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Program Principles

  1. construction of wolf creek damPublic safety is the primary focus.
  2. Dam safety is a component of a broader flood risk management approach.
  3. An effective safety program requires continuous and periodic project inspections and assessments.
  4. The sustainable, systems and collaborative approach is the most effective way to manage and assess dams.
  5. Dam safety information and risk communication must be accurate, timely and clear so individuals can understand risks to make informed decisions about their safety.