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New Jersey Dam Safety Program

Contact

John H. Moyle, P.E.
Manager
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Dam Safety Section
P.O. Box 419
Trenton, NJ  08625
Tel: 609/984-0859
Fax: 609/984-1908

 

 

Media Inquiries

NJDEP Press Office
609-984-1795

 

State Program Statistics

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 1682
   High hazard potential: 218
   Significant hazard potential: 336
   Low hazard potential: 1128
State dam safety FTE's: 13
Total Budget: $1,254,000

2011
State-regulated dams: 1676
   High hazard potential: 214
   Significant hazard potential: 343
   Low hazard potential: 1119
State dam safety FTE's: 13
Total Budget: $1,254,000852000852000852000  

2010
State-regulated dams: 1696
   High hazard potential: 214
   Significant hazard potential: 343
   Low hazard potential: 1139
State dam safety FTE's: 13
Total Budget: $1,254,000 

2008 
State-regulated dams: 1721
    High hazard potential: 215
    Significant hazard potential: 338
    Low hazard potential: 1168
State Dam safety FTE's: 13
Total Budget: $1,254,000

2006 
State-regulated dams: 1715
    High hazard potential: 213
    Significant hazard potential: 354
    Low hazard potential: 1148
State Dam safety FTE's: 20
Total Budget: $1,254,000

2005 
State-regulated dams: 1703
    High hazard potential: 202
    Significant hazard potential: 366
    Low hazard potential: 1135
State Dam safety FTE's: 20

2003 
State-regulated dams: 1,651
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 777
State Dam safety FTEs: 16 

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  

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

This is a low interest rate dam rehabilitation loan program. Municipality must co-sign low interest rate loan for private dam owners.


Reports & Summaries

New Jersey Program Performance Report 

How Has New Jersey Used National Dam Safety Program Grants to Improve Dam Safety?

New Jersey Infrastructure Report Card (ASCE)

Summary of New Jersey Dam Safety Laws and Regulations (2007)

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

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