Dam inspections indicate Foster, Green Peter in good shape


May 27, 2020

AN ENGINEERING TEAM prepares to inspect the Green Peter powerhouse.

After conducting its five-year inspections on Foster and Green Peter dams last week, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers found nothing unexpected or out of the ordinary.

Every five years, the Corps conducts a multi-disciplinary inspection of all of its dams, said team leader Matt Chase, a structural engineer who has worked for the agency for 17 years. The inspection team includes personnel from several engineering disciplines, including structural, mechanical, electrical and hydraulic. It also includes geologists.

Chase said his team spent Wednesday and Thursday of last week at Green Peter Da...

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