Dam Safety Program (Maryland)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|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)|
|Program Administrator||Maryland Department of the Environment|
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.
|Department||Maryland Department of the Environment|
|Division||Dam Safety Program|
|Address||1800 Washington Boulevard|