PDH Online

Dam Safety-Selecting Inflow Design Floods for Dams

Credit: 4 PDH
Course Fee: $48.00
58 pages

Course Summary:

The course provides thorough and consistent procedures for selecting and accommodating Inflow Design Floods (IDF’s). The IDF is the flood flow above which the incremental increase in water surface elevation downstream due to failure of a dam or other water retaining structure is no longer considered to present an unacceptable additional downstream threat.

Learning Objective:

  • Introduction
  • Definitions of terms
  • Selecting Inflow Design Floods
  • Accommodating Inflow Design Floods

Review the quiz before studying the course.

Course Content

Course Author: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Course 1

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