A dam incident means any
incident or event relating to the structural integrity or safety of the dam
which causes, or has the potential to cause -
death or injury to a person,.
damage to, or loss of, property or services.
material environmental harm or serious environmental harm.
A dam incident must be reported to DPIPWE on the Dam Safety Hotline 1800 316 377 - available 24
hours a day, 7 days a week
For Dam Emergencies that threatens life or property - call 000 - ask for Police and report the emergency.
For more information, visit the DPIPWE Dam Safety pages.