Dam Safety Expert Shares Best Practices

In September and October, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) engineer Hilary Spilo shared best practices in the field of dam safety with technical experts, students, and officials in Cochabamba, La Paz, Tarija, and Santa Cruz. Ms. Spilo also discussed TCEQ guidelines and regulations on dam construction, inspections, emergency action plans with Bolivian authorities at the central, departmental, and municipal levels.  In Tarija, Ms. Spilo was a keynote speaker at the Third International Conference on Water Resources, an event the U.S. Embassy has supported since 2016.