Recent Dam Safety News

Date News Item Link Category
09/14/2017 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Whittier Narrows Dam is unsafe and could trigger catastrophic flooding Other
09/14/2017 Gypsum hosts big dam celebration for completion of LEDE Reservoir dam Other
09/14/2017 Dam failure in Nassau County post-Irma Incidents
09/13/2017 River traffic shut down as Corps struggles to fix dam Dam Modifications/Repairs
09/12/2017 One way to alert the public in the event of an unlikely upstream dam failure that would flood the Delaware River Corridor is to blast sirens. Emergency Action Plans
09/12/2017 Demolition of dam to begin Wednesday Dam Removal
09/12/2017 Monterey Dam controversy continues at DNR public hearing Public Hearings
09/12/2017 Lake Wylie experts can’t recall a bigger spill. See what’s being done to fix it. Incidents
09/12/2017 Bid to repair leakage under Seabright Dam discussed Dam Modifications/Repairs
09/11/2017 Class-action lawsuit claims negligence in Oroville Spillway incident
Incidents
Legal
09/11/2017 WATCH: Department of Natural Resources to hold Monterey Dam meeting Public Hearings
09/08/2017 Heavy rainfall from Irma shouldn't cause problems for dam at Langley Pond Floods
09/08/2017 Frustration, friction flashed behind the scenes as Oroville Dam emergency grew Incidents
09/08/2017 Roaring River Dam Removal Successful Dam Removal
09/08/2017 As Irma looms, heavy rain could test thousands of N.C. high-hazard dams Floods
09/07/2017 Oroville Dam: Butte County sheriff recounts decision to evacuate with new details Other
09/07/2017 State DEEP moving forward on dam removal Dam Removal
09/07/2017 Irma could strike before Hope Mills dam is completed Floods
09/07/2017 IRMA: S.C. dam, reservoir owners, operators should lower water levels Floods
09/06/2017 Civil engineers’ reports on US flood preparedness: Lessons of Katrina and Sandy ignored Incidents