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theguardian - 9 days ago

Thousands of run-down US dams would kill people if they failed, study finds

17% of 91,000 US dams classified with ‘high hazard’ potentialNeglected infrastructure in focus after Michigan dam failuresMore than 15,000 dams in the US would likely kill people if they failed, and at least 2,300 of them are in poor or unsatisfactory condition, according to recent data from the federal government’s National Inventory of Dams. Related: When the 500-year flood hit Michigan, residents had to weigh risk of escape in a pandemic Continue reading...


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