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Belmont County Residents will learn about Safety Issues

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio -

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources ,Division of Soil and Water has an important meeting set up to inform residents about dam safety in Belmont County and the state of Ohio.

The meeting is scheduled for April 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Belmont County Emergency Operations Center on Bannock Road.

Officials said it's important for both public officials and dam owners to understand the safety program and the "roles and  responsibilities'' they have at a local level.

The Belmont County EMA met with two other agencies to plan for this meeting.

Development of an emergency action plan for dams is a primary focus .