ZDS IMO Conducts Basic Dam Safety Orientation
NIA Region IX – Zamboanga del Sur Irrigation Management Office (IMO) conducted an orientation on Basic Dam Safety on February 8, 2023 at NIA Function Hall, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur.
Safety Dam Officer - Engr. Rey M. Pinatacan, also the Head of ZDS IMO Engineering Section spearheaded the said activity. The one-day training aimed to equip the technical staff particularly the Engineering, Operation, and Maintenance personnel of the IMO the necessary information to assess and better understand the aspects of dam safety.
The orientation was structured with series of presentations and hands-on activities such as case studies that covered various parts of dam safety, construction, operations and maintenance, and emergency planning and response.
It provided the participants the opportunity to apply their newly acquired knowledge and skills in real-life scenarios, and to share best practices in assessing dam safety and mitigating risks in order to ensure public safety.