Division of Water, Part 673: Dam Safety Regulations (New York)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||New York|
|Name||Division of Water, Part 673: Dam Safety Regulations (New York)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Safety and Operational Guidelines|
|Affected Technologies||Energy Storage, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small)|
|Program Administrator||New York State Department of Environmental Conservation|
|Information Source||Environmental Conservation Law, Article 1 Title 3; Article 3 Title 3; Article 3 sections 0301[aa] and [m]; Article 15 Title 5; Article 15 sections 0501, 0503, 0507, 0511, and 0516|
These regulations address dam safety, define dam hazard categories and inspection procedures, and apply to any owner of a dam. Dam owners are required to maintain dams in a safe condition at all times and to comply with Department inquiries for information on the status of a given dam.
|Contact Name||Mark Klotz|
|Department||NY Department of Environmental Conservation|
|Division||Division of Water: Flood Protection|
|Address||270 Michigan Ave. Buffalo, NY 14203|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Environmental Conservation Law|