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May 31st is National Dam Safety

2023-06-01 02:20:04.517703+02 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

May 31st is National Dam Safety Day. Take a moment to look upstream from your home at our crumbling infrastructure and sob.

But, yeah, California doesn't have a water problem, it's got a water storage problem. Double sob.


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#Comment Re: May 31st is National Dam Safety made: 2023-06-01 13:38:39.27173+02 by: meuon

Insert long ranting diatribe about the insanely wealthy, taxes and our inability to think about, plan and build LONG term.

On a recent trip we saw roads, walls, buildings and bridges built by Romans and shortly after. Hundreds of years BC and AD.

I saw one remnant of a 2+k year old public toilet and sewer system. Not up to code, empties somewhere it should not, but still mostly intact.

My point is: We take discuss and pictures of ancient aqueducts, but I think the enabler of a long term scale civilization is the other end of the problem: Waste handling.

#Comment Re: May 31st is National Dam Safety made: 2023-06-02 13:40:33.881242+02 by: TheSHAD0W

Insert short mention of people deciding to live and building their houses in the worst places. This is why I live on the side of a small mountain now.

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