About ODSO


The mission of ODSO shall be to promote dam safety in the State of Ohio by establishing a partnership between dam owners, operators, engineers and regulators. The organization shall provide a forum for education and discussion on dam safety related issues and provide a voice for all concerned in the formation and implementation of dam safety policy in the State of Ohio.


To increase awareness of dam safety through newsletters, publications, and other events.

To provide a link to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) – Division of Water Resources (Dam Safety), the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) and other local, state and federal groups with an interest in dam safety including pursuit of active participation in the development of dam safety regulations.