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Indiana Dam Safety Program  

Contact

Kenneth E. Smith, P.E.
Assistant Director
IN Dept. of Natural Resources
Division of Water
402 W. Washington St. Rm W264
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317/232-4224
Fax: 317/233-4579 
Indiana Division of Water  


 

State Program Statistics
 

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 1085
   High hazard potential: 245
   Significant hazard potential: 253
   Low hazard potential: 587
State dam safety FTE's: 5
Total Budget: $400,000

2011
State-regulated dams: 1084
   High hazard potential: 243
   Significant hazard potential: 253
   Low hazard potential: 588
State dam safety FTE's: 5
Total Budget: $392,000 

2010
State-regulated dams: 1081
   High hazard potential: 241
   Significant hazard potential: 253
   Low hazard potential: 587
State dam safety FTE's: 5
Total Budget: $430,000 

  
2008
State-regulated dams: 1088
     High hazard potential: 240
     Significant hazard potential: 249
     Low hazard potential: 599
State dam safety FTE's: 5
Total Budget: $430,000

2006
State-regulated dams: 993
     High hazard potential: 241
     Significant hazard potential: 250
     Low hazard potential: 502
State dam safety FTE's: 5
Total Budget: $425,000

2005
State-regulated dams: 993
    High hazard potential: 241
    Significant hazard potential: 250
    Low hazard potential: 502
State dam safety FTE's: 5

View a 2005 fact sheet for the Indiana dam safety program

2003
State-regulated dams: 1,129
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 1,472
State dam safety FTEs: 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  

Indiana has a funding program to assist dam owners with repair, abandonment, or removal of dams.

The State has a low interest flood control revolving fund loan program. By statute the loan cannot exceed $300,000 dollars, but it is limited to only public owners.

 

Reports & Summaries

Indiana Program Performance Report

Indiana Infrastructure Report Card (ASCE)

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

View a summary of Indiana's state dam safety laws and regulations.

Indiana Statute 

 


 

 

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