Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
10/09/2017 Maps released of homes potentially affected if dams break
Emergency Action Plans
Community Resilience
Other
10/09/2017 Hopedale officials considering designs for Freedom Street dam Dam Modifications/Repairs
10/07/2017 Dam repairs nearly complete on Hebgen Lake Dam Modifications/Repairs
10/06/2017 River industry, consumers at risk if Lock and Dam 52 problems continue
Incidents
Dam Modifications/Repairs
10/06/2017 Corps studied flood warning system for dams, but dropped idea Emergency Action Plans
10/05/2017 Divers describe leak below Seabright dam Incidents
10/05/2017 Why are taxpayers repairing this dam when we still don’t know why it breached? Incidents
10/05/2017 Hirakud, 60, needs another spillway for safety and longevity Dam Modifications/Repairs
10/04/2017 Hurricane Maria: US Army faces race against time to shore up vital Puerto Rico dam before it bursts
Incidents
Floods
10/04/2017 Salisbury has concerns with Spruce Lake Dam Other
10/02/2017 Brentwood, Fremont residents form group to preserve dam Other
10/02/2017 Fish die after Thornbury Dam malfunction Misoperations
09/26/2017 Dam, other designs must consider climate change Other
09/22/2017 Aussie engineer SRG to tackle ageing US dam system Dam Modifications/Repairs
09/22/2017 Repairing Springbank Dam could be a regulatory headache Dam Modifications/Repairs
09/22/2017 Puerto Rico Dam Fails As Hurricane Maria Continues To Plague Residents
Incidents
Floods
09/20/2017 Lake Forrest Dam fixes proposed; could cost over $7M Dam Modifications/Repairs
09/20/2017 Study shows potential dam failure could impact more than 25,000 residents
Emergency Action Plans
Other
09/19/2017 Oroville Dam highlights California water infrastructure ‘falling apart’
Incidents
Dam Modifications/Repairs
Other
09/19/2017 Nam Ao Dam in Laos burst last week Incidents