Priest Rapids Dam

Six employees injured in explosion at Priest Rapids hydro facility

10/09/2015 At about 4:15 pm on Oct. 8, an explosion was reported at the 955.6-MW Priest Rapids hydro fac...

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Priest Rapids hydro

UPDATE: Three of six employees released from hospital after explosion at Priest Rapids hydro

10/12/2015 As of this morning, it has been reported that three of the six employees injured during the e...

36-month dam safety study ahead for Eagle Mountain Dam in Texas

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