Work to begin on Richmond Lake Dam

RICHMOND LAKE, S.D.(Press Release)- Brown County has been notified that engineering activities will be starting on the Richmond Lake Dam on July 22, 2022.  This will be the start of the process for the development of possible spillway modifications.

Work will be ongoing into August 2022. You may see survey crews, drill rigs, and drones in the area preforming this work.  During this time there may also be roadway lane closures this will be handled with traffic control personnel.

There is no danger of dam failure this is only for engineering work.

Questions can be directed to the Brown County Emergency Management Office at 605-626-7122 or emailed to: