A 300-foot-long breach in Lake Delhi Dam Saturday sent water spilling downstream and hundreds of people fleeing for safety in eastern Iowa.
David Fink, Lake Delhi dam operation manager, called the breach “a catastrophic release of water.”
"It’s going to have a hell of a lot of velocity,” he told The Des Moines Register.
The dam, which sits on the Maquoketa River about 45 miles north of Cedar…
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