Emergency Action Plans (EAP) are required for High and Significant hazard potential dams. An EAP shall be submitted every six years to the Office of Emergency Management. It is the structure owner's responsibility to develop, maintain, exercise and implement a site-specific plan according to Virginia Administrative Code 4VAC50-20-175.
There are seven basic elements that each EAP shall contain:
Emergency Detection, Evaluation, and Classification
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Additional detailed information regarding the seven elements can be found by clicking here