Position Statements

Position Statements

USSD Position Statements are first reviewed and approved by the applicable Technical Committee then sent to the Board of Directors for final approval.

Sustainable Reservoir Sediment Management Plan – Spring 2018

Investigation and Evaluation of Dam and Levee Failures and Incidents_Oct 2018

Endorsement Statements

USSD ENDORSEMENT OF PROPOSED BEST PRACTICES FOR THE ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR TAILINGS DAMS

USSD views this Proposed Best Practices for the Engineer of Record for Tailings Dams guidance document prepared by the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) as a comprehensive guidance document on the subject of the Engineer of Record for tailings storage facilities for the mining industry as a whole. The opportunity for USSD to collaborate with the GBA to review and provide input to the guidance document was appreciated. USSD endorses this document as a critical reference document for the industry.