Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
05/20/2018 Southern Oregon's Howard Prairie Dam To Get Seismic Retrofit
Earthquakes
Dam Modifications/Repairs
05/20/2018 Colombia: Mass Evacuations As Fears Grow Over Catastrophic Hidroituango Dam Failure Incidents
05/19/2018 Colombia: 120,000 people at high risk as dam threatens failure Incidents
05/18/2018 Do more to ensure the safety of dams and other water reservoirs Incidents
05/17/2018 Dam repair bid approved Dam Modifications/Repairs
05/15/2018 Dam removal quicker & cheaper than expected Dam Removal
05/14/2018 Authorities outline phases of Eightmile Dam repair Dam Modifications/Repairs
05/14/2018 Colombia’s Hidroituango dam floods: hundreds left homeless
Incidents
Floods
05/14/2018 Harlan County Lake gains improved tainter gates for safety of dam Dam Modifications/Repairs
05/12/2018 Updated death toll at 45 in Kenya dam disaster Incidents
05/12/2018 Fears many other dams unsafe after Solai tragedy Incidents
05/11/2018 Kenyan authorities declare dam that killed 40 people illegal, launch investigation Incidents
05/11/2018 Dam failure worsens flooding in Gallatin County
Incidents
Floods
05/10/2018 Dam safety bill approved by Vt. Legislature Dam Safety Legislation
05/10/2018 Kenya Dam Break Wipes Out Villages, Killing Dozens Incidents
05/10/2018 48 people killed in Patel Dam tragedy, Solai, Nakuru Incidents
05/09/2018 Emergency officials say risk of Leavenworth dam failure is there but no need for evacuations Incidents
05/09/2018 TVA completes major flood protection Dam Modifications/Repairs
05/08/2018 Phase Two of Construction Begins at Oroville Dam Today Dam Modifications/Repairs
05/08/2018 Residents asked to evacuate due to "emergency" reservoir level in Shoto Incidents