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Do You Live, Work or Play Downstream From a Dam?

Do You Live, Work or Play Downstream From a Dam?

Mar 16, 2011

The probablility of a dam breach may seem remote, but even well-maintained and frequently inspected dams can develop sudden problems, especially under the stress of heavy rains. You may be surprised to know that you are a stakeholder in dam safety. Stakeholders are citizens, business owners, and recreationists in harm’s way at times, often without...

Dams in Forsyth County

Dams in Forsyth County

Jul 13, 2010

There are 217 dams located in Forsyth County, 56 of those dams are rated “High Hazard” meaning that if a failure occurred there would be a probable loss of one or more human lives and property damage would probably exceed $200,000. Twenty-three dams located in Forsyth County are classified as having an “Intermediate Hazard” rating, meaning failure...