ASDSO's Journal of Dam Safety, first published in Spring 2003 under the guidance of editor Alton P. Davis, provides opportunities to share lessons learned and technology related to dams and levees.
Now under the direction of editor Keith Ferguson, the Journal is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December.
Each issue includes technical and/or policy articles (typically three), a training calendar, and a summary of recent dam safety news and events.
Subscription to the Journal of Dam Safety is one benefit of ASDSO membership. Non-members can subscribe by calling 855-228-9732 or emailing email@example.com.
Full issues and individual articles from the Journal (ISSN 1944-9836) are available through the ASDSO Bookstore.
In the Latest Issue (V10 n4, 2012)
Hydrologic Design of Dams in the United States - Past, Present, and Future
By Arthur Miller, Paul G. Schweiger, James E. Demby, Amanda J. Hess, and Gregory L. Richards
A synopsis of past and present practices and a preview of a proposed guidance document for the evaluation of the hydrologic safety of dams, including guidelines for determining the Inflow Design Flood for new and existing dams nationwide.
A Simplified Prioritization Method for a Portfolio of High Hazard Dams
By Robert T. Bennett, Zhengang Wang, Thomas I. Roberts, Robert J. Vanlier, Amanda Pennington, and Steven M. Snell
Presentation of a simplified method developed for the prioritization of a portfolio of high hazard dams in Virginia.
The Need for Establishing a National Dam Safety Program in the Philippines
By Roderick Dela Cruz
An overview of dam safety in the Philippines, including a description of the San Roque Dam disaster and the relative risks and benefits of nuclear and hydroelectric power.