Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
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
Incidents
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
12/19/2017 Dam nears completion Other
12/18/2017 A battle is brewing over plans to close a popular dam at Waratah Dam Removal
12/18/2017 A Dam(n) Big Fracking Problem Other
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 Cabresto Dam repairs almost completed Dam Modifications/Repairs
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
12/14/2017 Armidale Regional Council will apply for $1.5 million to fund an upgrade of Dumaresq Dam Dam Modifications/Repairs
12/14/2017 Black River Falls reimbursed $314,000 for phase one emergency dam repairs
Dam Modifications/Repairs
Other
12/13/2017 UN calls for international action on mine tailings dams safety and environment concerns Other
12/13/2017 Dam repairs underway at Malibou Lake and Lake Lindero Dam Modifications/Repairs
12/13/2017 Bradford Dam removal to be completed by end of 2017 Dam Removal
12/12/2017 Four days, 200 speakers: Waimea dam plan hearings begin on Monday
Dam Modifications/Repairs
Public Hearings
12/11/2017 California dam repairs will cost billions. Can we afford not to spend it? Dam Modifications/Repairs