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Alaska Dam Safety Program

Contact

Charles F. Cobb
State Dam Safety Engineer
Department of Natural Resources
Division of Mining, Land & Water
550 West 7th Ave., Ste. 1020
Anchorage, AK  99501-3577
Tel: 907/269-8636
Fax: 907/269-8947



 

State Program Statistics

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

2012
State-regulated dams:
   High hazard potential: 20
   Significant hazard potential: 41
   Low hazard potential: 23
State dam safety FTE's: 2
Total Budget: $207,800

2011
State-regulated dams: 85
   High hazard potential: 19
   Significant hazard potential: 41
   Low hazard potential: 25
State dam safety FTE's: 2
Total Budget: $285,337


2010
State-regulated dams: 83
   High hazard potential: 19
   Significant hazard potential: 34
   Low hazard potential: 30
State dam safety FTE's: 2
Total Budget: $271,024

 
2008
State-regulated dams: 83
   High hazard potential: 18
   Significant hazard potential: 33
   Low hazard potential: 32
State dam safety FTE's: 2
Total Budget: $227,800

2006
State-regulated dams: 81
   High hazard potential: 17
   Significant hazard potential: 32
   Low hazard potential: 32
State dam safety FTE's: 1
Total Budget: $100,500

2005
State-regulated dams: 82
   High hazard potential: 18
   Significant hazard potential: 32
   Low hazard potential: 32
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 105
State dam safety FTE's: 1

2003 
State-regulated dams: 81
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 112
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  

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


Reports & Summaries
 

Alaska Program Performance Report

 

  

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