Board orders emergency action to lessen danger from compromised private dam in NE Oklahoma City

By William CrumA northeast Oklahoma City homeowners association was ordered Friday to take steps to minimize the risk that the dam holding back a neighborhood lake could fail, placing several dozen homes in peril.In an emergency order signed by Executive Director Julie Cunningham, the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) said erosion beneath the spillway poses a danger to the structural integrity of the earthen structure.The Lakeside Dam is on the east side of Air Depot Boulevard, north of Hefner Road.Read more on NewsOK.com

By William Crum

A northeast Oklahoma City homeowners association was ordered Friday to take steps to minimize the risk that the dam holding back a neighborhood lake could fail, placing several dozen homes in peril.

In an emergency order signed by Executive Director Julie Cunningham, the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) said erosion beneath the spillway poses a danger to the structural integrity of the earthen structure.

The Lakeside Dam is on the east side of Air Depot Boulevard, north of Hefner Road.
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