36.14.406 OPERATION PLAN - EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND WARNING PLANS
(1) All operation plans must contain emergency procedures
and warning plans to be used in the event of an emergency.
(2) The plan must be developed in cooperation
with those designated by the owner for carrying out the plan in an emergency,
such as county disaster emergency coordinators, county sheriff, city police,
engineer, and others.
(3) The owner shall file the plan with the
appropriate disaster and emergency services coordinator.
(4) The plan must include but not be limited to:
(a) a map of the evacuation area downstream of
the dam based on the estimated inundation caused by a sudden breach of
(b) an up-to-date notification directory with
phone numbers of key county or municipal and emergency management officials, an
engineer familiar with the dam's characteristics, the department, and a procedure to notify downstream residents located
within the inundation area;
(c) the current name of the owner or
representative responsible for giving notification of a threat of failure;
(d) the general sites and availability of
materials for emergency repairs such as filling erosion gullies and controlling
(e) a list of contractors and others that could
provide assistance before, during, and after a dam failure or reference that
the county resource book for disaster and emergency services has been examined
and contains the necessary contractors and others.
(5) The owner shall annually review and update
the emergency procedures and warning plan.
History: 85-15-110, MCA; IMP, 85-15-212, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 2489, Eff. 11/24/88; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 1849, Eff. 9/24/22.