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Florida Dam Safety Program

Contact

Mr.  Art Sengupta, P.E., P.G., PMP

Dam Safety Officer
FL Department of Environmental Protection
2600 Blairstone Rd MS 2500
Tallahassee, FL 32399-6542 US
Tel: (850) 245-8491
Fax: (850) 412-0553

 

 

State Program Statistics

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

2012
State-regulated dams: 882
   High hazard potential: 72
   Significant hazard potential: 330
   Low hazard potential: 480
State dam safety FTE's: 20.5
Total Budget: $1,387,125

2011
State-regulated dams: 882
   High hazard potential: 72
   Significant hazard potential: 330
   Low hazard potential: 480
State dam safety FTE's: 20.5
Total Budget: $1,387,125

2010
State-regulated dams: 882
   High hazard potential: 72
   Significant hazard potential: 330
   Low hazard potential: 480
State dam safety FTE's: 22
Total Budget: $1,508,625 
  

2008
State-regulated dams: 874
    High hazard potential: 72
    Significant hazard potential: 330
    Low hazard potential: 472 
Dam safety FTE's: 77
Total Budget: $18,200,000

2006
State-regulated dams: 805
    High hazard potential: 72
    Significant hazard potential: 321
    Low hazard potential: 412
Dam safety FTE's: 77
Total Budget: $20,878,995

2005
State-regulated dams: 805
    High hazard potential: 72
    Significant hazard potential: 321
    Low hazard potential: 412
Dam safety FTE's: 77

2003
State-regulated dams: 778
Dams in National Inventory of Dams: 778
Dam safety FTEs: 38

 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.

 

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State Dam Loan/Grant Funding Program  

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

Reports & Summaries

Florida Program Performance Report

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

Florida Infrastructure Report Card (ASCE)

View a summary of Florida'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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