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Illinois Dam Safety Program

Contact

Jason Campbell, P.E.
Permit Engineer
IL Department of Natural Resources
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702-1271
Tel: 217/558-4532
Fax: 217/785-5014

 

State Program Statistics

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 1759
   High hazard potential: 223
   Significant hazard potential: 298
   Low hazard potential: 1238
State dam safety FTE's: 4.7
Total Budget: $345,000

2011
State-regulated dams: 1594
   High hazard potential: 217
   Significant hazard potential: 298
   Low hazard potential: 1079
State dam safety FTE's: 4.7
Total Budget: $335,000     

2010
State-regulated dams: 1576
   High hazard potential: 209
   Significant hazard potential: 291
   Low hazard potential: 1076
State dam safety FTE's: 4.7
Total Budget: $355,000   

2008
State-regulated dams: 1485
    High hazard potential 187
    Significant hazard potential: 299
    Low hazard potential: 999
State dam safety FTE's: 4.3
Total Budget: $260,000

2006
State-regulated dams: 1485
    High hazard potential: 187
    Significant hazard potential: 299
    Low hazard potential: 999
State dam safety FTE's: 4.8
Total Budget: $306,000

2005
State-regulated dams: 1464
     High hazard potential: 184
     Significant hazard potential: 297
     Low hazard potential: 983
State dam safety FTE's: 4.8

2003
State-regulated dams: 1,311
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 1,226
State dam safety FTEs: 5.5 

 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  

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

Reports & Summaries

Illinios Program Performance Report

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

  Illinois Infrastructure Report Card (ASCE)

Summary of Illinois' dam safety laws and regulations - from Summary of State Laws and Regulations on Dam Safety (Association of State Dam Safety Officials, July 2000) 

 

 

 

   

 

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