Penny-Pinching Cripples Dam Safety in South Carolina
Tree limbs, broken medical equipment, crumbling walls and ankle-deep muck greeted Nori Warren the day she walked into her storm-battered veterinary clinic after the worst flood Columbia had experienced in decades. Upstream dams had broken, adding millions of gallons of water to the already rain-choked Gills Creek system. Warren’s business, Four Paws Animal Clinic, sustained about $600,000 in flood damage that her insurance won’t cover. Read the article…………….
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