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Nebraska Dam Safety Program

Contact

Tim Gokie, P.E.
Dam Safety Engineer
NE Department of Natural Resources
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4676
Phone: 402-471-6398
Fax: 402/471-2900 

 

 

State Program Statistics

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 2482
   High hazard potential: 135
   Significant hazard potential: 193
   Low hazard potential: 2154
State dam safety FTE's: 10
Total Budget: $290,116

2011
State-regulated dams: 2468
   High hazard potential: 133
   Significant hazard potential: 191
   Low hazard potential: 2144
State dam safety FTE's: 10
Total Budget: $351,455    

2010
State-regulated dams: 2524
   High hazard potential: 133
   Significant hazard potential: 189
   Low hazard potential: 2202
State dam safety FTE's: 10
Total Budget: $351,455 
  

2008 
State-regulated dams: 2308
    High hazard potential: 124
    Significant hazard potential: 212
    Low hazard potential: 1972
State dam safety FTE's: 6
Total Budget: $311,745

2006 
State-regulated dams: 2288
    High hazard potential: 121
    Significant hazard potential: 210
    Low hazard potential: 1957
State dam safety FTE's: 5.8
Total Budget: $326,145

2005 
State-regulated dams: 2227
    High hazard potential: 129
    Significant hazard potential: 212
    Low hazard potential: 1886
State dam safety FTE's: 5.7

2003 
State-regulated dams: 2,155
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 2,155
State dam safety FTEs: 5.2 

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  

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

Reports & Summaries
 
Nebraska Program Performance Report
 
 

 

 
   

 

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