UK town evacuated, risks being submerged by damaged reservoir

UK town evacuated, risks being submerged by damaged reservoir

The town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire is at the risk of being submerged as a damaged reservoir might collapse. Authorities have evacuated hundreds of homes in an emergency operation. The crumbling wall of Toddbrook reservoir damaged during flooding this week is meanwhile under repair by the army, environmental agencies and firefighters in UK.

Sandra
Sandra
Symphony No. 5
Symphony No. 5 1 year

Damn. Hope everything will be fine.

Lowlife
Lowlife 1 year

There’s a dam above my town that was built on a fault line because of corrupt politicians in the 60s, so far we haven’t had a earthquake big enough to blow it, but it’s day is coming

L C
L C 1 year

its always a shock to me when it takes critical failure risk and potential for catastrophic damage to get people to revisit failing infrastructure

America
America 1 year

So they stand on a failing structure to examine? Real smart.

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