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Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) has been increasingly utilised to prioritise and investigate dam safety deficiencies. It can be used to enhance dam safety programmes. Dam Surveillance, O & M procedures, and emergency plans can all be evaluated for their effectiveness in detecting and mitigating the applicable failure modes for a dam. Experience with a workshop process to carry out this evaluation and some of the improvements that have been identified are described.
ANCOLD is an incorporated voluntary association of organisations and individual professionals with an interest in dams in Australia.