February 2017 saw one of the most serious dam-related engineering incidents in history with the failure of the service spillway at Oroville Dam. Whether they realized it or not, the people living and working... continue reading
posted by eric35792 months 1 week ago • 460 views • 18:27
We normally build a dam to hold water back and store it for use in water supply, irrigation, hydropower, or flood control. But sometimes we have to let some water go. Whether we... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 2 years 2 months ago • 1,032 views • 8:15
"...a really big drain called a spillway. And once you see it full of spiraling water, it is hard to take your eyes off it.
For the first time in a decade, January and February have brought... continue reading
posted by chicchorea4 years 5 months ago • 1,740 views • 1:31