Development of hydrologic risk-based methodology for evaluation of dam safety in Missouri

Peyton, R. L. ; Hubbard, J. L. ; Swenty, B. J.
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 5
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1987
Based on the results of the National Program of Inspection of Nonfederal Dams conducted by the US Army Corps of Engineers during 1977-1981, Missouri was found to have the highest number of "unsafe" dams in the nation. Many of the dams classified as unsafe in Missouri were tailings dams.
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