Pine Tree Lake dam in Richland County failed during the historic rain storm in October. The dam is not regulated by South Carolina but could fall under state oversight if a new law is passed.
Pine Tree Lake dam in Richland County failed during the historic rain storm in October. The dam is not regulated by South Carolina but could fall under state oversight if a new law is passed. Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com
Pine Tree Lake dam in Richland County failed during the historic rain storm in October. The dam is not regulated by South Carolina but could fall under state oversight if a new law is passed. Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com
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