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…………….
The homeowner’s association says their engineers project it will cost at least 500-thousand dollars to repair the dam, money they
After years spent fending off legislation that property owners groups called “punitive,” the associations are ready to back a bill