There's no immediate threat to public safety from the crack in the Wanapum Dam, Grant County Public Utility District spokesman Thomas Stredwick said Friday. The dam is located just downstream from where Interstate 90 crosses the …
MATTAWA — Boaters were evacuated over the weekend near Wanapum Dam because of a 65-foot crack in the Wanapum Dam spillway.The district is also lowering water levels by about 20 feet and expects to reach this goal by Monday. All …
A contractor is erecting a platform on Wanapum Dam for drilling to explore the size of the crack that was discovered Feb. 27 in a spillway pier. While the Grant County Public Utility District decides on a repair plan, the reservoir behind the …
A 65-foot-long crack in Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River is not expected to send a ripple effect through the power grid to Snohomish County — at least not yet. The water level behind the hydroelectric dam, six miles south of Vantage and …
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A 65-foot-long (20-metre-long) crack has appeared along the base of a dam in Washington state, posing no public danger but ... spillway of the 8,320-feet-long (2535-metre-long) Wanapum Dam, a large hydroelectric …
(AP) — Dealing with that cracked dam on the Columbia River is going to cost about $61 million ... to investigate the cause of the fracture. The 65-foot long crack on a spillway of Wanapum Dam was discovered in February. The reservoir was …
VANTAGE, Wash. — Structural damage that is reportedly a 65-foot crack has been found in the Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River and the water level is being lowered to relieve pressure while inspectors investigate the problem, the …
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The preliminary results of what caused a big crack in Wanapum Dam point to a mathematical error during design of the structure more than 50 years ago. That’s according to the Grant County Public Utility District …
Repairs to a cracked spillway on the Wanapum Dam have progressed to the point where ... This is the last major milestone arising from last year's discovery of a crack in the dam. That resulted in the reservoir being lowered by dozens of feet to …