Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
01/19/2018 With a Flooding Disaster in Its Past, Utah Takes Dam Safety Seriously
01/18/2018 FEMA Funding To Be Used Toward Lake Bella Vista Dam Removal Dam Removal
01/17/2018 Oroville sues state water department for dam’s near failure Incidents
01/17/2018 Communities raise alarm over cracks in Kaduna dam Incidents
01/17/2018 Hope Mills Lake dam undergoes final inspection Dam Modifications/Repairs
01/15/2018 Safety Zone Declared Near Emsworth Locks & Dam After 27 Barges Break Free Incidents
01/15/2018 St. Francis Dam Disaster 90th Anniversary Events Set for March
01/14/2018 Madison approves dam banding, will explore long-term fix Dam Modifications/Repairs
01/14/2018 Musquash, N.B., residents free to return home as dam's water levels recede
Emergency Action Plans
01/11/2018 What the Oroville Dam debacle should teach engineers and experts, and the rest of us
Dam Modifications/Repairs
01/11/2018 Inside Mosul Dam, Iraq's biggest potential weapon of mass destruction Other
01/11/2018 Controversy surrounds dam removal in Lexington Dam Removal
01/11/2018 RF to hold public hearing Jan. 15 on future of Kinnickinnic hydros Public Hearings
01/10/2018 After Oroville disclosures, embattled California water agency names new director Other
01/09/2018 State releases funds for removal of dams Dam Removal
01/09/2018 Lake Nancy full again following dam repairs Dam Modifications/Repairs
01/06/2018 Michigan Dam Faces Shutdown over Longtime Safety Concerns Other
01/05/2018 Earthquakes Near Mount St. Helens a Reminder of Dam Dangers Earthquakes
01/05/2018 Independent report blames DWR, ‘long-term systematic failure’ for Oroville spillway crisis Incidents
01/05/2018 Excerpts from the independent report on the Oroville spillway disaster Incidents