Corps officials upgrade Green Peter from 'high-' to 'low-risk' dam
October 21, 2020
After years of extensive studies, a risk assessment and recent rehabilitation of spillway gates, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have re-classified Green Peter Dam as a Low Risk dam.
Recent rehabilitation of the spillway tainter gates for trunnion friction and overall reliability have improved the risk characterization, according to the Corps.
These efforts along with a detailed review of the dam's hazards, performance and consequences, helped decrease risks from the last assessment, which rated Green Peter as a High Risk dam.
"We've made a substantial amount of progress increa...