are established based on the consequence classification of the structures and/or risks or hazards posed by the structures. Dam safety uses five classifications for dams based on evaluation of the potential downstream consequences of failure in terms of three...


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January 1, 2016

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Presents the three-year strategic plan for the Dam Safety Regulator. It sets out the strategic framework for the dam safety regulatory system in Alberta and outlines the regulatory structure to assist in consistent implementation of the Dam Safety Regulatory Framework and continuous improvement...


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January 1, 2016

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Presents the operational plan for the Dam Safety Regulator, whose purpose is to ensure safety of the province's dams and canals and to minimize environmental and economic losses through effective and efficient use of the compliance assurance program and tools including education, prevention and...


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September 1, 2015

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Earth fill dams are a good alternative to dugouts where larger volumes of water must be stored at a reasonable cost and suitable site conditions exist. Proper design and construction is essential for dams; otherwise they will fail from washouts or seepage losses. If water quantity is your main...


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March 11, 2015

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The Auditor General released their report, which examined the government's role in dam safety and the authority to require the dam owner to perform safety tasks. The report includes two recommendations : Develop a plan to regulate dams with commensurate reporting on the result of regulatory...

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February 24, 2015

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The water management plan for the South Saskatchewan River recommends a balance that is broadly acceptable to the public between water consumption and environmental protection, in light of economic and social objectives and ecological requirements. The plan envisions future management in the...


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August 1, 2003

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This document is the planning model around which all emergency preparedness plans in the province are developed both for government and NGO's that own dams. Information on Emergency Preparedness plans for specific dams can be obtained by contacting Alberta Environment.