Division of Safety of Dams
Department of Water Resources
2200 X Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95818
P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236-0001
Telephone #: (916) 227-4644
E-Mail General Information:
Dam Security Guides and Handbooks
The following documents provide general guidance on dam security issues. These documents were compiled and provided by the Department of Homeland Security's Dams Sector.
Assists in identifying security concerns, coordinating proper response, and establishing effective partnerships with local law enforcement and first responder communities.
Provides information relating to emergency response and preparedness issues; includes recommendations for developing emergency action plans and site recovery plans.
Provides information on a variety of active and passive vehicle barriers.
Provides information on waterside barriers, including their use and maintenance.
Provides information that assists in developing and implementing personnel screening protocols.
For more information, we encourage you to visit the Department of Homeland Security’s Dams Sector webpage