Report an incident

Serious incidents or injuries that occur at, or in relation to, a declared dam must be reported to Dams Safety NSW as soon as possible after the incident by calling 0403 681 645 (24 hours/7 days a week).

A written report of an incident in a form approved by Dams Safety NSW must be given to Dams Safety NSW no later than 72 hours after the incident, even if an oral report of the incident has already been given.

The purpose of the incident reporting form is to enable dam owners to provide a written report of an incident to Dams Safety NSW as per Clause 19 of the Dams Safety Regulation 2019.

The form below can be completed online or printed, completed and then emailed to

Incident Reporting Form