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After Review, Dworshak is Safer

by Eric Barker
Lewiston Tribune, June 19, 2012

Study by corps upgrades safety of massive dam

Dworshak Dam spills water to cool lower Snake River reservoirs An in-depth study is responsible for a safety-rating upgrade of the 700-foot-high Dworshak Dam from "Unsafe or Potentially Unsafe" to "Conditionally Unsafe."

Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers met with the Clearwater County Board of Commissioners Monday to announce they are upgrading the safety rating of the dam that received a poor score in an initial risk analysis four years ago.

Related Pages:
Dworshak Dam Wins 'Potentially Unsafe' Rating by Associated Press, Montana News Station, 10/5/8
Dworshak Leak Leads to Repairs by Staff, KLEW News, 7/25/8

Related Sites:
Dworshak Dam in N. Idaho a little leaky, but safe by Eric Barker, Lewiston Tribune 11/2/8
Corps Says Dworshak Dam Safe Despite Seepage And Leakage by Glenn Mosley, Oregon Public Broadcasting 2/24/8

Eric Barker
After Review, Dworshak is Safer
Lewiston Tribune, June 19, 2012

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