Curated Summaries for Dams and Levees
Curators: Ezra Jampole, PhD Student at Stanford University, and Matt Bandelt, Assistant Professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)


Preliminary Reconnaissance Observations by CIGIDEN and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

A preliminary Reconnaissance Observation Report has been created for EERI by the National Research Center for Integrated Natural Disasters Management, CIGIDEN, and the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Download the six page Report of...


The State of Dams and Levees following the M8.3 Illapel, Chile Earthquake

October 5, 2015 by  
Filed under Dams and Levees

Following the September 16, 2015 M8.3 earthquake near Illapel, Chile, there is little reported damage to dams.  The Chilean President noted on September 17 that dams in the country were in good condition.  The GDACS Earthquake Impact report lists only one dam, the Cogoti dam, as at risk.  The Cogoti...