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Dam Safety Guidelines--Technical Note 1: Dam Break Inundation Analysis and Downstream Hazard Classification

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
92-55eJuly 1992December 2007
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Author(s) Schaefer, Melvin
Description This is Part 1 of a 3 part series of publications on Dam Safety Technical Notes. See "Related Publications" below to view parts 2 and 3.

This document is intended to provide assistance in conducting a Dam Break Inundation Analysis and in assessing the Downstream Hazard posed by a dam failure.
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