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DNRC Headquarters
1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074 | Fax: (406) 444-2684
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Dam Maintenance Fact Sheets


Have questions about your dam? We have prepared a series of "Fact Sheets" covering everything from concrete to seepage and rodent damage to trashrack design. These should get you started in the right direction for identifying problems and conducting proper maintenance of your dam.

  1. Basic Dam Layout and Nomenclature
  2. Earthen Dam Inspection
  3. Dam Owner Resources
  4. Animal and Rodent Control
  5. Trees and Brush
  6. Dam Failure Modes
  7. Earthen Dam Seepage
  8. Earthquakes
  9. Upstream Slope Protection
  10. Groundcover
  11. Problems with Concrete Materials
  12. Concrete Repair
  13. Problems with Metal Materials
  14. Trashracks
  15. Inspection of Structures
  16. Lake Drains/Low Level Outlets
  17. Outlet Erosion Control
  18. Concrete Spillways
  19. Earthen Spillways
Contact Dam Safety
Dam Safety
DNRC Water Resources
1424 9th Avenue
PO Box 201601
Helena, MT 59620-1601


Contacts
, PE, CFM
Bureau Chief
(406) 444-6816

Michele Lemieux, PE
Dam Safety Program Manager / Civil Engineer
(406) 444-6613

Chadrick Hill 
Civil Engineering Specialist
(406) 444-1358

Administrative Support
(406) 444-0862

Engineering Specialists
Regional Office Map 

VACANT
Helena Regional Office
(406) 444-9724


Havre Regional Office
(406) 265-5516

Sam Johnson, EI
Billings Regional Office
(406) 247-4423

Larry Schock, CFM
Missoula Regional Office
(406) 542-5885

Marc Pitman, PE CFM
Kalispell  Regional Engineering Specialist
(406) 752-2713

Sterling Sundheim, CFM
Lewistown Regional Office
(406) 538-7459