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Flood Risk Management

The Great Lakes and Ohio River Division operates and maintains 83 dams to protect communities throughout the region. The majority of the are within the flood-prone Ohio River basin region. 

In addition, the division has 539 miles of levees and over 100 local flood protection projects which include walls, levees and channel improvements. These projects have saved lives, homes, businesses and prevented over $39 billion in damages since 2012. 

 

Flood Risk Management Fact Sheets