Regulatory and Advisory Service on Water Supply Dams Engineering - Queensland


This service is provided to ensure that adequate standards are adopted in dams engineering and that owners of referable dams are aware of their regulatory obligations for the purpose of protecting life.

 The Group provides advice on acceptable standards and practices in dam safety management and related engineering and referable dam regulatory requirements.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.


No fees apply for this service.

Publications Details process

Publications Available:

The following publications are available from the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and energy and publicly on the Department's website at

  • Guidelines for Failure Impact Assessment of Water Dams
  • Queensland Dam Safety Management Guidelines
  • Queensland Guidelines on Acceptable Flood Capacity

Additional information

Whilst the same advice should theoretically be available at all department offices, staff with knowledge of Dam Safety issues should be available at Brisbane.

Administering agency

Department of Energy and Water Supply

Queensland Water Supply Regulator

Dam Safety

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Dam Safety

Queensland Water Supply Regulator

Department of Energy and Water Supply

Operating address: 3rd Floor, Mineral House, 41 George Street
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: PO Box 15456
City East
Queensland 4002
Phone: 07 3224 7636
Fax: 07 3224 7999
Website: Department of Water and Energy Supply (Opens in new window)