Geospatial AI For Downstream Hazard Detection | Dam Risk Prevention

Geospatial AI for downstream hazard detection

The power to track dam flood risk and improve public safety. Deploy your inspection resources to the right place at the right time.

Downstream Hazard

Optimizing inspection deployment – at scale

Dam Monitoring identifies the building changes that matter in your dam inundation zones, across your whole portfolio and your whole state to highlight exact risk areas. It gives you accurate insights on developments between inspections for high hazard dams, and keeps track of urban change around low hazard dams. Deploy your resources to their optimum efficiency and better manage and act on risk.

Regulators – assess state-wide urban changes that impact hazard ratings

Assess hazard rating risk

View all state-wide changes
Check all inundation zones
Focus on areas of concern
Deploy inspection resources optimally

Track issues between inspections

Quickly determine changes
Assess risk
Proactively determine an appropriate response

Optimize resource

Define exact risk areas
Direct inspection teams
Focus emergency preparations
Cut non-targeted inspection time

Dam operators – reduce the effort needed to track building changes across inundation zones

Mitigate risk

Identify all buildings across each flood plain
Easily see addresses for each building
Focus resources

Track issues across all dams

Monitor all inundation zones for all dams
Identify changes quickly and easily
Plan and action the right remediation

Drive resource efficiencies

Target emergency planning
Optimize when and where you deploy to site
Focus inspection time

How we help

Optimizing dam safety resources at South Carolina

South Carolina’s regulated dams are classified based on potential loss of human life or property damage in the event of failure or improper operation of the dam. Currently, the evaluation process is manual and time intensive. Dam Monitoring can remotely, accurately, and more frequently identify dams with specific changes in structures within flood zones. This can enable South Carolina DHEC to prioritize specific dams, free up staff time to reinvest in important field work and validations, increase reliability and confidence in knowledge of risk, and focus on re-classification and Emergency Action Plans.

Track urban development risks across all dams in your state

With a mandate to protect public safety and prevent economic loss from potential dam failure and faced with a rise in the number of high hazard dams, the state dam safety officer’s role has never been more important. However, State Dam Safety programs are challenged by a lack of adequate resources.

Why? Traditional methods of ground survey and inspection are often too resource-intensive to keep up with the growth of urban development across the flood plains of the dams they are responsible for. Added to that, without a visual inspection, there is little certainty of accuracy on dam hazard classifications that dam owners have self-certified. And potentially risky urban changes that occur between inspections, which can impact hazard classifications, can go unrecorded and unactioned for longer than is ideal.

Rezatec’s Dam Monitoring combines satellite data with advanced analytics to deliver accurate insights on building change across the inundation zones of every dam in your state. Its easy-to-use visualizations highlight exact risk areas, which means you can monitor and report on risk for each dam remotely, at scale and cost-effectively. And you can deploy your inspection resources to the right place at the right time.

Dam Monitoring Resources

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