Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
06/16/2018 Regulations complicate repairs to storm-damaged Albemarle dam
Incidents
Dam Modifications/Repairs
06/16/2018 No dams labeled ‘unsafe’ but three area considered ‘unsound’ Incidents
06/14/2018 Residents sue Fayetteville to fix hurricane-damaged dams
Incidents
Legal
06/14/2018 Cabinet okays Bill on dam safety, makes 'owners' responsible
Dam Safety Legislation
Legal
06/09/2018 This river's tallest dam must come down, environmentalists say Dam Removal
06/07/2018 Legislation to Reauthorize Dam Safety Program Passes Through House Dam Safety Legislation
06/01/2018 Energy company challenges new requirements for Maryland dam Legal
05/31/2018 New Oroville Dam safety advocacy group launches
Incidents
Other
05/31/2018 Lake Bella Vista's Dam Needs Repairs
Incidents
Dam Modifications/Repairs
05/30/2018 ASDSO marks National Dam Safety Awareness Day Other
05/30/2018 Parts of North Carolina hit by flash flooding, prompting fears of dam failure Floods
05/29/2018 World Bank supports Dam Safety Project in Albania Dam Modifications/Repairs
05/24/2018 Officials: Oroville Dam rebuild is 45 percent complete
Incidents
Dam Modifications/Repairs
05/24/2018 Grand Jury report highlights failure risks of Ventura County dams Other
05/24/2018 Greenbrier Lake level lowered because of dam problem Incidents
05/23/2018 Dangerous dam to be removed, easing paddling of Great Miami River Dam Removal
05/23/2018 Kenya dam break kills dozens Incidents
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