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Oregon Dam Safety Program

Contact

Keith Mills, P.E.
Dam Safety Engineer
Oregon Department of Water Resources
(503) 986-0840
(503) 986-0902 (Fax)

 

State Program Statistics 

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 934
   High hazard potential: 61
   Significant hazard potential: 161
   Low hazard potential: 712
State dam safety FTE's: 2.93
Total Budget: $329,128

2011
State-regulated dams: 934
   High hazard potential: 61
   Significant hazard potential: 161
   Low hazard potential: 712
State dam safety FTE's: 2.93
Total Budget: $244,000 

2010
State-regulated dams: 934
   High hazard potential: 61
   Significant hazard potential: 161
   Low hazard potential: 712
State dam safety FTE's: 2.93
Total Budget: $244,000 

2008
State-regulated dams: 934
   High hazard potential: 61
   Significant hazard potential: 161
   Low hazard potential: 712
State dam safety FTEs: 2.26
Total Budget: $212,400

2006 
State-regulated dams: 934
    High hazard potential: 61
    Significant hazard potential: 161
    Low hazard potential: 712
State dam safety FTEs: 2.26
Total Budget: $212,400

2005 
State-regulated dams: 1204
    High hazard potential: 122
    Significant hazard potential: 181
    Low hazard potential: 901
State dam safety FTEs: 2.2

2003 
State-regulated dams: 3,733
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 833
State dam safety FTEs: 3.1 

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  

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

Reports & Summaries

Oregon Program Performance Report

How Has Oregon Used National Dam Safety Grants to Improve Dam Safety?

Summary of Oregon's Dam Safety Laws and Regulations (2007)

 

 

 

   

 




 

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