Legislation

National Regulations

Australia (New South Wales): Dams Safety Act (1978)

Australia (Tasmania): Water Management (Safety of Dams) Regulations (2011)

Belize: Mines and Minerals (Safety, Health and Environmental) Regulations (1994)

Canada: Dam Safety Act (2000)

Canada: British Columbia Dam Safety Regulation (2000)

Canada: Dam Safety Regulation (2002)

Finland: Dam Safety Act (2009)

Finland: Government Decree on Dam Safety (2010)

Norway: Regulations governing the safety and supervision of watercourse structures (2000)

Philippines: Republic Act No. 2056 (1958)

South Africa: Regulations regarding the safety of dams (1998)

United States of America: Indian Dams Safety Act (1994)

Summary of State Dam Safety Laws and Regulations (2000)

Multilateral and Regional Agreements

Agreement between the Governments of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and the Republic of Uzbekistan on the Use of Water and Energy Resources of the Syrdarya Basin (1998)

Agreement between the Governments of the Republics of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan on the Parallel Operation of the Energy Systems of Central Asia (1999)

Bilateral Agreements

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on the Use of Water Management Facilities of Intergovernmental Status on the Rivers Chu and Talas (2000)

Model Legislation

Model national law öOn the safety of hydrotechnical installationsö

Recommendations

Recommendations to ECE Governments on Dam Safety with Particular Emphasis on Small Dams

The World Bank Operational Manual OP 7.50 - Projects on International Waterways (2001)

The World Bank Bank Procedures BP 7.50 - Projects on International Waterways (2001)

The World Bank Operational Manual OP 4.37 - Safety of Dams (2001)

The World Bank Bank Procedures BP 4.37 - Safety of Dams (2001)

The World Bank Bank Procedures BP 4.37, Annex A - Dam Safety Reports: Content and Timing (2001)

The World Bank Operational Manual OP 4.01 - Environmental Assessment (1999)

The World Bank Operational Manual OP 4.01, Annex A - Definitions (1999)

The World Bank Operational Manual OP 4.01, Annex B - Content of an Environmental Assessment Report for a Category A Project (1999)

The World Bank Operational Manual OP 4.01, Annex C - Environmental Management Plan (1999)

The World Bank Bank Procedures BP 4.01 - Environmental Assessment (1999)

The World Bank Bank Procedures BP 4.01, Annex A - Application of EA to Dam and Reservoir Projects (1999)

The World Bank Bank Procedures BP 4.01, Annex B - Application of EA to Projects Involving Pest Management (1999)

The World Bank Operational Manual OP 4.04 - Natural Habitats (2001)

The World Bank Operational Manual OP 4.04, Annex A - Definitions (2001)

The World Bank Bank Procedures BP 4.04 - Natural Habitats (2001)

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