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Puerto Rico Dam Safety Program

Contact

Luis A. Suarez Sanchez
Administrator, Dams & Reservoirs Safety Program
PR Electric Power Authority
Safety Program
P.O. Box 364267
San Juan, PR  00936-4267
Tel: 787/289-3256
Fax: 787/289-3250 
 

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority: 
http://www.prepa.com/

 

 

 

State Program Statistics

 

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 36
   High hazard potential: 35
   Significant hazard potential: 0
   Low hazard potential: 1
State dam safety FTE's: 4
Total Budget: $422,488

2011
State-regulated dams: 36
   High hazard potential: 35
   Significant hazard potential: 0
   Low hazard potential: 1
State dam safety FTE's: 4
Total Budget: $460,579     

2010
State-regulated dams: 36
   High hazard potential: 35
   Significant hazard potential: 0
   Low hazard potential: 1
State dam safety FTE's: 4
Total Budget: $400,000   

2008
State-regulated dams: 35
   High hazard potential: 34
   Significant hazard potential: 0
   Low hazard potential: 1
State dam safety FTE's: 9
Total Budget: $800,000

2006
State-regulated dams: 35
    High hazard potential: 35
    Significant hazard potential: 0
    Low hazard potential: 0
State dam safety FTE's: 6
Total Budget: $440,000

2005 
State-regulated dams: 35
    High hazard potential: 34
    Significant hazard potential: 1
    Low hazard potential: 0
State dam safety FTE's: 9

2003 
State-regulated dams: 36
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 36
State dam safety FTEs: 6 

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      ??

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

Reports & Summaries

Puerto Rico Program Performance Report

How Has Puerto Rico Used National Dam Safety Program Grants to Improve Dam Safety?

 

 

 

   

 

 

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