Safety of Dams and Reservoirs Act (Nebraska)

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Place Nebraska

Name Safety of Dams and Reservoirs Act (Nebraska)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-08-08
Last Substantive Modification
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Information Source


This act regulates dams and associated reservoirs to protect health and public safety and minimize adverse consequences associated with potential dam failure. The act describes the responsibilities of dam owners, dam inspection and classification by the Department, and application requirements for dam construction, modification, alteration, and removal.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Shuhai Zheng
Department Natural Resources
Division Floodplain and Dam Safety
Address 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509-4676

Phone 2 402-471-2363
Fax 402-471-2900

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

Authority 1: Neb. Rev. Stat. 46-16xx
Date Enacted 2005

Authority 2: Nebraska Administrative Code 458