Rules and Regulations for Dam Safety (Rhode Island)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Rules and Regulations for Dam Safety (Rhode Island)|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Program Administrator||Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management|
These rules and regulations seek to provide for the safety of dams to protect the public, real property, and natural resources by establishing reasonable standards and creating a public record for reviewing dam performance. Maintenance and repair of low and high hazard dams, as well as substantial alteration and construction of new dams all require official approval. These regulations describe procedures for dam registration, hazard classification, inspection, and official approval processes.
|Contact Name||Alicia Good|
|Department||Department of Environmental Management|
|Division||Office of Water Resources|
|Address||235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI, 02908|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||R.I. Gen. Laws of 1956 ch. 42-17.1 42-17.6 46-19 42-35|