Many earthen dams on private property are behind on repairs

Two years ago, maintenance workers at the 400-home lakeside community in the Hocking Hills region saw that the dam had slipped and notified the state. After seeing what had happened, the state’s Dam Safety folks ordered them to lower the water level and fix the dam.  The water has been down since then. The association is trying to reach agreement with the state on how big the dam must be for safety. It also wants to fill up the lake and enjoy it this summer while awaiting construction next spring.   Read the article………..


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