Dam Safety Program (Maryland)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Maryland

Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Dam Safety Program (Maryland)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small)
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Maryland Department of the Environment
Primary Website http://www.mde.state.md.us/programs/Water/DamSafety/Pages/Programs/WaterPrograms/Dam_Safety/index.aspx

Last Review 2014-09-15


The Dam Safety Division within the Department of the Environment is responsible for administering a dam safety program to regulate the construction, operation, and maintenance of dams to prevent dam failures and protect environmental resources. Permits are required for the construction and modification of structures, and dams are reviewed based on their assigned hazard rating.

Policy Contact

Department Maryland Department of the Environment
Division Dam Safety Program
Address 1800 Washington Boulevard
Place Baltimore, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21230
Phone (410) 537-3000