Dam Safety Program

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Funding Amount$500,000,000.00
Bureau Name Bureau of Reclamation
Funding Mechanism Direct Federal Spending
New? No
Funding Mechanism Direct Federal Spending

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients State, Local
Program Description Reclamation's Dam Safety Program is in place to ensure Reclamation dams do not present unreasonable risk to people, property, and the environment.
Eligible Uses Project work at identified dams needing corrective action to reduce risk
Statutory Location Division J, Title III
Federal Cost Share Requirement 85 percent Federal, 15 percent non-Federal, in lieu of project specific statute