Residents near 1 Arkansas lake warned of problems with dam; issue not uncommon in state

/ Owner - November 28, 2018

They live by Lake Sandy in eastern Saline County. If the dam breaks, the lake would empty. They worry that they’ll be liable for damages if the dam fails. It’s a structure and a responsibility that many of the homeowners didn’t know they were getting when they bought their homes.  No one has paid dues to the Lake Sandy Property Owners Association for at least 20 years, Oglesby and others estimate. The association hasn’t met, and no one has maintained the dam that the association acquired through a warranty deed from a real estate developer in 1992.  The Lake Sandy dam is a case study in what happens when there’s no maintenance done on an unregulated dam, a problem that is not uncommon in Arkansas.     Read the article…………….

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