dam safety

Hazardous dams in Kentucky will now be required to have emergency plans, thanks to new law

BY: - April 4, 2023

FRANKFORT — Kentucky dam safety officials faced a potentially dire situation last year: A sinkhole was rapidly growing in the slope of a dam in Crittenden County. A failure could have sent 180 million gallons of water cascading toward private developments and the local hospital.  And there was no emergency plan. That’s because until last […]