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Dams and Levees

Dams and Levees Information

Dams and levees are a way to help mitigate flood risk. However, they are not always reliable. We’ve witnessed levee breaks during storms that caused massive flooding. Levees and dams require maintenance and repair. A recent Associated Press report identified at least 1,680 US dams to be a potential risk.

Here is an interactive tool to help identify if you could be at risk from one of the dams found in the study: