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TCEQ Holds Dam Safety Workshops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - Events scheduled in Austin, June 4; Granbury, June 26; and Conroe, July 17
ContactLisa Wheeler
Phone512-239-5003
Pager512-606-3681

 

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is scheduling three dam safety workshops in June and July.

Wednesday June 4—Austin
J. J. Pickle Center
10100 Burnet Road

Thursday, June 26—Granbury
Granbury Resort Conference Center
621 E. Pearl St.

Thursday, July 17—Conroe
Lone Star Convention Center
9055 Airport Road

Workshop hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Additional information and registration are available online.

The workshops will educate dam owners about state dam safety laws and regulations, dam failure modes and case histories, owner responsibilities and liabilities, 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 Workshop Participant Manual and have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with TCEQ dam safety personnel.

For more information regarding the workshops, contact Joe Briseno at events@tceq.texas.gov or 512-239-6781.