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…………….