U.S. Army Corps of Engineers celebrates 75 years of reducing flood risks at Whitney Point Dam
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, Commander Col. Ed Chamberlayne discusses the flood risk management benefits that Whitney Point Dam in New York has provided to downstream communities over the years at a ceremony in front of the dam’s gatehouse commemorating its 75th anniversary Saturday October 21, 2017. It’s estimated that the dam has prevented more than $726 million in damages to downstream communities, including Binghamton, N.Y., since being completed in 1942.

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