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Georgia Dam Safety Program

Contact

Tom Woosley
Program Manager
GA Department of Natural Resources
Safe Dams Program
200 Piedmont Ave., S.W., Suite 418
Atlanta, GA 30334
Tel: 404/651-8488
 

 

 

State Dam Safety Statutes & Regulations

Rules for Dam Safety

 

State Program Statistic

NOTE: Hazard Rating refers to consequences of a dam's failure, not the condition of the dam.

2012
State-regulated dams: 4053
   High hazard potential: 474
   Significant hazard potential: 0
   Low hazard potential: 3579
State dam safety FTE's: 7.5
Total Budget: $619,549

2011
State-regulated dams: 4053
   High hazard potential: 474
   Significant hazard potential: 0
   Low hazard potential: 3579
State dam safety FTE's: 7.5
Total Budget: $619,549

2010
State-regulated dams: 492
   High hazard potential: 492
   Significant hazard potential: 0
   Low hazard potential: 0
State dam safety FTE's: 7.5
Total Budget: $760,136

2008
State-regulated dams: 3926
     High hazard potential: 474
     Significant hazard potential: 0
     Low hazard potential: 3452
State dam safety FTE's: 7
Total Budget: $760,136

2006
State-regulated dams: 3874
     High hazard potential: 450
     Significant hazard potential: 0
     Low hazard potential: 3424
State dam safety FTE's: 11
Total Budget: $727,009

2005
State-regulated dams: 3861 
     High hazard potential: 437
     Significant hazard potential: 0
     Low hazard potential: 3424
State dam safety FTE's: 9

2003 
State-regulated dams: 3,412
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 4,977
State dam safety FTEs: 10 

FTE = full time equivalent personnel  



2013 National Inventory of Dams*

 *The NID includes dams more than 25' in height or storing more than 50 acre-ft, or classified as HH or SH potential.

 

State Dam Loan/Grant Funding Program  

Georgia does not have a funding program to assist dam owners with repair, abandonment, or removal of dams.
 


Reports & Summaries

Georgia Program Performance Report

How Has Georgia Used National Dam Safety Program Grants to Improve Dam Safety?

Georgia's 2014 Infrastructure Report Card (ASCE)



 

 

 

   

 





 

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