Dam Safety (North Carolina)

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Place North Carolina

Applies to States or Provinces North Carolina
Name Dam Safety (North Carolina)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator North Carolina Division of Energy, MInerals and Land Resources
Primary Website http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/byarticle/chapter_143/article_21.html

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title%2015a%20-%20environment%20and%20natural%20resources/chapter%2002%20-%20environmental%20management/subchapter%20h/subchapter%20h%20rules.pdf



North Carolina Administrative Code Title 15A, Subchapter 2K lays out further regulations for the design, approval, construction, maintenance, and inspection of dams to ensure public safety and environmental health. The rules and regulations in this chapter are intended to carry out the purposes of the Dam Safety Law of 1967, which authorizes the implementation of a dam inspection and certification program in the interest of public health, safety and welfare.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Steve McEvoy
Department Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Division Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources
Address 1612 Mail Service Center

Place Raleigh, North Carolina
Zip/Postal Code 27699-1612
Phone 919.707.9220

Email Steve.McEvoy@ncdenr.gov
Website http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/lr/division-contacts#centraloffice

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

Authority 1: § 143‑215.23