Water pouring out of rural Utah dam through 60-foot crack, putting nearby town at risk

April 12, 2024

By   Timothy H.J. Nerozzi, Fox News

April 11, 2024

A dam in Utah is undergoing emergency repairs after a massive crack opened this week, allowing a surge of water through.

The Panguitch Lake Dam in southwest Utah has developed a 60-foot-long crack that is allowing excess water to flood a nearby creek, posing an existential threat to the nearby towns of Panguitch and Circleville.

The crack was discovered on Monday night during an inspection, then announced to the public the following day.

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