SPENCER -- The Association of State Dam Safety Officials, (ASDSO), in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, invites the public to participate in a Dam Safety Workshop for owners and operators on Thursday, June 23 at the Canyon Inn at McCormick's Creek State Park, Spencer.
The workshop is designed to provide practical, straightforward information on topics of importance to anyone who owns or operates a dam. Purpose of the one-day workshop is to educate dam owners and operators about the following topics:
* Dam Types and Purpose
* Dam Terminology.
* Dam Failure Causes Related to Maintenance
* Dam Maintenance Problems and Solutions
* Dam Operations
The workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will end at 4:30 p.m. Lunch and refreshment breaks are included in the $25 registration fee.
Free information will be available throughout the day. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and network with state dam safety officials, well-known experts in the field of dam safety, and other dam owners.
Workshop participants who wish to reserve overnight lodging should contact the Canyon Inn at 812-829-4881 and make their own reservations.
Registration fee is $25 ($35 after June 10 or at the door). As part of the registration fee, attendees will receive a copy of the Dam Owner and Operator Safety Workshop Participant Manual.