Dam Safety Regulations (Connecticut)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Connecticut

Applies to States or Provinces Connecticut
Name Dam Safety Regulations (Connecticut)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2720&q=325634&deepNav_GID=1625%20

Last Review 2014-05-23
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


All dams, except those owned by the U.S., are under the jurisdiction of these regulations. These dams will be classified by hazard rating, and may be subject to periodic inspections. The construction of new dams is also subject to inspection throughout and following the building process.

Policy Contact

Department Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Division Dam Safety Programs

Phone (860) 424-3706      

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: DEEP Regulations 22a-409-1 through 2
Date Enacted 1987

Authority 2: Conn. Gen. Stat. 22a-401 through 22a-411