EML Dam shows no damage from quakes

December 11, 2013

Officials at the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) in Fort Worth have announced that recent earthquakes near Eagle Mountain Lake have had no structural impact on the reservoir’s dam.
“We have been closely monitoring instrumentation at the dam and conducting daily visual inspections over the last few weeks,” said TRWD Dam Safety Engineer Louie Verreault. “We have seen no change in the structure’s foundation, embankment or spillways. All indications are that the dam is in excellent condition.”

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