While the likelihood of a community experiencing a dam failure is low, the potential consequences can be catastrophic. Dam breaches can inundate communities unexpectedly, imposing immediate life and safety risks, devastating infrastructure, creating irreversible damage to the environment and the social fabric of a community. Ontario Power Generation engages with the regulator, host communities and… Continue reading

Maintaining a state of readiness to implement an Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan (EPRP) is critical to mitigating the impact of dam failure. Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has integrated an all-hazards emergency management approach with its Dam Safety Program; capturing key elements within a managed system to ensure that a state of readiness is maintained,… Continue reading