Dam Safety in Colorado | FOX31 Problem Solvers

This map show all dams in Colorado. Clicking on any marker will show you details on that specific dam from the Colorado Division of Water Resources. A key and more details can be found below the map.

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Definitions (from Colorado Division of Water Resources)

High Hazard Dam: a dam for which loss of human life is expected to result from failure of the dam.

Significant Hazard Dam: a dam for which significant damage is expected to occur, but no loss of human life is expected from failure of the dam.

Low Hazard Dam: a dam for which loss of human life is not expected, and significant damage to structures and public facilities as defined for a Significant Hazard dam is not expected to result from failure of the dam.

No Public Hazard (NPH) Dam: a dam for which no loss of human life is expected, and for which damage only to the dam owner’s property will result from failure of the dam.

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