Dam Emergencies

​​Dam safety responses may be required and triggered by minor incidents through to major incidents concerning dam integrity or breach.

Call 000 and ask for Police to report an emergency dam safety incident that threatens life or property. 
The Tasmania Police coordinate Dam Emergency responses.


DPIPWE Contacts

The Regional Water Management Officers (RWMOs) are usually the first point of contact - except in the case of dam emergencies - in relation to dam safety matters. They are located around the State and responsible for respective water regions as follows:

North

Peter Stafford 
(03) 6777 2216 or 0429 531 584

John Gaby
(03) 6777 2235 or 0418 547 846

Megan Terry
(03) 6777 2245 or 0428 219 828


North West

Erin Moran
(03) 6477 7380
0417 307 632


North East and Macquarie

Stephen Pryor
​(03) 6165 3279
0419 563 952


South

Andrew Dix
(03) 6165 3279
0417 308 608
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