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
Responsibility for Dam and Levee Safety Aug 2019
Dam Decommissioning April 2020
Principles of Sustainability for Dam, Reservoir, and Levee Systems – August 2022
Securing Future Water Supplies August 2022
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.
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