UPDATE: BEVERLY, WA - The Grant County Public Utility District now classifies the crack in a spillway pier at the Wanapum Dam, as a "non-failure emergency." The Grant County Public Utility District lowered the …
Dam operators are struggling to find a solution for a major underwater crack in the Wanapum Dam. It spans the Columbia River in central Washington near Vantage. In the short term, operators are lowering water levels to at …
Irrigators will have water. EPHRATA, Wash. — Wanapum Dam reservoir on the Columbia River is returning to normal levels after being lowered for more than a year for $69 million in repairs to a crack in the dam. The …
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The Washington state dam where inspectors found a 65-foot-long crack last week has fixed itself and is now safe, utility officials said Wednesday. Federal regulators and consultants rushed to Wanapum Dam — on the …
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(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 …
California power grid operators learned Friday that Grant County in the state of Washington had implemented an emergency response plan due to a crack in the Wanapum Dam along the Columbia River. Divers detected a …
EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) -- The Grant County PUD has decided to draw down the water level behind the Wanapum Dam after divers found a crack in a spillway pillar. Utility spokesman Thomas Stredwick told …
EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — A crack in a spillway pier at the Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River is a serious situation, but not a threat of downstream flooding even in a worst-case scenario, a spokesman for the Grant …
A crack was found along the base of a dam in Washington State, Reuters reported. Although the 65-foot-long crack on the Wanapum Dam poses no public danger, it prompted utility managers to lower water levels to …
A large dam in Washington state has a 65-foot-long crack below its waterline, say officials who are planning repairs at the Wanapum Dam, which is owned by a county utility. Divers found the 2-inch-wide crack that …
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