(AP) - A new report says the owners and state regulators of the Spencer Dam on the Niobrara River in north-central Nebraska underestimated the potential of its failure to cause life-threatening damage. DamCrest Consulting, 812 Pinehurst Court, Louisville, CO, 80027, United States 720-447-0437 mark@damcrest.com. (AP) — The Nebraska Natural Resources Department has asked a national dam safety organization to investigate the failure of the Spencer Dam during the March flooding.. The Spencer Dam Independent Investigation Panel has prepared their final report on the failure of the Spencer Dam that occurred in northern Nebraska on March 14, 2019. - The following is from the Nebraska Press Association: "The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), a national non-profit organization focused on the safety of dams, will be conducting an independent investigation to identify the likely causes that contributed to the bre SPENCER, Neb. This event is a dramatic illustration of the importance of dam safety. SPENCER, Neb.

Spencer Dam Failure Investigation Report In the early morning hours of March 14, 2019, Spencer Dam on the Niobrara River in northern Nebraska failed during a major flood and ice run on the river. The Spencer Dam, located on the Niobrara River in northern Nebraska, failed on March 14, 2019. The report focuses on the physical causes of the failure, the human and organizational causes, and the lessons to be learned from the failure. SPENCER, Neb. The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), a national non-profit organization focused on the safety of dams, will be conducting an independent investigation to identify the likely causes that contributed to the breach of Spencer Dam in North Central Nebraska on March 14, 2019. A combination of many factors led to the failure of the Spencer Dam on March 14, 2019. April 2020 (AP) -- The Nebraska Natural Resources Department has asked a national dam safety organization to investigate the failure of the Spencer Dam during the March flooding. Abbreviated Resumes of the Spencer Dam Investigation Panel Members . The following experts have been selected for the Spencer Dam Failure Independent Investigation Team: Mark E. Baker, P.E, Principal, DamCrest Consulting Robert Ettema, P.E., Ph.D., Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Colorado State University An independent investigative panel was formed to examine the failure. The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) has released the Spencer Dam Failure Investigation Report with important lessons learned for those in the dam safety community. By: John Axtell Posted at: 04/21/2020 11:27 PM COLUMBUS, Neb. But among the biggest factors was decades of ignorance of the dam’s troubled (AP) — The Nebraska Natural Resources Department has asked a national dam safety organization to investigate the failure of the Spencer Dam during the March flooding.. The report focuses on the physical causes of the failure, the human and organizational causes, and the … Contact. The Association of State Dam Safety Officials said in a news release Monday that the independent investigation is expected to take six months with a goal of improving the dam safety industry’s best practices. The Spencer Dam Independent Investigation Panel has prepared its final report on the failure of Spencer Dam that occurred in northern Nebraska on March 14, 2019. For updated FAQs and more information about the formation of a failure investigation team join the ASDSO Collaborate All-Member Community.