Teton Dam Failure: Experience in Disaster Response

by Murland R. Packer, (M.ASCE),
C. Stephen Allred,

Serial Information: Journal of the Water Resources Planning and Management Division, 1978, Vol. 104, Issue 1, Pg. 275-279

Document Type: Journal Paper


This paper deals with the concerns about dam safety. Because of the Teton Dam failure in Idaho much has been and will be learned that can contribute to better and more effective design and operation of dams in the future.

Subject Headings: Dam failures | Failure analysis | Disaster response | Dam safety | Idaho | United States

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