Failed Richland (SC) dams had flaws, inspection records show

Most of the dams in Richland County that broke in this month’s torrential rains were cited repeatedly in state inspection reports for deficiencies, according to records released Monday evening by state officials.  Among the problems are cracks and holes in the dams, as well as overgrowth that made it impossible, in some cases, for inspectors to thoroughly review the dams.   Read the article…………