Alabama Dam Safety Program
(Alabama does not have a state dam safety program.)
Leslie A. Durham, P.E.
AL Department of Economic & Community Affairs
Office of Water Resources
401 Adams Avenue
P.O. Box 5696
Montgomery, AL 36104-5690
Alabama Dept of Economic and Community Affairs
Pending Legislation: HB610 Legislative Fact Sheet
On March 18, 2014 Alabama State Representative Mary Sue McClurkin introduced House Bill 610 which, if passed, would establish a state dam safety program (Co-sponsors are State Reps. Hill and Wallace.) ASDSO will be working with ASCE, ACEC Alabama and other stakeholders to promote dam safety in the state. Visit the State Legislative Advocacy Page for more information including the bill text.
2013 National Inventory of Dams*
Reports & Summaries:
Alabama Program Performance Report
(developed by ASDSO to help illustrate the need for a state dam safety program)
View Alabama's report in Successes and Challenges - 2002 National Dam Safety Program (Association of State Dam Safety Officials, 2002)
State Dam Loan/Grant Funding Program
Alabama does not have a funding program to assist dam owners with repair, abandonment, or removal of dams.