Collapse in HPP, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil May 2024 – Key lessons

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: May 15, 2024 | ⏳ Read Time: 3 min | 👁 Post Views: 78

The horrific collapse of the Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) dam in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, serves as a heartbreaking reminder of the critical need for robust dam safety measures. This disaster, which claimed several lives, compels us to learn from this tragedy and implement changes to prevent future occurrences. Key Lessons: Strengthening Dam Safety … Read more

Dam gate collapsed at Lake Dunlap – Some Facts [VIDEO]

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: December 11, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 6 min | 👁 Post Views: 124

Back in 2019, concerns over the aging dams prompted the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority to make a challenging decision that significantly impacted the landscape – the draining of four beloved lakes: Lake Gonzales, Meadow Lake, Lake Placid, and Lake McQueeney. The process of dewatering began on September 16, starting with Lake Gonzales and proceeding upstream to … Read more