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Utility blames math error for crack in Wanapum Dam

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Preliminary results of what caused a big crack in Wanapum Dam point to a mathematical error during design of the structure more than 50 years ago, the Grant County Public Utility District said Tuesday…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Possible human bones found along Columbia River

CRESCENT BAR, Wash. (AP) — The Grant County sheriff’s office says what detectives believe are human bones have been found along the Columbia River in an area newly uncovered by the drawdown of nearby Wanapum Dam…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Crack found in Wanapum Dam on Columbia River

EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — The Grant County PUD has decided to draw down the water level behind the Wanapum Dam after divers found a crack in a spillway pillar…. …read more

From: AP Washington News