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Kentucky Dam Safety Program

 

Contacts 

KY DEP Division of Water
200 Fair Oaks Lane
Fourth Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Tel: 502-564-3410

Fax: 502-564-0111
water@ky.gov

Brian Shane Cook
shane.cook@ky.gov

Allison Fleck
Public Information Officer
502-564-3410

 

   
 

 State Program Statistics

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 967
    High hazard potential: 169
    Significant hazard potential: 182
    Low hazard potential: 616
State dam safety FTE's: 4
Total Budget: $1,660,440

2011
State-regulated dams: 967
    High hazard potential: 169
    Significant hazard potential: 182
    Low hazard potential: 616
State dam safety FTE's: 5
Total Budget: $1,550,420

2010
State Dam Safety FTE's: 5
Total Budget: $1,550,420   

2008
State-regulated dams: 1066
    High hazard potential: 178
    Significant hazard potential: 217
    Low hazard potential: 671
State dam safety FTE's: 5
Total Budget: $1,550,420

2006
State-regulated dams: 1060
    High hazard potential: 177
    Significant hazard potential: 209
    Low hazard potential: 674
State dam safety FTE's: 14
Total Budget: $1,550,420

2005
State-regulated dams: 1049
    High hazard potential dams: 177
    Significant hazard potential dams: 213
    Low hazard potential dams: 659
State dam safety FTE's: 14

2003
State-regulated dams: 991
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 1022
State dam safety FTEs: 1 

    FTE = full time equivalent personnel 

 

 
*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  

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

Reports & Summaries

Kentucky Program Performance Report

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

Feb. 2011: Kentucky's ASCE Report Card on Dams 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

 

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