MDE Dam Safety Technical References

Frequently used and requested technical documents related to the dam construction are provided below. You may download and use them at your own discretion and without any guarantees from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE).  Most of the documents were generated by different federal, state, county or private agencies unaffiliated to the Department.  

Dam Breach Analysis and Hazard Classification

Maryland Department of the Environment

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) 

Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO)

US Army Corps of Engineers (USCOE)

US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)

United States Society on Dams (USSD)

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA)