36.14.603 ENGINEER'S REPORT OF FIVE-YEAR DAM EVALUATION
(1) The engineer shall prepare a written report and photographic record of the inspection. The report must contain the following:
(a) the date and findings of the inspection and an assessment of the conditions of the dam and reservoir based on the visual observations, available data on the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the structure, and hydrologic, hydraulic, stability, and other evaluations;
(b) recommendations for any critical or emergency measures or actions;
(c) recommendations for corrective measures or actions relating to design, construction, operation, maintenance, and inspection of the structure;
(d) recommendations for time periods appropriate for implementing any necessary emergency or corrective measures or actions to improve the safety of the dam to an acceptable level;
(e) recommendations for additional detailed studies, investigations, and analyses;
(f) recommendations for the safe storage level of the dam or reservoir; and
(g) recommendations for the time of the next inspection by an engineer.
(2) The engineer shall deliver the report and discuss it with the owner within 60 days of the visual inspection. If the owner decides to split the visual inspection into two separate visits pursuant to ARM 36.14.601(2), the 60-day report delivery requirement begins with the date of the second visual inspection.
History: 85-15-110, MCA; IMP, 85-15-213, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 2489, Eff. 11/24/88; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 1849, Eff. 9/24/22.