The Transylvania Times -

Cascade Lake Dam Needs Inspection - Brevard, NC

 

May 22, 2017

Park Baker

After a heavy rain, water pours over the dam at Cascade Lake.

Recommendations that the owners of the Cascade Lake Dam hire an independent engineering firm to conduct a thorough inspection have been ignored, according to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The top of the dam has several leaks, as shown in a sketch drawn by former DEQ employee Jeff Wait.

Cascade Lake Dam is owned by the Cascade Power Company, which the now decease...



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