Our Mission

We aim to protect people, property and the environment, present and future, from the harmful effects of a dam failure or an uncontrolled release of the reservoir contents.

We promote cooperation between stakeholders with and interest in dams. This includes technical, regulatory and owner representative as well as the general public. It develops and provides information to members and represents the industry at government level. It actively reviews and shares information on an international stage to best represent dam practise in New Zealand.

As a member you’ll have access to benefits such as:

  • Regular newsletters with training opportunities and new publications.
  • Participate in workshops.
  • Join the NZSOLD Young Professionals Group for fun events and opportunities to learn.
  • Priority access to the NZSOLD Dam Safety Guidelines including any revisions or additional practice material.