SDG 6 · Indicator

Dams with Emergency Plans

% of high hazard potential dams

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Challenges remain

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Percent of high hazard potential dams with emergency action plans (EAPs). Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

Long-Term Objective

Best value set according to universal access: basic infrastructure

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 100.


Association of State Dam Safety Offices (ASDSO) State Survey Data

Dams with Emergency Plans