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Maine Dam Safety Program

Contact

Tony Fletcher, P.E.
State Dam Inspector
Maine Emergency Management Agency
Department of Defense
72 State House Station
Augusta, ME  04333-0072
Tel: 207/624-4465
Fax: 207/626-4460

 

State Program Statistics

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

 

2012
State-regulated dams: 606
   High hazard potential: 27
   Significant hazard potential: 72
   Low hazard potential: 507
State dam safety FTE's: 2.5
Total Budget: $58,900

2011
State-regulated dams: 618
   High hazard potential: 30
   Significant hazard potential: 77
   Low hazard potential: 511
State dam safety FTE's: 2.5
Total Budget: $58,900

2010
State-regulated dams: 618
   High hazard potential: 30
   Significant hazard potential: 77
   Low hazard potential: 511
State dam safety FTE's: 2.5
Total Budget: $58,900
  

2008
State-regulated dams: 668
    High hazard potential: 28
    Significant hazard potential: 67
    Low hazard potential: 573
State dam safety FTE's: 3
Total Budget: $36,614

2005
State-regulated dams: 831
    High hazard potential: 25
    Significant hazard potential: 80
    Low hazard potential: 726
State dam safety FTE's: 1.5

View a 2005 fact sheet for the Maine dam safety program

2003 
State-regulated dams: 841
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 845
State dam safety FTEs: 1 

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  

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

 

Reports & Summaries

Maine Program Performance Report

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

Maine Infrastructure Report Card (ASCE)

Maine Dam Safety Statutes

View a summary of Maine's 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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