Dam Safety

Dam Emergency Contact:  1-800-858-0368

The North Carolina Dam Safety Program provides oversight of more than 3,000 dams statewide, working to provide for the certification and inspection of dams to reduce the risk of failure of dams; to prevent property damage, personal injury, and loss of reservoir storage; and to ensure maintenance of minimum flows of adequate quantity and quality below dams.

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N.C. Dam Inventory as 11/20/19

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