Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
12/28/2017 Engineers work to make Isabella Dam safer Dam Modifications/Repairs
12/27/2017 Oroville Dam: DWR asks for license before report is released Dam Modifications/Repairs
12/26/2017 Walter Hill Dam in need of repairs Dam Modifications/Repairs
12/26/2017 Eel River dam removal finished Dam Removal
12/24/2017 Repairs on Capitol Lake dam to start next week Dam Modifications/Repairs
12/24/2017 Benbow Dam removal completed Dam Removal
12/22/2017 Cracks discovered in spillways at 3 South Bay dams Incidents
12/21/2017 BHP pays $181m for Brazil dam disaster ahead of further settlement Incidents
12/21/2017 Politicians to Trump: Don’t relicense Oroville Dam until we know why spillway failed
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12/19/2017 Dam nears completion Other
12/19/2017 Mine tailings dam failures major cause of environmental disasters: report Incidents
12/19/2017 NID approves $470K to replace problem valve at Rollins Dam Dam Modifications/Repairs
12/19/2017 Shutter thickness, corrosion that escaped inspection led to KRP Dam breach Incidents
12/18/2017 A Dam(n) Big Fracking Problem Other
12/18/2017 A battle is brewing over plans to close a popular dam at Waratah Dam Removal
12/16/2017 Narendra Modi inaugurates Tuirial dam in Mizoram Other
12/15/2017 Guest opinion: Should the hydropower dams be removed? Dam Removal
12/15/2017 Nearly $1 million from economic development council to fund hydro dam, historic building rehab in Potsdam Dam Modifications/Repairs
12/15/2017 Guest opinion: Should the hydropower dams be removed? Dam Removal
12/15/2017 Cabresto Dam repairs almost completed Dam Modifications/Repairs