Saint Francis Dam
|Function / usage:||
Fresh water dam
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California, USA, North America
|12 March 1928||
Excessive leakage causes William Mulholland to inspect the dam who reports it to be perfectly safe.
|13 March 1928||
The dam gives way and the flood kills roughly 400 people.
The dam failure was blamed on unstable rock foundations.
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