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18 January 2019

Hidroituango: the complex geology behind the major problems in the mountain

Hidroituango: the complex geology behind the problems in the mountain, with suggestions that the powerhouse cavern might lie at the intersection of 2 faults

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18 July 2018

Hidroituango: an update

Problems continue at the Hidroituango dam site in Colombia. Last week a significant seismic event was recorded in the power house cavern, which is thought to have been generated by a further rockfall in the underground excavation.

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21 June 2018

Hidroituango: Renewed movement suggests a landslide of up to 200,000 cubic metres may occur soon

A new evacuation of workers has been ordered at the Hidroituango dam site in Colombia in light of a potential landslide of up to 200,000 cubic metres in the next few days. The integrity of the dam is not considered to be threatened.

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18 June 2018

Hidroituango: a substantial step towards reducing the immediate risk

Yesterday the operators of the dam at Hidroituango announced that the crest of the structure has reached 415 m. This is a substantial step towards increasing the safety of the site

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11 June 2018

Hidroituango – continued small landslides, and proposals for a way forward

Yesterday a small landslide at the Hidroituango dam site led to the evacuation of some of the workers on the site. Operations continue to manage the situation whilst waiting for the end of the rainy season, and an expected fall in the river level

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