Dam and canal safety

Guidelines and best practices ensure dams in Alberta are built and operated safely.

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Guidelines and best practices ensure dams in Alberta are built and operated safely.

Dams in Alberta are built both off-stream and on-stream to store water.

Owners are responsible for the safety of their dams and must comply with regulations.

This system ensures the use of best available technology and practices.

A regulatory framework ensures that all dams are built and operated safely in Alberta.

Several key processes are used to implement the dam safety regulatory framework.

This annual session brings together dam owners, regulators, industry and professionals.