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  • Anatomy of a disaster

    Anatomy of a disaster

    The floods plaguing the U.S. today are largely the result of the dam-building flurry that began about 60 years ago under the Pick-Sloan Plan.

  • When dams were young and gardenias a nickel apiece

    Tom Wolf talks to his 90-year-old mother about the Great Depression and the big dams that were built in the West in the 1930s.

  • Water 'holy war' rages in central Utah

    In central Utah, Sanpete County wants to build a dam and reservoir to provide for its fast-growing population, but neighboring Carbon County says the Gooseberry Narrows Dam will be a water-stealing boondoggle

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