United States Society on Dams

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The United States Society on Dams is a professional association that is dedicated to:[1]

  • Advancing the knowledge of dam engineering, construction, planning, operation, performance, rehabilitation, decommissioning, maintenance, security and safety;
  • Fostering dam technology for socially, environmentally and financially sustainable water resources systems;
  • Providing public awareness of the role of dams in the management of the nation's water resources;
  • Enhancing practices to meet current and future challenges on dams; and
  • Representing the United States as an active member of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).


  1. ^ "USSD Strategic Plan" (PDF). U.S. Society on Dams. 2009-12-17. Retrieved 2010-04-20. 

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