Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
03/20/2019 We need tougher, not weaker, dam safety law Dam Safety Legislation
03/20/2019 Tuesday flood updates: Man missing after Spencer Dam collapse ID'd; timeline for levee repairs uncertain
Incidents
Floods
03/20/2019 Historic Midwest Flooding Likely to Cost at Least $1.3 Billion in Nebraska Alone; Missouri Towns Ordered to Evacuate
Incidents
Floods
03/18/2019 How Nashville was saved from a 2010 flood repeat because of Lake Cumberland dam repairs | Opinion Dam Modifications/Repairs
03/17/2019 Flood disaster continues in Iowa and eastern Nebraska with more rain on the horizon for Tuesday
Incidents
Floods
03/17/2019 SC Senate considers removing dams from safety rules Dam Safety Legislation
03/16/2019 11-foot wall of water: One dam breaks, three counties suffer
Incidents
Floods
03/15/2019 Nebraska, Midwest Flooding Maps, Update: Nuclear Plant Braces for Rising Waters, Prepares for Shutdown
Incidents
Floods
03/15/2019 Flooding in the Midwest Is Causing Dams to Fail
Incidents
Floods
03/14/2019 World Bank to provide $137 million to enhance dam safety in India Other
03/14/2019 Spencer dam breaks, many towns evacuated
Incidents
Floods
03/14/2019 U.S. ARMY CORPS TRIPLES GAVINS POINT DAM WATER RELEASES TO 100,000 CFS Floods
03/13/2019 FEMA to fund only half of California's request for Oroville Dam repairs
Incidents
Dam Modifications/Repairs
Other
03/11/2019 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Truman Dam "potentially unsafe" Other
03/11/2019 Portion of reservoir dam slipping Incidents
03/10/2019 Historical society gives tour, lesson on St. Francis Dam Disaster for 91st anniversary
Incidents
Community Resilience
Other
03/09/2019 Commission to hold public hearing on hydropower project
Dam Modifications/Repairs
Public Hearings
03/09/2019 Vale and the aftermath of a devastating dam failure
Incidents
Legal
03/07/2019 Proposed measure would rewrite Oregon’s dam safety rules Dam Safety Legislation
02/16/2019 Eight Vale staff arrested over dam failure
Incidents
Legal