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Arkansas Dam Safety Program

Contact

Ryan Brooks- acting state rep
101 East Capitol, Suite 350
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 682-6739

Fax: (501) 682-3991
  

 

State Dam Safety Statutes & Regulations

The Arkansas Dam Safety Program webpage contains links to the Arkansas Code & Rules Governing Design and Regulations of Dams.

    

 

State Program Statistics

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 1193
   High hazard potential: 155
   Significant hazard potential: 211
   Low hazard potential: 827
State dam safety FTE's: 4.7
Total Budget: $339,500

2011
State-regulated dams: 1192
   High hazard potential: 155
   Significant hazard potential: 211
   Low hazard potential: 826
State dam safety FTE's: 4.8
Total Budget: $374,200   

2010
State-regulated dams: 1256
   High hazard potential: 152
   Significant hazard potential: 211
   Low hazard potential: 893
State dam safety FTE's: 4.8
Total Budget: $374,200 

2008
State-regulated dams: 406
    High hazard potential: 103
    Significant hazard potential: 95
    Low hazard potential: 208
State dam safety FTE's: 4.4
Total Budget: $333,200

2006
State-regulated dams: 1273
    High hazard potential: 102
    Significant hazard potential: 92
    Low hazard potential: 209
State dam safety FTE's: 3.3
Total Budget: $282,018

2005
State-regulated dams: 403
    High hazard potential: 102
    Significant hazard potential: 92
    Low hazard potential: 209
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 1207
State dam safety FTE's: 3.5

2003
State-regulated dams: 427
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 12909
State dam safety FTEs: 4.2

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 

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

 

Reports & Summaries

Arkansas Program Performance Report

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

 

 

 

 
   

 

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