Dam Safety Guidelines - Plans


Plans should be clear, concise and drafted specifically for the purpose of dam construction. Subdivision plats for mass grading with embankments added are unacceptable. At a minimum, the following should be shown on the set of drawings submitted to the State Engineer for permitting (NAC 535.210(6)):

Please note that the number of sheets described in the regulation is the bare minimum for a simple dam. As a design increases in complexity, the details and number of sheets necessary to illustrate them will increase accordingly.