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TCEQ Holds Dam Safety Workshops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - Events planned in Tyler, New Braunfels, and Brownwood
ContactLisa Wheeler
Phone512-239-5003
Pager512-606-3681

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is holding a series of one-day workshops around the state for dam owners.

June 27, 2013--Tyler
Holiday Inn South Broadway, 5701 South Broadway

July 18, 2013—New Braunfels
New Braunfels Civic Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Avenue

August 1, 2013--Brownwood
4-H Conference Center, 5600 FM 3021

The workshops will educate dam owners about state dam safety laws and regulations, dam failure modes and case histories, owner responsibilities/liabilities and security issues, dam operations, maintenance and inspections, and developing and implementing emergency action plans.

Lunch and refreshments are included in the registration fee. Participants will also receive a copy of the Dam Owner and Operator Safety Workshop Participant Manual, and have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with TCEQ dam safety personnel.

Early registration cost for the workshop is $49. Workshop hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with registration sign-in beginning at 8:00 a.m. Walk-in and on-site registrations will be accepted.

Registration is available online. For questions about the workshops, contact Mary Kelley at 512-239-3143, or Warren Samuelson at 512-239-5195, or by .