Video of the Day: Panguitch Lake Dam at risk, repair efforts offer relief to locals

(YouTube/Utah Department of Public Safety)

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office issued a flood watch to Panguitch and other nearby areas on Tuesday, April 9, because of visible dam cracking and potential dam failure. This escalated the dam to a Level 2 Emergency Situation. Building a buttress and a drop in water levels were good news for Panguitch, and the evacuation notice was lifted on April 12.

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