Virginia

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State Dam Safety Statutes & Regulations



State Program Statistics

2021 (Data as of 12/31/2021)
State-regulated dams: 2542
  • High hazard potential: 351
  • Significant hazard potential: 165
  • Low hazard potential: 266
State dam safety FTE's: 10.5
Total Budget: $1,701,455

Virginia Contact

Wendy C. Howard Cooper Acting Director, Dam Safety and Floodplain Management Divisions of Soil & Water Conservation and Dam Safety VA Department of Conservation & Recreation 600 E Main St Fl 24 Richmond, VA 23219-2440 Email: [email protected] Tel: (804) 786-5099 Fax: (804) 371-2630

Media Inquiries Gary Waugh Public Relations Manager Virginia DCR 804/786-5045 804/371-2072 fax

State Map: Virginia
Image from the National Inventory of Dams (NID) which 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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