Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
01/14/2019 Lewisville Lake Dam to remain under surveillance through ongoing repairs Dam Modifications/Repairs
01/11/2019 St. Francis Dam Disaster Act Reintroduced in US Senate Dam Safety Legislation
01/11/2019 Hirakud Dam to get additional spillway Dam Modifications/Repairs
01/11/2019 East Branch Dam wall ‘about 75 percent complete’ Dam Modifications/Repairs
01/11/2019 Experts from 20 countries to take part in Dam Safety meet Other
01/09/2019 Robert Pike new Chief of Dam Safety at USBR Other
01/08/2019 Demolition to begin in Fort Dodge on Des Moines River dams Dam Removal
01/03/2019 Laos plans 12 new hydropower projects this year Other
01/03/2019 Council to host public hearing on two projects totaling $14M
Dam Modifications/Repairs
Public Hearings
07/01/2018 Ratcliff Lake to be lowered as spillway repair continues Dam Modifications/Repairs
06/30/2018 Rapidan Dam roiling, upriver property flooding Incidents
06/29/2018 Gorge Dam demolition and cleanup moves ahead with new agreement Dam Removal
06/28/2018 Loch Lomond Dam scheduled for major repair Dam Modifications/Repairs
06/27/2018 $50.1M in federal funding proposed for East Branch dam Dam Modifications/Repairs
06/27/2018 Lake Oroville Spillway Update
Incidents
Dam Modifications/Repairs
06/26/2018 Feds to hire contractor for $1.4B Shasta Dam project next year Dam Modifications/Repairs
06/26/2018 Oroville Dam: Senate passes bill to require independent risk analysis Dam Safety Legislation
06/26/2018 Lake at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site being lowered due to dam leak Incidents
06/23/2018 Video: Aerial view of flooding in North Carolina from failing dam
Incidents
Floods
06/21/2018 Break in Rapidan Dam Barrier Causes Upstream Safety Hazard Incidents