Dams Remain a Threat in CT, RI
April 3, 2011
The Day reports on the problem of poorly maintained, outdated dams in Rhode Island and Connecticut. Six dams in this area (5 in Rhode Island, 1 in Connecticut) collapsed last year after the 2010 spring deluge.
Repairs are being done, but the lack of dam inspectors and follow-up on state-issued mandates to repair the dams remain an issue. Rhode Island has 631 dams; Connecticut has 4,300.
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