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20 July 2021
Hulunbuir: a very serious double dam failure occurred in Inner Mongolia in northern China on 18 July 2021, causing extensive flooding
28 May 2020
A recent paper (Latrubesse et al. 2020) suggests that the catastrophic July 2018 Xe Nammoy hydropower complex dam failure in Laos might have been caused by piping and slope failure of the dam, a mechanism that is similar to the #Edenville dam failure.
27 May 2020
Planet Labs have now captured high resolution imagery of the aftermath of the failure of Sandford dam in Michigan last week
21 May 2020
Edenville Dam failure: an astonishing video of the full collapse sequence is on Youtube. It appears to show a geotechnical failure rather than overtopping
20 May 2020
In Midland County, Michigan collapse is underway of Edenville dam, driven by heavy rainfall. Reports suggest that a second dam may also be failing.
4 May 2020
Sardoba Reservoir: a major dam collapse in Uzbekistan on 1 May 2020, plus the EGU2020 Day 1 programme and a car crash interview about diversity in the geosciences
On Friday 1 May 2020 a major collapse occurred in the earth-filled dam of Sardoba Reservoir in Uzbekistan, causing extensive flooding.
23 April 2020
Planet Labs images showing the major fly ash failure and release at Singrauli in India on 10 April 2020, which killed six people
29 March 2016
On Sunday 28th March 2016 the Sparmos Dam in Greece underwent an overtopping and breach event, damaging local fields and roads