Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
01/25/2018 Lots of S.C. dams still need repairs 2 years after massive flooding
Incidents
Dam Modifications/Repairs
01/24/2018 India announces new dam safety measures
Dam Safety Legislation
Other
01/23/2018 Boone Lake neighbors forming coalition to hold TVA accountable on dam project
Dam Modifications/Repairs
Legal
Other
01/22/2018 Two-day International Dam Safety conference in Thiruvananthapuram on Jan 23 Other
01/22/2018 Oroville Dam spillway built on crumbling rock, warned contractor that built it
Incidents
Other
01/22/2018 Attleboro, Norton and Foxboro get grants toward dam repairs Dam Modifications/Repairs
01/21/2018 Tribes renew dam removal support at FERC meeting Dam Removal
01/19/2018 New state water chief is married to SoCal water strategist. Critics say that’s too close Other
01/19/2018 With a Flooding Disaster in Its Past, Utah Takes Dam Safety Seriously
Incidents
Other
01/18/2018 FEMA Funding To Be Used Toward Lake Bella Vista Dam Removal Dam Removal
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
01/17/2018 Oroville sues state water department for dam’s near failure Incidents
01/15/2018 St. Francis Dam Disaster 90th Anniversary Events Set for March
Incidents
Other
01/15/2018 Safety Zone Declared Near Emsworth Locks & Dam After 27 Barges Break Free Incidents
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
Incidents
Emergency Action Plans
Other
01/11/2018 What the Oroville Dam debacle should teach engineers and experts, and the rest of us
Incidents
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