Division of Safety of Dams Contacts

General Information

Phone: (916) 565-7868

Email: damsafety@water.ca.gov


Emergencies

 

  • Call 911 immediately.
  • During normal business hours, call (916) 565-7800.
  • After hours, contact the area or regional engineer on the Emergency Contact Sheet that was given to each dam owner.
  • If you can't reach us, call the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services at (916) 845-8911.

Correspondence

Direct all correspondence to Sharon K. Tapia, DSOD Division Chief, at our mailing address. Certified mail should be sent to our street address.

Mailing Address:

Division of Safety of Dams

P.O. Box 942836

Sacramento, CA 94236-0001

Street Address:

Division of Safety of Dams

2720 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833


Questions on Specific Dams

Contact the area or regional engineer associated with the county noted below. For other general inquiries, contact the office engineer, Eric Holland at (916) 565-7811. You may also contact the Field Engineering Branch Chief, Andrew Mangney, at (916) 565-7800.


Field Engineers