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Wyoming Dam Safety Program

Contact

Nathan Graves
Safety of Dams Engineer
Wyoming State Engineers Office
Herschler Building 4E
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
Phone: 307/777-3500

 

State Program Statistics 

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 1515
   High hazard potential: 84
   Significant hazard potential: 106
   Low hazard potential: 1325
State dam safety FTE's: 4.73
Total Budget: $227,990

2011
State-regulated dams: 1517
   High hazard potential: 82
   Significant hazard potential: 107
   Low hazard potential: 1328
State dam safety FTE's: 4.73
Total Budget: $222,028  

2010
State-regulated dams: 1529
   High hazard potential: 81
   Significant hazard potential: 110
   Low hazard potential: 1338
State dam safety FTE's: 5.28
Total Budget: $222,028 


2008 
State-regulated dams: 1512
    High hazard potential: 79
    Significant hazard potential: 112
    Low hazard potential: 1321
State dam safety FTE's: 4.98
Total Budget: $449,056

2006 
State-regulated dams: 1445
    High hazard potential: 79
    Significant hazard potential: 116
    Low hazard potential: 1250
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 
State dam safety FTE's: 4.98
Total Budget: 160,365

2005 
State-regulated dams: 1410
    High hazard potential: 79
    Significant hazard potential: 116
    Low hazard potential: 1215
Dams in National Inventory of Dams:
State dam safety FTE's: 4.98

2003 
State-regulated dams: 1,374
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 1,270
State dam safety FTEs: 3.1 

 FTE = full time 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  

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

Reports & Summaries

Wyoming Program Performance Report

How Has Wyoming Used National Dam Safety Program Grants to Improve Dam Safety?

Wyoming Water Statutues

View a summary of Wyoming's dam safety laws and regulations - from Summary of State Laws and Regulations on Dam Safety (Association of State Dam Safety Officials, July 2000) 

 

 

 

   

 

 

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