Disaster on Gulf Coast shows the unthinkable does happen
Pardee Dam is seen in this file photo. In a worst-case scenario, a catastrophic event could cause a failure of Pardee, which would, in turn, cause Camanche Dam to crumble. Officials believe such an occurrence would be unlikely. (News-Sentinel file photo)
Posted: Friday, September 9, 2005 10:00 pm
For decades, residents on the shores of Louisiana and
Mississippi have known they live in the path of hurricanes. Here in
California, people live on top of fault lines that are primed to
explode with devastating earthquakes.
Lodi also is at risk to disaster -- both natural and
Friday, September 9, 2005 10:00 pm.