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Pipestem hosting dam safety workshop


PIPESTEM, W.Va. (AP) -- The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's Dam Safety Program is gearing up for a one-day workshop for dam owners and monitors.

The state agency is scheduled to hold the workshop on Saturday at Pipestem Resort State Park.

Officials say the workshop will provide practical information on topics of importance to anyone who owns or monitors a dam. Topics will include dam safety, basic terminology, causes of dam failures, maintenance solutions and emergency plan guidance.

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